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The Public Library: A Photographic Essay Many Of Us Have Vivid Recollections Of Childhood Visits To A Public Library The Unmistakable Musty Scent, The Excitement Of Checking Out A Stack Of Newly Discovered Books Today, Libraries In America Also Function As De Facto Community Centres And Yet, Across The Country, Cities Large And Small Are Closing Public Libraries Or Curtailing Their Hours Of Operation Over The Last Eighteen Years, Photographer Robert Dawson Has Crisscrossed America Documenting Hundreds Of These Endangered Institutions The Public Library Presents A Wide Selection Of Dawson S Photographs From The Majestic Reading Room At The New York Public Library To Allensworth, California S One Room Tulare County Free Library Built By Former Slaves Accompanying Dawson S Revealing Photographs Are Essays, Letters And Poetry By Some Of America S Most Celebrated Writers A Foreword By Bill Moyers And An Afterword By Ann Patchett Bookend This Important Survey


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5 thoughts on “The Public Library: A Photographic Essay

  1. Chad M Chad M says:

    The library movement which began in the 1800s and gained momentum with Carnegie s endowment has been very successful The library is an American institution in just about every community There are grand city libraries


  2. Sleepy Jim Sleepy Jim says:

    Robert Dawson s lovingly and painstakingly produced photographic survey of a disappearing but tenaciously surviving public resource the local public library is a testament to its enduring value as a cultural resource, as an o


  3. Betty A. Scherrman Betty A. Scherrman says:

    Bought this with intent to donate it to my local library Now I am going to buy another copy.well, really, two copies.one for the major donor to the library when we were building it.and,,,one for me Best coffee table book ever I am goi


  4. Mark Pfennigstag Mark Pfennigstag says:

    As a retired public library and academic library employee, and bibliophile, I found this book to be quite satisfactory The author and his son spent years locating and documenting libraries around the country immense and tiny, traditional and m


  5. maggie b maggie b says:

    If you already love and appreciate libraries, you ll enjoy this book If you don t yet use or know much about the value of libraries, I think you will find it interesting and enlightening.Through a beautifully photographed representative survey of publi


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