Written history of the Towanda (Illinois) Library from 1939 to 2007
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- 1938 - 2007
This summary of a written history by Judy Zimmermann describes the organization of the Towanda public library in 1939, its subsequent name changes and locations, fundraising and taxes, circulation, membership under the WPA, affiliation with the State Library, Corn Belt Library System, McNaughton Plan, and Alliance Library System. Also discussed in the expansion of the library's service area and changes and improvements in the services provided t...
The History of the Towanda Library Compiled by Judy Zimmermann, 2007 The organization of a public library in Towanda was begun in 1939 through the federal Works Project Administration (WPA). On February 29, 1940, a meeting was held at the home of Mrs. A. C. Cary and the following persons were elected to the first Library Board: Mrs. W. L. Hirst, Chairman; Bob Spence, Secretary/Treasurer; Mrs. S. S. Boulton, Publicity Secretary; and Members Ed Wes...
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- Written history of the Towanda (Illinois) Library from 1939 to 2007. 1938 - 2007. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1114. (Accessed December 19, 2018.)
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- (1938 - 2007) Written history of the Towanda (Illinois) Library from 1939 to 2007. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1114
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