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#tbt Librarian Dorothy Drake and Grace Taylor Dean in the early 1940s.

Librarian Dorothy Drake and Grace Taylor Dean in the early

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25 Vintage Photos of Librarians Being Awesome

Dr. Herbert Putnam, was relatively young when he started working in the position [Librarian of Congress]. Here he is around 1900. From "30 Vintage Photos of People in Libraries."

30 Vintage Photos of People in Libraries

When microfilm readers looked a bit like Robby the Robot...    19 Vintage Photographs Of Stylin' Librarians

19 Vintage Photographs Of Stylin' Librarians

When microfilm readers looked a bit like Robby the Robot. 19 Vintage Photographs Of Stylin' Librarians

WPA Project Number 123 - Book repair at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, workers using awls and sewing bindings

WPA Project Number 123 - Book repair at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, workers using awls and sewing bindings

For the local history and genealogy librarians

Local history and genealogy *can* be a little overwhelming--but then we librarians love a good history mystery. by iiiiiikdsffioye

Library science study hall, 1928. Student Edith Wilson  in foreground. Folder "Early Library Scenes" Box 35, UM  School of Information records

Library science study hall, Student Edith Wilson in foreground. Folder "Early Library Scenes" Box UM School of Information records

<b>Definitive proof that books are the sexiest accessory of all.</b>

19 Vintage Photographs Of Stylin' Librarians

1930s filing chair, a helpful tool  used to maintain the labor-intensive  card catalog. Folder "Library Scenes."  Box 35, UM School of Information  records. . (one of my first jobs upon leaving home was as a clerk in the NYC public library; we were only allowed to file in the card catalogue for 20 minutes at a time, lest we mess it up. rw)

filing chair, a helpful tool used to maintain the labor-intensive card catalog." Box UM School of Information records.

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25 Vintage Photos of Librarians Being Awesome

Fanny Kuter, the librarian circa 1950 at the Ladies Free Library in South Dansville, NY. [Photo via]

30 Vintage Photos of People in Libraries | Mental Floss

30 Vintage Photos of People in Libraries

Librarians are vital in helping people locate and check out books. Here we see a 1941 image of two different librarians struggling to keep up with the crowd of youngsters at the Brooklyn Public Library’s children’s room. (library of congress)

In this 1935 South Omaha News article, librarian Catherine Beal shared some of the items she found in returned books that were used as bookmarks, including a garter and a strip of bacon.

In this 1935 South Omaha News article, librarian Catherine Beal shared some of the items she found in returned books that were used as bookmarks, including a garter and a strip of bacon. I wonder how they disposed of the bacon?

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