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Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix, Arizona - Back of Postcard
Printed on the back of postcard: Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix, Arizona.
Located on the Civic Center grounds, it is one of the most modern and complete in the Southwest. A few of its special features...
A Corner in Books
Glass plate slide showing a librarian working amid a pile of books. Caption reads ""Mr. Wright sorts books for [Camp] Funston""
Do They Like Books
Glass plate slide showing servicemen enthusiastically presenting their books. Caption reads: ""Do They Like Books. Paris [sic. Parris] Island, Marine Corps Station, South Carolina.""
Loading A. L. A. Books for Merchant Seamen at New Orleans
Glass plate slide showing books being loaded onto a ship. Caption reads: ""Loading A. L. A. Books for Merchant Seamen at New Orleans.""
Seven Million Books
Glass plate slide reads "The American people through the A. L. A. sent seven million books to men at war. Men, women and children at home need libraries too."
5000000 BOOKS in SERVICE
Glass 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...
Wanted: 500,000 BOOKS
Glass plate slide depicting a wounded serviceman being read aloud to by another serviceman, and a librarian standing behind them holding books. Caption reads: "Wanted: 500,000 BOOKS for American Soldiers...
Books for Everybody
Glass plate slide with the words: "Books for everybody. Ask your library or write to the A. L. A. 24 West 39th St. New York."
BOOKS FOR EVERYBODY
Glass plate slide reads "Books for everybody. The Aim of the American Library Association."
Glass plate slide reads "Technical books in libraries are advertised to men in business and industry."
Fliers and Mechanics Get Books
Glass plate slide showing Army fliers and mechanics receving books from the ALA Camp Library at Kelly Field, no. 2, outside San Antonio, Texas
Receiving New Books, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Glass plate slide showing workmen unloading new books for the base library at Camp Upton, New York
Soldiers Reading Books at St. Louis Armory
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
200,000 Wounded Soldiers want Books to Read
Glass plate slide showing a handbill advertising the ALA's book drive for American service personnel. The ad features a picture of an interracial group of convelescent soldiers at Camp Dix base hospital...
2,500,000 Books Reached France
Glass plate slide showing unidentified men in a warehouse handling books donated for use by American service personnel in France through the ALA's wartime book campaign
Chaplain Blackman Delivers Books Thus on Rainy Nights
Glass plate slide showing an Army chaplain with a box to carry books to soldiers
Preparing Books for Camp Libraries, St. Louis Pub. Lib.
Glass plate slide showing library personnel processing books donated through the ALA for use by American service personnel during World War I
"Books Outweight 'Army Blues,' Loan Parade, NYC"
Glass plate slide showing an ALA float during a New York City Liberty Loan parade. The float contains a mock scale, in which donated books ""outweigh"" containers marked ""Army blues."" Two soldiers read...
A Cheerful Ward - Books from Base Hospital Library, Camp Custer, Michigan
Glass plate slide showing soliders in a military hospital reading books donated by the ALA during World War I
A. L. A. Books in New Orleans Marine Hospital
Glass plate slide showing A. L. A. donated books being read in a New Orleans Marine Hospital.
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