War Library Bulletin Volume 1, No. 1

War Library Bulletin Volume 1, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...it is put in the hands of a competent librarian giving her full time to the work, when one after another of the hospital librarians report the interest and enthusiasm with which their visits are received, but most of all when one pauses to think of the one hundred and eighty military and naval hospitals already open, many with a bed capacity of two thousand, one realizes that it is a large task that is before us--and one worthy of the best that is in us. WAR LIBRARY BULLETIN Published by the Library War Service, American Library Association A. L. A. War Service Committee J. I. Vyyer, Jr., Chairman Gratia A. Countryman E. H. Anderson W. H. Brett C. F. D. Belden Electra C. Doren F. P. Hill HEADQUARTERS: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C. HKkbert Putnam, General Director George B. Utley, Execuiiie Secretary George 1'. Strong, Acting Ex. Sec, March & April Carl H. Milam, Assistant to the Director Joseph L. Wheeler, Assistant to the Director William L. Brown, Disbursing Officer Josephine A. Rathbone Charles E. Rush William A. Slade Laura Smith Caroline Webster Vol. I April, 1918 No. 6 The Intensive Book Campaign was a success. The goal, two million volumes, was reached and passed. And the class of books collected is remarkably high. Several cities have postponed their drive for local reasons. Many others have been unable to make anything like final and complete reports. From all parts of the country the report comes that "more books are-being received." The effect of the intensive campaign will be felt as long as the war lasts. Librarians have convinced the people that the soldiers, sailors and marines want: 'uooks. It is known that the local library will accept them and forward them to the designated agencies, and that the American...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523261
  • 9781236523266