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    • Working with film, East Central Regional Library, Cambridge, Minnesota

    • 1975
    • The 16mm films and projectors required continual maintenance. Here, Ron McGriff, assistant director, and Alzina Stone, film coordinator, troubleshoot a problem at the East Central Regional Library Headquarters in 1976. Founded in 1959, ECRL is...
    • East Central Regional Library
    • 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
    • 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
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1984-10
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1985-10
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973-07
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973-07
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973-08
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973-07
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1988
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westonka Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Mound, Minnesota

    • 1973-08
    • Public library service in Mound and the surrounding communities began in 1915, when Minneapolis Public Library made a small book collection available to area residents. In 1922, Hennepin County Library assumed responsibility for the library in...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wayzata Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Wayzata, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1940
    • A Hennepin County Library bookmobile is parked in front of the Wayzata Public Library, housed at that time in the City Hall building\. Wayzata Library serves Wayzata- and Lake Minnetonka-area residents. In 1905, space for a library was made...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Wayzata Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Wayzata, Minnesota

    • 1955 - 1957
    • Wayzata Library serves Wayzata- and Lake Minnetonka-area residents. In 1905, space for a library was made available in Wayzata City Hall. When a fire destroyed City Hall in 1955, the library moved into a temporary location in the Kallstead...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Wayzata Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Wayzata, Minnesota

    • 1973-08
    • Wayzata Library serves Wayzata- and Lake Minnetonka-area residents. In 1905, space for a library was made available in Wayzata City Hall. When a fire destroyed City Hall in 1955, the library moved into a temporary location in the Kallstead...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Wayzata Public Library, Hennepin County Library, Wayzata, Minnesota

    • 1984-09
    • Wayzata Library serves Wayzata- and Lake Minnetonka-area residents. In 1905, space for a library was made available in Wayzata City Hall. When a fire destroyed City Hall in 1955, the library moved into a temporary location in the Kallstead...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • 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, 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 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

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