1942 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Conference postal card to be completed and returned indicating member's intention to attend the daily breakfasts, luncheons, and banquet planned during the event. Originally included with 1942 MLA Conference Announcement mailing.
A notice of a special meeting of the Winona Library Association to consider and vote upon the transfer of all property of the Association to the City of Winona, as contemplated in the ordinance creating a Free Public Library, passed by the City Council on March 8, 1886.
This one cent postal card requests that they receive additional issues beyond the April-June, 1934 issues. The annotation shows that a response by post card was sent to the St. Louis Public Library letting them know that issues will be sent when available.
Jennings, Mrs. T. B. (Saint Paul Public Library, St. Paul, Minnesota)
This one cent postal card was sent to a Miss Helen Beach, Librarian at the Library School, Emory University, Georgia. It informs Miss Beach that "The Library Beacon" is in a state of "suspended animation." The library was facing an acute budget deficit, which would cause the library to close for fifteen days, from August 25th to September 8th, 1935.
Price, F. H. (Free Library of Philadelphia, Periodical Department, Middle City Station)
This one cent postal card is a request for copies of "The Library Beacon" for July through December, 1934. January through June, 1935. This one cent postal card was the standard of quick, easy and inexpensive communication between libraries across the country.
Bernardo, Gabriel A. (University of the Philippines, Manila)
A two cent postal card from the Library of the University of the Philippines. It was a request that "The Library Beacon" be placed on a permanent mailing list and sent to the University of the Philippines.
Windsor, P. L. (Periodical Division, University of Illinois Library, Urbana, Illinois)
The one cent postal card was the most cost effective way to communicate by mail. This was especially true in the period of the Great Depression when the library budget was cut to the bone. This one cent postal card is a request for copies of "The Library Beacon" Vol. 6, No.2 for 1934 to date. Penciled notation indicates that requested items were sent.