Texas Legislators News Digest Volume 2-3

Texas Legislators News Digest Volume 2-3

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...sordid, materialistic view of books, and to realize the beauty, the splendor, the wonders of the world of nature about them. After all, is not this the truest and best ideal for a nation to be able to realize the beauty, love and wisdom (all attributes of God) in their environments and fellow man! Mas. M. BARRETT, Institute W 0rk..er, Department of Agriculture. THE COUNTY LIBRARY AS A DISTRIBUTING CENTER FOR ' AGRICULTURAL DOCUMENTS The passage of the County Free Library Law in its amend-ed form is a piece of really constructive legislation, but the law is only a potentiality, and its effectiveness must depend upon the intelligent appreciation of its possibilities by the county commissioners' courts in the various counties of the state. The greatest service that can be rendered through a county library, in my opinion, is in the dissemination of fresh and important information, to farmers, their wives and children, of the publications of the United States Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Extension and Experiment Stations of the Land Grant Colleges of the United States, of useful and helpful information concerning agricultural production and home economics, including rural architecture and landscape art. There is a wealth of information that would be of great service to the rural dweller if an intelligent method can be secured to promote its dissemination. The county library could become a useful agency in this scheme. The authorities of the Agricultural and Mechanical College will be glad of the opportunity to co-operate in this regard with county librarians in those counties Where county libraries are established, with a view of making readily available the best and most intelligent information relative to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793404
  • 9781236793409