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  1. Digital Surrogates of the World War I Scrapbooks
    Collection

    The digital surrogates of the World War I Library War Service scrapbooks from 1917-1919. Scrapbooks include photographs of camp libraries, servicemen reading, camp libraries, books drives, and other activities.
  2. American Library Association Archives Posters
    Collection

    Oversized posters, rotogravures and architectural drawings of ALA divisions, committees and projects. The file includes posters of Library War Service (1917-18), Hospital Library Service (1918-19), 50th Anniversary (1926), Reading Campaigns (1920's), W.P.A. Library Service Program (1935) and Andrew Carnegie Centenary (1935), Victory Book Campaign (1943) and World War II in g...
  3. Joseph T. Tykociner Papers (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates)
    Collection

    Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from the Joseph T. Tykociner Papers, contains a digitized film concerning Tykociner's contributions to research and in innovation in sound recording as well as in the field of electrical engineering. The digitized film shows a picture of Tykociner's apparatus and describing of its method of operation. Includes pictures of J. T. Tykociner, Jacob...
  4. Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
    Collection

    The Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection includes pictorial and photographic postcards of libraries throughout the United States and Europe. Subjects include public libraries, private libraries, academic libraries, library interiors, reading rooms, and bookmobiles. Collection size: approximately 535 items.
  5. W. Elmer Ekblaw Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1914
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the W. Elmer Ekblaw Papers, contain a digitized letter from W. Elmer Ekblaw to Miss Eva M. Shepard of Chicago concerning Ekblaw's severe frostbit of his foot during his service with the Crocker Land Expedition, detailing his injury, his recovery and reading habits during recovery, his enjoyment of letter writing, his interactions with the Inuit, his h...
  6. Liberté
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    A French soldier prepares to plant a tattered flag reading “Liberté” into Europe on a large globe.
  7. Français souscrivez au Deuxiéme Emprunt
    Image | 1916

    Flags reading "Honneur et Patrie" fly above the text, while bundled spears frame it on the sides, and a bucolic French landscape is below it.
  8. Mr. Benson as Timurkan in "The Orphan of China"
    Image | 1797

    Full-length. Wearing hat with plumes, embroidered tunic, sword. With text: "Traitor 'tis false!" Act II, Scene 2.
  9. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Three-quarter-length. Seated, holding large book open on lap, reading.
  10. Charlotte Charke (nee Cibber) reading from a novel
    Image | 1755

    Whole-length. Interior. Two men at left, Charke at right, old woman in background
  11. Charlotte Charke (nee Cibber) reading from a novel
    Image | 1755

    Whole-length. Interior. Two men at left, Charke at right, old woman in background
  12. Thomas Caulfield as Arviragus in "Caractacus" ("Charactacus")
    Image | 1796

    Whole-length. Chest and legs bare, in fur garment, armband. With text: "That now at Snowden's foot full twenty troops of hardy vetrans wait to call my sire their leader."
  13. Portrait of Charles Dibdin
    Image | 1824

    Half-length. For Dibdin's Songs, Newly Arranged by John Davy & co.
  14. James William Dodd as Tinsel in "The Drummer"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length. Kneeling. With text: "Have compassion on my youth, and consider I am but a coxcomb." Act IV.
  15. John Sleeper Clarke as Paul Pry in "Paul Pry"
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    Whole-length. Indoor setting, sitting at table reading newspaper
  16. Group picture of Augustin Daly and his company
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    Daly, center, with members of the company gathered around. Caption: "Mr. Daly Reading a New Play to His Company."
  17. Ada Rehan as Mrs. Ford and Virginia Dreher (Jennie Cummings) as Mistress Page in a scene from "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
    Image | 1888

    Whole-length portrait. Standing, backs to each other, reading paper
  18. Thomas Hull as King Charles in "King Charles I"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length portrait, wearing hat with feathers, wide lace collar, breeches and doublet with slashes. With text: "Deny'd to speak! why have I lived to this?" Act IV.
  19. Dorothy Jordan as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
    Image | 1806

