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  1. U. S. Naval Hospital Library, Oakland, California
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    Handwritten on the front of photograph: U. S. Naval Hospital - Oakland, Calif.
  2. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the Base Hospital, Camp Travis, Texas.
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    Men in bed selecting books off a book truck. Additional caption reads: With her book truck, the librarian brings to the man's bed the book he wants. The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 208 hospitals. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  3. Camp Library at Camp Lee, Virginia
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    Soldiers marching outside of the camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library, American Library Association; Camp Lee, Virginia
  4. Library Service of the American Library Association in the Embarkation Hospital, Newport News, Va.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 208 hospitals. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  5. Camp Library at Camp Jackson, S.C.
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    Exterior of camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library of the American Library Association at Camp Jackson, S.C. The A.L.A. gives service to 860 Army, Navy and Marine Corps camps and stations, and 208 hospitals. Libraries have been placed on 911 vessels and more than two million books have been sent overseas. The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazine...
  6. Camp Library at Camp Lewis, WA
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    Exterior of the camp library. Caption reads: Camp Library, American Library Association; Camp Lewis, Washington
  7. University of Arizona Library, Tucson, Arizona - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1903

    Printed on the back of postcard: University of Arizona Library Building
  8. Merchant seamen find opportunities for study in technical books supplied by the American Library Association.
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    Men reading in bunk beds. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  9. American Library Association books boarding Merchant Marine vessel at New Orleans, La.
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    Men loading boxes on a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  10. A Group of Librarians in Berkeley, California
    Image | 1911

    Picture #72: From Left: G. B. Utley / F. P. Hill / W. C. Lane / J. C. Rowell / H. J. Carr / R. R. Bowker / J. C. Moulton / C. S. Greene / Mr. ? / Mr. ? / W. R. Watson
  11. An hour off duty, with American Library Association books. Merchant Marine vessel, Charleston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  12. Eager for books and magazines in American Library Association crew's libraries on Merchant Marine vessel, Charlston, S.C.
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    Seamen reading on the deck of a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  13. Old Lighthouse, Cape Henry, Va.
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    Photograph of a lighthouse. Caption reads: Men in lighthouses, on lightships, and in coast guard stations receive books from the American Library Association, co-operating with local libraries. The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  14. Soldiers Reading Books at St. Louis Armory
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers reading library books at the library of the St. Louis Armory. The soldier at the far right side is reading a book titled, Loot
  15. Making a good haul at Hampton Roads, Va. Merchant Marine library service of the American Library Association.
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    Men pulling a box on board a ship. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  16. The Conference Participants at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    Image | 1916

    Picture #1916_17: At Princeton University
  17. Delivery of American Library Association books to U.S. Shipping Board boats in harbor, Newport News, Va.
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    Two men in a small boat with boxes of books. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  18. Merchant Marine Service, American Library Association.
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    Men reading at a table. Additional caption reads: Boxed crew's libraries, each containing about eighty books of fiction, travel, books on seamanship and others, are exchangeable at principal ports. The A.L.A. furnishes free crew's libraries to American merchant ships and through representatives at principal ports provides free library service to American seamen.
  19. The Conference Participants at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    Image | 1916

    Picture #1916_20: At Princeton University
  20. Camp Lewis Extension
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    Glass plate slide showing extension to the library at Camp Lewis, WA. Caption indicates the dimensions of the building as 120' x 40', 40' x 40' for the extension.
  21. Central Library, Anaheim, California - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1963

    Printed on the back of postcard: CENTRAL LIBRARY, 500 W. Broadway Street, Anaheim, California. Designed in contemporary style, this 67,500 square foot structure was built in 1963 as the central facility for the Anaheim Public Library. Of reinforced concrete construction, the three level building provides space for over 300,000 volumes and can seat 288 readers. Special featur...
  22. A Group of Librarians in Asheville, North Carolina
    Image | 1907

    Picture #54: From Left: Mr. William L. Post / Mrs. Hopkins / Miss Everhart / Mr. A. H. Hopkins / Miss J. Rankin / Miss Anne Wallace (now Mrs. Howland)
  23. A Group of Librarians in Pasadena, California
    Image | 1911

    Picture #65: From Left: Mr. & Mrs. Henry J. Carr / Mr. & Mrs. W. M. C. Lane Negative in 12,579
  24. Interior, Camp Sheridan Library
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    Glass plate slide showing interior view of soldiers patronizing the library at Camp Sheridan, Alabama
  25. Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas - Front of Postcard
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    Printed on the front of postcard: Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas
  26. E. J. Nolan and C. M. Hewins
    Image | 1898

    Picture #18: Mr. E. J. Nolan / Miss C. M. Hewins
  27. A Group of Librarians in Washington, D.C.
    Image | 1929

    Picture #115: Appear without any order: Miss J. A. Rathbone / Miss Linda A. Eastman (ALA President) / A. Keogh (President Elect) / Carl H. Milam (ALA Secretary)
  28. War Library Lunch
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    Glass plate slide showing library personnel eating lunch in the staff room of the St. Louis war Library
  29. Frederick M. Crunden in Atlanta, Georgia
    Image | 1899

    Picture #23: Mr. Crunden / Miss ?
  30. Library, Alameda, California - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1907

    Printed on the back of postcard: Published by Pillsbury Picture Company, San Francisco, Cal. No. 4. Made in Germany.