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Photograph of Carl Cannon, author Charles J. Finger and winner of the 1924 Newbery Award, and Fredric Melcher in the Circulating Room of the New York Public Library.
Caption reads: Three Men Prominent in Library News of the Month
Carl Cannon (left), president of the New York State Library Association, Fredrick [sic] G. Melcher (right), donor of the Newbery Medal which is awarded every year by the American Library Association for the best juvenile, and Charles J. Finger, winner of the 1924 and winner of the Longmans' $2,000 prize with his COURAGEOUS COMPANIONS, a story based on Magellan's voyage around the world. On October 9th Mr. Finger addressed a meeting of the State Library Convention at Lake Placid. The photograph was taken in the Circulating Room of the New York Public Library.
Found in RS 18/1/57, Box 21, Newbery Medal-Winners, 1930-62, Folder 1