    Whole-length portrait, standing in a room reading a book, wearing embroidered veil and shawl, and a glove on one hand. With text: "O blest with temper or whose undouded ray, can make to morrow chearfull as to day". Act III, Scene 1.
  20. Portrait of Frances Anne ("Fanny") Kemble
    Image | 1893

    Whole-length portrait, seated at a table, reading Shakespeare at St. James's Theatre, London. With text: "Fanny Kemble in Middle Life".
  21. Isabella Mattocks (nee Hallam) as Miss Prue and Richard Wilson as Ben in a scene from "Love for Love"
    Image | 1776

    Scene from the play with Miss Prue sitting and Ben standing in a room. With text: "But pray Miss why are you so scornful?"
  22. Elizabeth Pope (nee Younge) as Merope in "Merope"
    Image | 1776

    Scene, with an unidentified actor playing Eumenes, in chains. With text: Eum --"Is that the Queen so famed for miseries."
  23. John Palmer as Stukely in "The Gamester"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length portrait. With text: "But here he comes! I must dissemble."
  24. Thomas Sheridan as Oedipus in "Oedipus"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait. Wearing crown with feathers, robe and tunic with ermine trim. With text: "What mean these exclamations on my Name?"
  25. John Quick as Judge Gripus in "Amphitryon"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length portrait, wearing judge's robes, wig
  26. Ada Rehan as Mrs. Ford in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
    Image

    Whole-length portrait, dressed in hat, bodice, petticoat with lace trim, reading a letter.
  27. William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Phocyas in "The Siege of Damascus"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length portrait, standing outdoors, with a palm tree, a bridge, and a church in the background. With text: "Did I not hear the Murmurs of a Voice - a Woman's too?"
  28. Isaac Sparks as Foigard in "The Beaux' Stratagem"
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    Whole-length portrait, coat over his shoulders, reading a book.
  29. Henry Woodward as Bobadil in "Every Man in His Humour"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait, with walking stick, sword
  30. Mary Ann Yates (nee Graham) as Cleopatra in "All For Love"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length, standing, supported by two women. With text: "I'll die, I will not bear it, you may hold me."
  31. Richard Yates as Don Manuel in "She Would and She Would Not"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length portrait, wearing cape, hat, shoes. With text: "Pray give my humble Service to the Politician, & tell him, that to your certain Knowledge, the Old fellow, the Old Rogue, & the Old Put,d'see knows how to bamboozle, as well as himself."
  32. Margaret ("Peg") Woffington as the Female Volunteer
    Image | 1746

    Whole-length portrait, standing, in officer's uniform. With title: "The Female Volunteer: or, an Attempt to make our Men Stand. An Epilogue intended to be spoken by Mrs. Woffington in the habit of a volunteer, upon reading the Gazette containing an account of the late action at Falkirk." With copy of the epilogue below. Facsimile of the rare original.
  33. State Historical Society of Wisconsin
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    Black ink on beige paper. Image of (Renaissance) scholar at his studies, reading and writing with quill pen.
  34. Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915
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    Black ink on ivory paper. Depicts a mirrored image of men back-to-back, reading within arches
  35. [Stock bookplate]
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    Black ink on thick beige paper depicting a man in a library full of books reading at a desk, visible through an arched window. The window is decorated with bas-relief statues, angels, cornucopiae, hanging fruit, flowers, etc.
  36. Crandon, Edwin Sanford, 1860-
    Image | 1899

    Sailing ship at sea
  37. Bangor Public Library. Hersey Fund
    Image | 1897

    Portrait of Samuel Freeman Hersey flanked by seated figures: woman with torch reading and naked young man with oil lamp leaning on City of Bangor seal: tree, plow, wheel, anchor on seashore
  38. Woodward, Sophie G., 1850-1930
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    Young woman in cloak reading