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Cumberland Library's 25th birthday, 1949


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The Cumberland Times writer J. William Hunt wrote four of his Across the Desk columns about the 25th anniversary of the Cumberland Free Library. It provides some useful background to the setting up of the library, and the politics behind it. It also tells of the donors to the library through the early years.

The first PDF is a transcript of the four articles, the second is the actual columns written by Hunt.




ID:
acla090

Creator:
J. William Hunt

Notes:
The photograph from the Evening Times of 3/2/1949 reads:
Observe library anniversary—The Cumberland Free Public Library observed its twenty-fifth anniversary with a program at the library building last night. Among the displays on exhibit is one showing pictures of Maryland libraries. It can be seen above along with Wilbur V. Wilson, chairman of the Board of Directors, and Miss Mary G. Walsh, librarian.

Date:
1949-02

Collection Location:
ACLS

Subject:
Public libraries, Maryland, Allegany County; Allegany County Library System (Md.), Anniversaries.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md,), 1924-2010

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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