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[Photograph 2012.201.B0289.0096]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The Children's Reading Committee of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers has been active in promoting cooperation between the homes, schools and the various state, county, and local library commissions, the American Library Association, and the Federal Bureau of education, with the idea of instilling fight reading habits and establishing permanent reading interests, as well as making provision that suitable books are available to all."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0289.0088]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "As first secretary, Mrs. J. R. Dale, opened the state library commission offices 22 years ago with two desks, a typewriter, bare walls and a floor, and she still likes to keep the book shelves empty."
Date: July 22, 1941
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society