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    • Yearbook of the Church of the Redeemer First Universalist, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • Yearbook of the Church of the Redeemer First Universalist for 1921 including: lists of Pastor, Choir, Officers and Trustees, General Church Committee and reports. These reports include the pastor's annual report - statistics, the year in general,...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Interview with Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 -2010), St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2005-01
    • Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 - 2010), who led Temple of Aaron synagogue of St. Paul, Minnesota for 37 years, here gives a detailed account of his life and times as one of the most prominent leaders of the Twin Cities Jewish community. Highlights...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Manual Ruder (1914 - ), St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2002-09-12
    • In this interview, Manual (Mandy) Ruder (1914 - ) gives an account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan. Special attention is afforded to his family background, including information about his Romanian and Zionist parents farming in Palestine, their...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • The Library Beacon January, 1931

    • 1931-01
    • Page 1. "The New Year," A poem by Horatio Nelson Powers ushers in the new year. A black and white photograph shows Rice Park in winter. The fir tree had a star on it. Page 2. "Librarianship," The editor reflects upon the many skills and types of...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon April, 1931

    • 1931-04
    • Page 1. "A Day's Circulation At The Central Library," A black and white photograph shows the returned material waiting to processed and shelved. "Library Events In 1930." Two new branches opened. Book Gift Drive brought in more than 20,000 books...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Minnesota Geologist, Volume XIII, Number 2, 1957 Fall-Winter 1958

    • 1957 - 1958
    • The Fall/Winter 1957-1958 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter indicated plans for lectures, including a structural geology series by J. Campbell Craddock, news on the Burch Rock Collection, a financial statement, and a...
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • The Minnesota Geologist, Volume VIII, Number 1, First Quarter 1951

    • 1951
    • The First Quarter 1951 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter reported that plaques had been ordered for near Stillwater and Mankato, and included GSM articles of incorporation and bylaws, and a membership directory.
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • The Minnesota Geologist, Volume VI, Number 2, March-May 1949

    • 1949
    • The March/May 1949 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter included society news, a memorial to Junior F. Hayden, a story on geology of Whitewater State Park, and an outline of twice-monthly field trips for summer 1949.
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • The Minnesota Geologist, Volume V, Number 6, November 1948

    • 1948-11
    • The November 1948 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter was dedicated to the memory of Society Past President and newsletter Editor Alger R. Syme, and included a story on geology of Lake Superior.
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • The Minnesota Geologist, Spring Quarter 1964

    • 1964
    • The Spring Quarter 1964 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter reported on plans for the annual banquet in April, and reported the death of Frank Hitchcock, Macy L. Sprachner, and Henry S. Sommers, as well as articles on...
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • The Library Beacon, March, 1929

    • 1929-03
    • The first issue of The Library Beacon to be published. Page 1. "The Library Beacon" was published under the direction of Webster Wheelock, the library director. "In brief, the purpose of this little publication, which we intend to issue monthly...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon September, 1931

    • 1931-09
    • Page 1. "Business Service In The Public Library," The Social Science Room was the destination for people with any type of business question. Care was taken to build strong collection of materials as evidenced by the questions listed. Page 2....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon September, 1929.

    • 1929-09
    • Page 1."Hale Memorial Hamline Branch Library," A sketch and description of the long delayed Hamline Branch Library graced the cover of this issue. The library was built with a working fireplace that remains in use to this day. Page 2. "Two New...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon October, 1932

    • 1932-10
    • Page 1. "Mrs. Helen J. McCaine, Librarian," The black and white photograph is that of Mrs. Helen J. McCaine, Librarian 1882-1913. "Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration," An Open House commemorated the founding of the Saint Paul Public Library. Page 2....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon October, 1931

    • 1931-10
    • Page 1. "Mrs. Jennie T. Jennings, Librarian," The black and white photograph is that of Mrs. J.T. Jennings, Director of the Library. It was Mrs. Jennings who brought the library through the darkest period of the Great Depression. Page 2. "The New...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon October, 1930

    • 1930-10
    • Page 1. "The Catalog Room," A black and white photograph showed a scene that many library patrons knew little about. This very busy room was the Catalog Room. Thousands of catalog cards were produced for catalogs in the Central library and the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon November, 1939

    • 1929-11
    • Page 1. "Serving The County," A black and white photograph shows a "book wagon" and children lining up to select books. The book wagon made three trips weekly carrying about 600 books and magazines to schools and stores for men, women and...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon May, 1932

    • 1932-05
    • Page 1. "The Library" A poem by Pearl Gertrude Carlson, of what the library means to society. "The Library's Usefulness In Hard Times," The library was a refuge from the storm. In 1931 the library circulated 1,647,468 items. Subjects studied...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon May, 1931

    • 1931-05
    • Page 1. "Webster Wheelock, Librarian March 1,-- April 1, 1931," Black and white photograph of Mr. Wheelock. Page 2. "Webster Wheelock, Librarian," A text of Memorial Resolutions, St. Paul City Council, adopted April 4, 1931. "Advisory Library...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon May, 1929.

