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Bookwagon stop at the Old Road House, National Pike, Indian Springs


Indian Springs - The library bookmobile visits homes in Washington County, Maryland Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The bookmobile is parked along a road. A whitewashed log cabin is in the picture. The librarian wears a winter coat, the two women looking at the bookmobile shelves do not.



ID:
wcbm011

Caption:
EVEN THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE FEELS THE TOUCH OF THE AUTOMOBILE. Washington County, Maryland, sends its free library service up into the foothills of the mountains to carry the benediction of books to the poor.

Creator:
Clifton Adams, National Geographic Magazine

Rights:
Public domain.

Notes:
Image used in the National Geographic Magazine of October 1923 in a story about the automobile industry.

Date:
1923

Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
8 x 10 cms

Subject:
Bookmobiles; Traveling libraries; Washington County Free Library; Public libraries, United States; Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1923.

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

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