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    • Working drawing for Rochester Public Library, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1936
    • Harold H. Crawford designed this building for the Rochester Public Library. The architectural drawing shows details of the building. Architect Peter Bross was an associate on this project, dealing primarily with mechanical engineering aspects. ...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Working drawing for Rochester Public Library, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1936
    • Harold H. Crawford designed this building for the Rochester Public Library. The architectural drawing shows details of the building. Architect Peter Bross was an associate on this project, dealing primarily with mechanical engineering aspects. ...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Working drawing for Rochester Public Library, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1936
    • Harold H. Crawford designed this building for the Rochester Public Library. The architectural drawing shows elevations of the building. Architect Peter Bross was an associate on this project, dealing primarily with mechanical engineering...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • West Duluth Branch Library, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • West Duluth Branch Library 701 North Central Avenue; Duluth Public Library
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Branch Library, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • West Duluth Branch Library 701 North Central Avenue; Duluth Public Library; winter; fence
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Branch Library, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • West Duluth Branch Library 701 North Central Avenue; Duluth Public Library; winter; fence; houses
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tony Oliva, Edina, Minnesota

    • 1973
    • Head-and-shoulders photo of Minnesota Twins baseball player Tony Oliva looking at camera; blank background. Taken at Southdale Library.
    • Hennepin County Department of Public Affairs
    • Tony Oliva, Edina, Minnesota

    • 1973
    • Head-and-shoulders photo of Minnesota Twins baseball player Tony Oliva looking to side; blank background. Taken at Southdale Library.
    • Hennepin County Department of Public Affairs
    • Tony Oliva autographing book at Southdale Library, Edina, Minnesota

    • 1973
    • Minnesota Twins baseball player Tony Oliva, seated in baseball-glove-shaped chair, holding book to be signed, surrounded by woman and five boys. Visible through the window are part of the Southdale Library parking lot, the Edina water tower, and...
    • Hennepin County Department of Public Affairs
    • 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, 1930

    • 1930-09
    • Page 1."The Circulation Room," A black and white photograph of a very busy room frozen in time. This was where library cards were issued, books checked out and returned. The card catalog was in this room as were open book shelves. A reference desk...
    • 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 October, 1929

    • 1929-10
    • Page 1. "Hale Memorial Merriam Park Branch," A sketch and description of the library are presented on the first page. Similar in size to the Hamline library it would be different in design. The library would have a collection of about 23,000...
    • 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 November, 1931

    • 1931-11
    • Page 1. "Riverview Branch Library," A black and white photograph shows the interior of the Riverview library. With a gift from the Carnegie Corporation, Riverview was built in 1917. Page 2. "Riverview Branch Library Activities," The library was the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon November, 1930

    • 1930-11
    • Page 1. "Exhibition Room," A black and white photograph shows the room with books displayed for the Children's Book Fair. Girl Scouts dressed in the folk costumes of various nations acted as guides for visitors. Page 2. "The Hamline Branch Opens,"...
    • 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, 1930

    • 1930-05
    • Page 1. "The Children's Room," A black and white photograph showed seven children in the Children's Room. The narrator provided a tour and highlights of the room. Page 2. "How The Library Serves The Social Worker," The library provided information...
    • 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 March, 1932

    • 1931-03
    • Page 1. "In The Public Library," This issue opened with a poem by William Dudley Foulke. "The Public Library," An article by Irving C. Pearce, Commissioner of Education. Mr. Pearce refers to the library as the great teacher. Page 2. "Your Library...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  March, 1931

    • 1931-03
    • Page 1."Behind The Scenes In The Public Library," A glimpse of the work behind the scenes of the public library. Page 2. "St. Paul Reads More Books," Statistics showed that circulation of materials was at an increase in 1930. Projected budget for...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  March, 1930

    • 1930-03
    • Page 1. "The Library In 1929," This issue was a statistical review of 1929. It was indeed a busy year. Authorization was granted for the Hamline and Merriam Park libraries. The library as a whole circulated 1,527,948 books. Branch Division in...
    • 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 June 1930

    • 1930-06
    • Page 1. "The Periodical Room," A black and white photograph, taken from the second floor lobby showed a room with many readers. In this room bound magazines where found. Newspapers in 21 languages were available. The end of the room shows an arch...
    • 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, 1935

    • 1935-07 - 1935-12
    • Page 1. "Books People Want To Read," The editor provided a brief list of the most popular titles. "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by Lawrence of Arabia ranked highest. "Life With Father" by Clarence Day provided the much needed humor people sought for....
    • 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

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