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Magazines for Marines at Quantico (2) | The American Library Association Archives

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Magazines for Marines at Quantico (2)
May 6, 1919

Muriel Wright handing a bundle of books to an airplane pilot for delivery to US Marines stationed at Quantico, Virginia. Photograph taken by Harris and Ewing Inc., a Washington, D.C. photo studio. Also see image ALA0000201.

Caption reads: Miss Muriel Wright, (in charge of magazine collections for the American Library Association,) is now engaged in a drive for magazines and books in the District of Columbia.

Col. A. S. McLemore, of the Marine Corps, assisted by Major Evans, arranged to have copies of the "MARINES" Magazines for May taken to Quantico, Va. by seaplane where they were distributed to about one thousand marines. Mr. Severance of the American Library Association, (in charge of library work at Quantico,) Miss Theresa Hitchler, and Mrs. Crete P. Hutchinson, assisted Chaplain Nivers in presenting the boys with fresh copies of the "Marines" which were sent from New Yok by Mr. Preston Gibson, the editor.

Found in 89/1/19, Volume 4, page 53

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