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War service of the American Library Association

by Koch, Theodore Wesley

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Published by A. L. A. War Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • American Library Association,
  • Soldiers" libraries,
  • American Library Association. Library War Service

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theodore Wesley Koch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.W2 K65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25916450M
    LC Control Number18026084
    OCLC/WorldCa2887365

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    Topics World War, Libraries Periodicals., War libraries Periodicals. Publisher American Library Association, Collection statelibrarypennsylvania; americana Digitizing sponsor This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the. When the United States entered World War I, the American Library Association became a major participant. It created the Library War Service under the direction of Herbert Putnam, the Librarian of Congress. From to , Utley also served as executive secretary of the War Library Service.

    Since Contact The American War Library | War Library Home Click Here to EMAIL THIS PAGE to a friend Enter the name of the Award you are searching For Example: Purple Heart or just PurplePurple Heart or just Purple.   The American Library Association is the oldest, most prestigious, and largest library organization in the world. It represents more t members comprised of libraries, librarians, and similar institutions from around the United States and.


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War service of the American Library Association by Koch, Theodore Wesley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The bookplate -- sometimes a label or a stamp with the words "American Library Association, Soldiers and Sailors Camp Library"-- is one of several versions affixed to books furnished to sailors and soldiers by the American Library Association during World War I.

First page of War Libraries: Official Organ of the War Service Committee, American Library Association, “Decent, but not too highbrow.” That’s how one volunteer described the kind of fiction he and his colleagues solicited from their Hibbing, Minnesota, neighbors for the second of three book collection campaigns the American Library Association (ALA) sponsored for servicemen during.

See the Collection Guide for the Preliminary Inventory to the American Library Association War Service Records, held at the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University. "Female Librarians and ALA's Library War Service in WWI" from the Library History Buff Blog.

Other Readings. Koch, Theodore Wesley. American veterans must unite to demand recognition and compensation for the years they invested sacrificing their youth to protect the lives and livelihoods of those who have benefitted from our service.

Bonus Army II. The American War Library East Via Carmelitos Virginia Building Long Beach CA Telephone/Telecopier American Library Association, D. (ca. ) Activities of the Library War Service of the American Library Association during World War I.

United States, ca. to United States, ca. to Tilton, to design the library buildings, was accepted, and plans for the buildings were discussed and approved at one of the early meetings of the War Service Committee. An application was made (July 5th) to the Carnegie Corporation for a grant of $, to provide buildings at Author: American Library Service.

The Library War Service, formed by the Library of Congress and the American Library Association, created a national system to collect and distribute books to troops at home and abroad during and after the war.

Between andthe Library War Service distributed approximately 7­. During the course of U.S. involvement in World War I, the American Library Association collected $5 million in donations for the Library War Service, a service that accumulated a collection of ten million publications and established thirty-six camp libraries across the United States and Europe.

It was the ALA Library War Service’s mission to provide “a book for every man.”. War Service of the American Library Association [Koch, Theodore Wesley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. War Service of the American Library Association. References: Wayne A.

Wiegand, “The Library War Service: ALA’s book campaigns in World War I,” American Libraries Magazine, Febru Lauren Gelman. “Benefits of Reading: Getting Smart, Thin, Healthy, Happy,” Reader’s Digest, accessed March 3, Kathy L.

Souers, “The Library and the Community it Serves in Times of War: Everything Old is New Again,” Florida Libraries. The American Library Association & World War I.

The American Library Association played an active role in providing library service to the soldiers and sailors who served in World War I. Much of this service was documented on picture postcards and posters produced by ALA to publicize their Library War Service. War Service of the American Library Association, Volume 2, Issues Theodore Wesley Koch, Herbert Putnam A.

war service, Library of Congress, - Soldiers' libraries - 32 pages3/5(1). 1. AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION LIBRARY WAR SERVICE circular letter, SUBJECT: Uniforms for Women, October 7, (pages in the PDF) Found in Circular Letters,RS 89/1/ 2.

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION LIBRARY WAR SERVICE circular letter, Specifications for Uniforms for Camp Librarians, Ma American Library Association War Service records, Author: American Library Association.

War Service Subject: Libraries. World War, World War, War work. World War, United States. Created Date: 1/27/ AM. Creation Information. American Library Association. Context. This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.

Title: Activities of the Library War Service of the American Library Association during World War I Related Names: American Library Association, donor Date Created/Published: ca.

Medium: photographic prints: b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. 50 photomechanical prints (postcards): halftone, b&w ; 9 x 14 cm. 1 print: letterpress, b&w ; 25 x 18 cm. The American Library in Paris — established in by the ALA and American expatriates, and seeded with books from the LWS — continues to this day.

Enlarge this image A War Service Library. When the United States entered World War I inthe American Library Association established a Committee on Mobilization and War Service Plans, which was invited by the Department of War’s Commission on Training Camp Activities to provide library services to U.S.

soldiers and sailors in the United States and overseas. ALA's wartime program became known as the Library War Service and.

American Library Association, Library War Service Side: 1 of 1 1 photomechanical print (poster): halftone ; 78 x 50 cm. This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided to UNT Digital Library by the UNT Libraries Special Collections.

Wounded soldier enjoys a book with the help of a volunteer. War Service of the American Library Association: Books for the Men in Camp and Overseas, ALA, The American Library Association mounted two massive financial campaigns and raised several million dollars in public donations and corporate funds.

The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more t members. 3 Governing structure. Divisions. Notable offices.

Notable arters: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.See the Collection Guide for the Preliminary Inventory to the American Library Association War Service Records, held at the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University.

Other Readings. Koch, Theodore Wesley. War Service of the American Library Association. Washington, D.C.: A.L.A. War Service, Library of Congress, Libraries were a growing facet of American life in the years up until the war and the American Library Association was eager to garner more attention and patrons for American libraries.

[1] The organization also had a mere 3, members and a budget of under $25, at the outbreak of the war, making it perhaps the least likely group to be.