Library Service Volume 1-5

Library Service Volume 1-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...of other historical source materials. House cleaning time is approaching. Do not destroy old letters, early newspapers, pamphlets printed in Detroit before 1860. Instead, please call the Burton Collection, Glendale 3718. $45873/33. 2 Library Service Published on the lat Ind 15th of each month by the Detroit Public Library Entered II lecond clan matter December 20, 1917, at the pout ofice at Detroit. Michilan Under the Act of August 24, 1912 renders the wage earner is not merely that of increasing his capacity of pro-duction and the amount of his pay envelope. His "raise" in wages is simply a means to an end. The purpose of the library service is to assist in the community activities for the making of good citizens. In proportion as individual happiness and prosperity are due to broad public policy and liberal public institutions it may safely be assumed that the beneficiaries of such a government will assume their responsibilities of citizenship with grateful loyalty and pride. Our concern is not only with the worker or the employee as such but with his existence as a man with a life of his own and with his desire of enjoying and contributing to the communal, social and domestic _ life of today. A few months ago a visitor to our city and an interested observer of its growth remarked: "The hum of your industries, the growth of your population and prosperity are most impressive. Are your provisions for the making of good citizens of equally high order?" Vhile the average man is preoccupied with commercial and industrial pursuits, may we not claim that some of our leading citizens, men of constructive 'capacity, are giving their counsel and substantial encourageiment to measures and organizations functioning for...
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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957245
  • 9781236957245