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. I wonder how they disposed of the bacon?