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American Library Association Archives Digital Collections

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  1. Billboard Opposite Union Station, Washington, D.C.
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    Glass plate slide of a billboard with an advertisement. Image depicts a sailor, possibly a factory worker, and an army serviceman with linked arms, marching towards a sign which reads: Back to the Job. Knowledge WINS on Pay Day. Use your Camp and Public Library. The backgroup behind the texts appears to be a dock and warehouses. The sign above the billboard has the company n...
  2. Blotter Distributed at County Fair 1918. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
    Image | 1918

    Glass plate slide caption reads: Blotter Distributed at County Fair 1918. Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Blotter contains an image of the Oshkosh Public Library, with hours from 9 A.M. - 9 P.M., text reads: YOUR LIBRARY, Come and get the books you need to help you in your work.
  3. LOOKING FOR A JOB?
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    Glass plate slide caption reads: "LOOKING FOR A JOB? New work or advancement in your old trade? The Greenwich Library Has up-to-date books on Business - on the Trades and Professions. DROP IN! ALL SERVICES FREE."
  4. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the Base Hospital, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.
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    Librarian brings books to wounded men in bed. 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.
  5. Gadsden Public Library, Gadsden, Alabama - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1968

    Stamped: Oct 17, 1968, Library
  6. Hospital Library Service of the American Library Association
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    Wounded servicemen reading in the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 208 hospitals. The men in hospitals and camps here are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice or the cover and mail.
  7. In the Library of the American Library Association at Camp Dodge, Iowa.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. gives library service to 860 army, navy and marine corps camps and stations and 208 hospitals in America. 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 magazines. As soon as you have read them, pla...
  8. Field Artillery Branch Library, Camp Lewis
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    Glass plate slide showing showing the interior of the ALA Library of Camp Lewis
  9. In the Library of the American Library Association at the Base Hospital, Camp Grant, Ill.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 230 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.
  10. Library service of the American Library Association at the U.S.General Hospital No. 6, Fort McPherson, Ga.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Post Chapel Library. 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.
  11. In the Library of the American Library Association at U.S. General Hospital No. 16, New Haven, Conn.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 230 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.
  12. How the American Library Association brings books and magazines to the bedside in the army and navy hospitals
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    Three wouned servicemen select books off a cart. Additional caption reads: With her book truck the Librarian goes through the Wards to serve the men who cannot come to the library. The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 249 hospitals. The men in hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice or the cover and mail.
  13. Camp Library of the American Library Association at Camp Funston, Kansas
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    Soldiers lingering outside a camp library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. gives library service to 860 army, navy and marine corps camps and stations, and 208 hospitals in America. Libraries have been placed on 911 vessels and more than two million books have been sent overseas. The men in hospitals ana camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have r...
  14. In the Library of the American Library Association at U.S. General Hospital No. 9, Lakewood, N.J.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Post Chapel Library. 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.
  15. Library Service of the American Library Association at the Base Hospital, Camp Dix, N.J.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. 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.
  16. Study room of the American Library Association in the Educational Building of US. General Hospital No. 2, Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. 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.
  17. In the Library of the American Library Association at Fort Riley, Kansas.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. 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.
  18. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the US. Naval hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo.
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    Wounded servicemen getting books off a cart. Additional caption reads: With her book truck the Librarian brings to the man in bed the book he wants. The A.L.A. has placed libraries in 249 hospitals. The men in hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  19. HDQ. Co. 148 Inf. Passing Camp Lee Library, VA.
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    Glass plate slide showing soldiers of the Headquarters Company, 148 Infantry Regiment, marching by the ALA Library of Camp Lee, VA
  20. A Group of Librarians in Asbury Park, New Jersey
    Image | 1919

    Picture #1919_11: Meyer / Tripp / Bostwick
  21. Library Service of the American Library Association at the Base Hospital, Camp Pike, Ark.
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    Wounded servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. 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.
  22. In the library of the American Library Association at Walter Reed U. S. General Hospital, Washington, D.C.
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    Servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The library is located in the Red Cross House. The men in hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  23. ALA Ex-Presidents in Mackinac Island, Michigan
    Image | 1910

    Picture #61: The Ex-Presidents From Left: Brett / H. M. Utley / Thwaites / Putnam / Bostwick / Hodges / Andrews / Dana / Gould / Carr
  24. In the Library of the American Library Association at Letterman U.S. General Hospital, San Francisco, Cal.
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    Wounded 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.
  25. In the Library of the American Library Association at U.S. General Hospital No. 28, East View, N.Y.
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    Wounded servicemen using the library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. has placed libraties in 230 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.
  26. Bedside service of the American Library Association in U S. General Hospital No. 1, The Bronx, New York City.
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    Wounded servicemen getting books off a cart. 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.
  27. In the Library of the American Library Association at U.S. General Hospital No. 8, Otisville, N.Y.
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    Servicemen and nurses using the library. Additional caption reads: The ALA. 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.
  28. Camp Library of the American Library Association at the Nayal Training Camp, Pelham Bay Park, N.Y.
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    Sailors lingering outside of their camp library. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. gives library service to 240 naval stations, 911 vessels, 620 army and marine corps camps and posts, and 208 hospitals. More than two million books have been sent overseas.The men in hospitals and camps here and overseas need your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on ...
  29. Discharged servicemen reading on the lawn or the U.S. Marine Hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, N. Y.
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    Servicemen sitting outside and reading. Additional caption reads: the American Library Association is maintaining libraries for former soldiers, sailors and marines, in all hospitals operated by the Public Health Service. The men in hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  30. George Iles and J. N. Larned in Montreal, Canada
    Image | 1900

    Picture #31: Geo Iles / J. N. Larned
  31. Reading by the fireside in the camp library of the American Library Association at Camp Upton, N.Y.
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    Servicemen reading in front of the fire. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. is still maintaining libraries for the men in camp and hospitals awaiting discharge. These men are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  32. In the Library of the American Library Association at US. General Hospital No. 31, Carlisle, Pa.
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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.
  33. Signal Corps Photographers before Photo Collection, Camp Travis
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    Glass plate slide showing three photographers of the Signal Corps seated in front of the photo collection of the library at Camp Travis, Texas
  34. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
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    With her book truck the librarian brings to the man in bed the book he wants. The A. L. A. has placed libraries in 249 hospitals. The men in hospitals are still lookmg for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  35. Library Serrice of the American Library Association in the Base Hospital, Camp Wadsworth, S.C.
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    Three servicemen read in the library. Additional caption reads: Reading in the Red Cross House. 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.
  36. In the Library of the American Library Association at US. General Hospital No. 30, Plattsburgh Barracks, N. Y.
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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.
  37. Bedside service of the American Library Association at the U.S. General Hospital No. 43, National Soldiers' Home, Va.
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    Librarian watching men read in wheelchairs. 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.
  38. In the Library of the American Library Association at Camp Sherman, Ohio.
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    Soldiers reading. Additional caption reads: The A.L.A. gives library service to 860 army, navy and marine corps camps and stations and 208 hospitals in America. 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 magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp ...
  39. A Group of Librarians in Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island
    Image | 1906

    Picture #50: From Left: T. Franklin Currier / Walter Biscoe / A. H. Hopkins /Alice B. Kroeger / J. C. M. Hanson / E. C. Richardson