Reading is for Everyone

We thank our colleague Jan Grenci, who originally published this on Picture This: Library of Congress Prints and Photos

The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include many images that depict the act of reading. When I recently prepared a Flickr album on the subject, I had a number of photographs, prints and posters to spare. Let me show you some of the posters that I didn’t use but are equally worthy of the spotlight!

I like books. Poster by Karla Kuslin, 1962. //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.42782

Bring home the world in books. Poster by Paul Honoré, between 1920 and 1930. //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.42683

Explore with books. Book week, Nov. 17-23. Poster by Alice and Martin Provensen, 1957. //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.43161

Trolley trips on a Bay State Triangle. Poster by Charles H. Woodbury, 1897. //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.43608

 

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2 Comments

  1. Rich Cairn
    May 3, 2022 at 11:39 am

    Such lovely invitations to the joy of reading!
    A vital service of the Library of Congress since 1931 has been the National Library Service for Blind and Print Disabled.
    In addition to Braille, hearing blind readers can use Talking Books, as in this 1944 photo.

  2. HMM.Rungsun Gunkoom
    May 3, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    Thank you all force
    Best Regards
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