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Title:
5000000 BOOKS in SERVICE
Date:
1918
Description:

Glass plate slide. American Library Association parade float with servicemen riding inside for the United War Work Campaign; Kansas City, November 9, 1918. Large sign reads:

"A.L.A. 5,000,000 BOOKS in SERVICE

1550 BRANCHES in US & FRONT"

Smaller sign in front of book case reads:

"BOUGHT BY A.L.A. FOR USA MOTOR SCHOOLS IN KANSAS CITY."

Side sign reads:

"UNCLE SAM TURNS OVER ALL ONE CENT MAGAZINES TO THE A.L.A. FOR [SOLDIERS]"

Side panel reads:

"BOOKS FOR SOLDIERS"

Found in RS 89/1/13, Box 2, Group #8 - Publicity

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Image Measures 10.0 x 8.2 cm

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ALA0001278
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