This collection contains mainly group pictures of librarians attending the ALA conferences in the United States and Canada, covering the period of 1894-1932, with the exception of 1896.
This collection contains pictures of library buildings in photographic papers and postcards. Some of the pictures are in the form of paintings and other artistic media.
This collection contains digital copies of approximately 1,000 cards depicting public, private, and academic libraries, as well as library interiors and bookmobiles.
This collection contains published proceedings of annual conferences as well as transcripts of the general sessions from 1881-83, 1885-87, and 1889-1922.
In addition to these digital collections, a growing number of collections are now available online by request. Please contact the ALA Archives at (217) 333-7841 or email@example.com if you would like access to these materials.
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