The Bookmobile

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ID: wcbm001
Creator:Unknown
Rights: Washington County Free Library
Date: unknown
Collection Location: Washington County Free Library
Original Size: 9 x 11 cms
Subject: Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932; Washington County Free Library; Bookmobiles--Maryland, Public libraries--United States..
Coverage: Washington County (Md.), 1902-1932

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ID: wcbm191
Creator: Unknown
Rights: Washington County Free Library
Notes: It was reported that the horses names were Dandy and Black Beauty, and that they were stabled at Corderman's Livery Stable in Hagerstown.
Date: 1905-1910
Collection Location: Washington County Free Library
Original Size: 20 x 25 cms
Subject: Washington County Free Library; Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932; Public libraries; Bookmobiles; Mobile Libraries; horse-drawn vehicles
Coverage: Washington County (Md.), 1905-1910.

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Handwritten: Pioneer Library Book Wagon, Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, Maryland.
The original photograph had "Library Wagon 1903", written on it. The "03" is crossed out and "05" added.

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ID: wcbm250
Creator: Unknown
Rights: Washington County Free Library
Date: 1905-1910
Collection Location: Washington County Free Library
Original Size: 24 x 20 cms
Subject: Washington County Free Library; Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932; Public libraries; Bookmobiles; Mobile Libraries; Horse-drawn vehicles
Coverage: Washington County (Md.), 1905-1910/

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DESCRIPT 16 photographic prints : b & w, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

CITE AS: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

SUMMARY Sixteen views of library patrons, adults and children, entering or leaving Brooklyn Public Library bookmobile in various Brooklyn locations.

NOTE 0017: 3 x 5 in; 0026-0028: 4 x 6 in.; 0018: 6 x 9 in.; 0019: 8 x 8 in.; 0029: 5 x 7 in. On verso of 0012: "Credit must be given to Marjory Collins;" 0017, 0018, 0021, 0022, 0026, 0027, 0028, 0031: "Bookmobile" inscribed; 0021, 0021, 0022, 0024, 0031: "Photo by The Hindles;" 0023: "Library on Wheels as of 2/66;" 0029: "Brownsville bookmobile." Title from inscription on verso. Brooklyn Public Library.

LOCAL NOTE Copy 2: 0021, 0023, 0025.

INDEXES Folder: Brooklyn Public Library: Bookmobiles: Library patrons

SUBJECT Brooklyn Public Library. Bookmobiles -- New York (State) -- New York. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

GENRE Gelatin silver prints. Photographic prints.

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DESCRIPT 1 postcard : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

CITE AS: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

SUMMARY Blue and white "Library on Wheels" bookmobile, with children holding books spilling out of doors; mothers and children watching from bench in foreground; large apartment buildings (Glenwood Houses in Canarsie) in background. Caption from copy 2: "Brooklyn Public Library: Twin bookmobiles, serving areas not reached by library buildings, pave the way for permanent structures. Scene at Glenwood Houses." NOTE Title supplied by cataloger. LOCAL NOTE Copy 2.

SUBJECT Brooklyn Public Library. Public libraries -- New York (State) -- New York. Bookmobiles -- New York (State) -- New York. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) Canarsie (New York, N.Y.)

GENRE Postcards.

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DESCRIPT 29 photographic prints : b & w, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

CITE AS: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

SUMMARY Eight images of Brooklyn Public Library adult patrons inside the bookmobile at unidentified Brooklyn locations.

NOTE 0041: 4 x 4 in; 0042-0057: 5 x 4 in; 0058: 6 x 4 in. ; 0060, 0062, 0065: 7 x 7 in; 0063, 0065, 0068, 0069: 10 x 8 in. 0043 and 0058 are identical; 0060 and 0064; are identical; 0061 and 0065 are identical. 0041-0059 are snapshots. Copy 2: 0066, 0069. On verso: 0064, 0065, 0067, 0068: "Credit must be given to Marjorie Collins;" 0066: "Photo by The Hindles." Title from inscription on verso.Brooklyn Public Library.

INDEXES Folder: Brooklyn Public Library: Bookmobiles: Interiors: Adults

SUBJECT Brooklyn Public Library. Bookmobiles -- New York (State) -- New York. Books -- New York (State) -- New York. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

GENRE Gelatin silver prints. Photographic prints. Snapshots.

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DESCRIPT 29 photographic prints : b & w, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

CITE AS: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

SUMMARY Eight images of Brooklyn Public Library adult patrons inside the bookmobile at unidentified Brooklyn locations.

NOTE 0041: 4 x 4 in; 0042-0057: 5 x 4 in; 0058: 6 x 4 in. ; 0060, 0062, 0065: 7 x 7 in; 0063, 0065, 0068, 0069: 10 x 8 in. 0043 and 0058 are identical; 0060 and 0064; are identical; 0061 and 0065 are identical. 0041-0059 are snapshots. Copy 2: 0066, 0069. On verso: 0064, 0065, 0067, 0068: "Credit must be given to Marjorie Collins;" 0066: "Photo by The Hindles." Title from inscription on verso.Brooklyn Public Library.

INDEXES Folder: Brooklyn Public Library: Bookmobiles: Interiors: Adults

SUBJECT Brooklyn Public Library. Bookmobiles -- New York (State) -- New York. Books -- New York (State) -- New York. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

GENRE Gelatin silver prints. Photographic prints. Snapshots.

 

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