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  1. Early Example of Camp Architecture, Wheeler, Georgia
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    Glass plate slide showing the exterior of an army camp library assembled from lumber and canvas sheeting
  2. Soldier Reads a Book in an Army Base Library
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers reading in a base library during World War I
  3. A Different Book-Cart & A Good Sign
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    Glass plate slide showing a hospital library reading room. Caption reads "A Different Book-Cart & A Good Sign, Debark. Hosp. No. 5" Sign in background reads "Take any book you want. Please return books to desk near the shelves so that other men may have the benefit. - American Library Association." One woman and and twelve men featured, including injured man (with crutch and...
  4. Convalescent Reading
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    Glass plate slide showing a library reading room at Debark. Hospital 3. Caption reads "Convalescents Debark. Hosp. 3, N. Y. C. Photo by Underwood & Underwood"
  5. Stockton Public Library and Hazelton Library
    Image | 1895

    Handwritten on the back of photograph: Medium Sized Libraries - California
  6. A Group of Librarians in New Monterey Hotel, Asbury Park, New Jersey
    Image | 1916

    Picture #1916_05: Miss Earhart
  7. A. L. A. Books in New Orleans Marine Hospital
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated books being read in a New Orleans Marine Hospital.
  8. Public Library, Berkeley, California - Front of Postcard
    Image | 1905

    Printed on the front of postcard: Public Library, Berkeley, California.
  9. Servicemen Reading
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading A. L. A. donated books on the porch of a military hospital.
  10. A Group of Librarians in Toronto, Canada
    Image | 1927

    Picture #111: Appear without any order: Mrs. Roden / C. F. D. Belden / Carl B. Roden (President-Elect) / M. S. Dudgeon (ALA Treasurer)
  11. Little Rock Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas
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    Reading Room of Little Rock Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  12. The Library in "The House that Jack Built"
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen. The caption below reads: "The Library in 'The House That Jack Built' Naval Training Station Newport" The writing on the image reads: "The House That Jack Built. Training Station Library. Newport, R. I."
  13. A Fresh Box of Books on Board a Merchant Ship at New Orleans
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen on a ship. The caption below reads: "A Fresh Box of Books on Board a Merchant Ship at New Orleans."
  14. Military Training Reading Room
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen. (Duplicate image of ALA0000317.)
  15. Mathematics in Demand
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Lake County, Illinois. The caption below reads: "Mathematics in Demand. Great Lakes Naval Tra. Station"
  16. ALA Ex-Presidents in Saratoga Springs, New York
    Image | 1918

    Picture #89: Standing (from Left): Carr / Putnam / Wyer / Andrews / Hill / Wellman Seating on the Benches: Dewey / Mrs. Elmendorf / R. R. Bowker / President T. L. Montgomery / Bostwick
  17. Servicemen Reading in Naval Library
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading in a naval library. (Duplicate image of ALA0000318.)
  18. Naval Servicemen Reading
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading.
  19. Your Camp Library Welcomes You
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    Glass plate slide showing road signs pointing toward the base library at Camp Upton, Long Island, New York. The sign reads ""Your Camp Library Welcomes You. 65,000 Books and Magazines maintained by the American Library Ass'n. All Cordially invited Bet. [between] Library & the Mall"
  20. Hamilton Bermuda American Navy Club - "Y"
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen and women in front of an American Navy Club Y. M. C. A. The caption below reads: "Hamilton Bermuda American Navy Club - 'Y'"
  21. Chaplain Spotts, A. L. A. Library, Naval Training Station San Diego, California
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    Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated reading materials being read by servicemen. Caption below reads: "Chaplain Spotts, A. L. A. Library, Naval Training Station San Diego, California" (Duplicate image of ALA0000309.)
  22. Great Lakes Naval Training Station
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading in a naval library. Caption reads: "Great Lakes Naval Training Station" (Duplicate image of ALA0000314.)
  23. Blue Jackets at Ease Inside the Pelham Bay Library
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading and relaxing at the Pelham Bay Library (Naval Training Camp, Pelham Bay Park, New York). Included note describes: "Blue Jacks at Ease Inside the Pelham Bay Library"
  24. Carnegie Library, Montgomery, Alabama - Front of Postcard
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    Printed on the front of postcard: Carnegie Library, Montgomery, Ala. 16129
  25. Camp Library
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen outside the camp library. Caption reads: "Pelham Bay Park New York, Naval Training Camp Library"
  26. A Group of Librarians Temagami Lake, Ontario, Canada
    Image | 1910

    Picture #63: Appear without any order: Miss Dougherty / Lizzie Williams / Miss H. Mathews / Mrs. W. Briggs / Walter Briggs / Miss Martha Smith
  27. The Conference Participants at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    Image | 1916

    Picture #1916_19: At Princeton University
  28. A Bit Chilly
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen walking in front of an American Library Association Library in winter. Caption reads: "A Bit Chilly, Great Lakes Naval Training station Library, Illinois"
  29. Crew's Reading Room
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading. Caption reads: "Crew's Reading Room, Naval Training station, St. Helena, Norfolk, Virginia."
  30. Inside American Navy Club "Y"
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    Glass plate slide showing servicemen reading. Caption reads: "Inside American Navy Club, Y, Hamilton, Bermuda. Note FRBR Canad. & American." (Duplicate image of ALA000032)