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  • Subject (Images): Bookmobiles
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    • Mrs. Bray and youngsters come out to meet the book truck

    • 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • Mrs. S.A. Bray and a group of young readers from the Reidsville-Burlington road neighborhood come out to meet the book truck. Mrs. Bray's home is one of the bookmobile's stops in Rockingham County.
    • First Rockingham County bookmobile (2)

    • 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • This is the first bookmobile ever owned by Rockingham County. It was a gift to the county by former librarian, Mrs. B. Frank Mebane, as a memorial to her late husband. The 1936 Chevrolet has paneled sides where books can be seen from the outside.
    • Upton Gwynn Wilson in Rolling Bed on Porch

    • 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • Upton Gwynn Wilson in a rolling bed has his picture taken with a stack of books from the Rockingham County bookmobile. Upton, as a young man in 1912, was shot by a cook he had just dismissed. The bullet lodged in Upton’s spine leaving him bedridden...
    • First Rockingham County bookmobile (1)

    • 1937
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • This is the first bookmobile ever owned by Rockingham County. It was a gift to the county by former librarian, Mrs. B. Frank Mebane, as a memorial to her late husband. The 1936 Chevrolet has paneled sides where books can be seen from the outside.
    • Bakers cross roads bookmobile stop (2)

    • 1939
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • The bookmobile providing books to therural community in Rockingham County at Bakers Cross Roads. The leashed dog (Jim) belongs to the head librarian, Ms. Marianne Martin, who allows Jim to ride out with the bookmobile to greet the community.
    • Miss Cross happy home

    • 1939
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • A group of children stand on the front porch of Miss Cross's home with their library books from the bookmobile.
    • Bakers cross roads bookmobile stop (1)

    • 1939
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • The bookmobile providing books to therural community in Rockingham County at Bakers Cross Roads. The leashed dog (Jim) belongs to the head librarian, Ms. Marianne Martin, who allows Jim to ride out with the bookmobile to greet the community.
    • Webster family children at bookmobile stop at Shiloh Church

    • 1939-08-31
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • The Webster children's mother, Mrs. Jeff Webster, distributes library books at Shiloh Church with the help of her daughter Nancy. Here they are pictured enjoying their books with the family dog, Bounce. Left to right: Bobby Webster (sitting), Nancy...
    • Rockingham County Library bookmobile sign

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • These road signs were placed before homes or stores in Rockingham County to indicate that the bookmobile leaves deposits of books there.
    • Children gathered around first bookmobile

    • 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • A group of black children gather around Rockingham County's first bookmobile for a bookmark design contest.
    • Junior Women's Club members pose with hospital book truck

    • 1942; 1943; 1944
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • The Junior Women's club created the hospital book truck in 1942. They wished to establish a library that could be rolled from room to toom for the patients at Leaksville Hospital. It was made from the discarded baby buggy of Sammy Pace. Club...
    • Mildred Hobson with 1948 panel truck bookmobile

    • 1948; 1949
    • Rockingham County Public Library
    • Rockingham County's book truck assistant, Mrs. Mildred Hobson, with the county's newly obtained 1948 bookmobile. This is the county's second bookmobile.

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