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5000000 BOOKS in SERVICE
5000000 BOOKS in SERVICE
Title5000000 BOOKS in SERVICE
Digitized MaterialBlack and white lantern slides
Coverage-Yearc. 1918
SubjectLibrary War Service
World War I
American flag
DescriptionGlass plate slide. American Library Association parade float with servicemen riding inside for the United War Work Campaign; Kansas City, November 9, 1918. Large sign reads: A.L.A. 5, 000, 000 BOOKS in SERVICE 1550 BRANCHES in US & FRONT. Smaller sign in front of book case reads: BOUGHT BY A.L.A. FOR USA MOTOR SCHOOLS IN KANSAS CITY. Side sign reads: UNCLE SAM TURNS OVER ALL ONE CENT MAGAZINES TO THE A.L.A. FOR [SOLDIERS]. Side panel reads: BOOKS FOR SOLDIERS.
ThemeWar Service Photographs and Slides, 1917-20
WorkDimensions-Measurements10.0 x 8.2 cm
Resource IdentifierALA0001278
CopyrightEfforts by the University of Illinois to locate an heir of the creator or a holder of the copyright to the materials were unsuccessful. If you know of a verifiable copyright holder for this item or if you have any question regarding the publication rights, please contact the American Library Association Archives (
Physical LocationRS 89/1/13, Box 2, Group #8 - Publicity
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