    • 1929-05
    • Page 1. With this issue the library director issues an open letter "To Service Club Members," The Beacon intended to tell from month to month the great variety of the library's activities. The expectation was to have service clubs promote the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon June, 1932

    • 1932-06
    • Page 1. A black and white photograph of the Third Street Entrance And Court is shown. The street is now known as Kellogg Boulevard. "Summer Reading," The hours were shortened by budget reductions. One could have a Vacation card and keep a book for...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon June, 1931

    • 1931-06
    • Page 1. Hale Memorial Hamline Branch Library is featured on the cover in a black and white photograph. " Moving Days Are Over," The Hamline Branch Library was the outgrowth of a small book station opened in 1908 in a millinery store on Snelling...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon June, 1929

    • 1929-06
    • Page 1. "Continuing Education," Graduation is just the beginning of learning. For some graduates their formal education may be at an end. Fortunate are those who realize that their education has just begun. The public library existed to help the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1936

    • 1936-01 - 1936-06
    • "The Business Man And The Public Library," For the businessman the library should be considered the ultimate resource, especially in difficult economic times. Trained librarians could assist with searching various print resources from government...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1936

    • 1936-07 - 1936-12
    • Page 1. This would be the last issue of "The Library Beacon." It was the progenitor that would shine the way for library newsletters to follow. "Newspapers In The Public Library," Daily papers carried an importance that may not be appreciated by...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1934

    • 1934-07 - 1934-12
    • Page 1. "ST. Paul Citizens Come To The Rescue!" "Donations-- July-December, 1934." (This summary issue is made possible by a donation.) Gifts of materials and money were to numerous to be printed. The library asked for continuance of gifts for...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1933

    • 1933-07 - 1933-12
    • Page 1. "Our Aim: Books For Every Child In Saint Paul Schools," A black and white photograph shows the School Division hard at work. The area shown in the photograph is now part of the Children's Room. "Selecting Books For Classroom Libraries,"...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January, 1932

    • 1931-01
    • Page 1. "Events In The History Of Your Library," A black and white photograph of the library as taken from the current location of 4th and Washington Streets. A chronology of key dates in the history of the library,1856 to 1931. Page 2. "St. Paul...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January, 1930

    • 1930-01
    • Page 1. "The Library And The Hospital," A black and white photograph depicts two hospital patients reading books. Near them is a book truck and hospital staff. Library service to hospitals was inaugurated in 1921. Service was provided to ten area...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January - March, 1933

    • 1933-01 - 1933-03
    • Page 1. "The Open Door - Your Opportunity," A sketch showed the main entrance of the library. In 1932 more than one million seven hundred thousand books were borrowed. At the bottom of the page is a plea to "Keep The Library Doors Open," Page 2....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January - June, 1935.

    • 1935-01 - 1935-06
    • (This issue was made possible by donation.) Page 1, "Why A Clippings Collection In The Public Library?" New or rare information was collected to answer inquires form customers. All four reference departments provide clipping files which could be...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon February, 1932

    • 1932-02
    • Page 1. "A George Washington Year," A black and white portrait of George Washington is on the cover. Celebrated was the two hundredth anniversary of Washington's birth. Page 2. "Portraits Of George Washington," The Fine Arts Room owned copies of...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  February, 1930

    • 1930-02
    • Page 1. "How The Library Helps The School," The article was written by Edith M. Ouellette, Librarian, Washington High School. She described the necessity of supplementing curriculum with materials from the public library. Page 2. "A Big Day,"...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon December, 1932

    • 1932-12
    • Page 1. "Arlington Branch Library," A photograph of the Arlington Branch Library is on the cover of the Beacon. Arlington celebrated dual anniversaries; the fifteenth year of its opening and the fiftieth of the Saint Paul Public Library. Page 2. "...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon December, 1930

    • 1930-12
    • Page 1. "Hale Memorial Merriam Park Branch," A black and white photograph shows the new Merriam Park Branch on Marshall Avenue, formally opened on November 20, 1930. Page 2. "Don't Be Bashful!" The spirit of service should be first for every...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon December, 1929

    • 1929-01
    • Page 1. "This Year's Children's Book Exhibit," A black and white photograph of the Exhibition room depicts the theme of the annual Children's Book Exhibit, it is the romance of chivalry. The young ladies in costume are members of the Girl Scouts....
    • Saint Paul Public Library

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