In the Stacks: Los Angeles Public Library December 18, 2010 – Posted in: In the Stacks – Tags: , , ,

For this installment of In the Stacks we visit the vast online archive of the Los Angeles Public Library. Enjoy!

A couple of Bookmobiles:

 Decorated Los Angeles Public Library Bookmobile, 1974. Photo by Joe Friezer

Bookmobile at Stonehurst School, 1957. Photo by Milton Martinez 

A few for the political crowd:

 Books for freedom, 1964. Photo by George Brich

 American Nazi party pickets bookshop, 1962

Books for a Strong America” a right leaning display in a Northridge Hughes Market. 1962

Some general book treats:

 Caption for this one:  “Wrapped in Thought. Four-year-old Philip Ross finds “ABC Easter Bunny” more interesting than his guns and spurs, 1960

 Mark Twain Branch book march and rally, 1971

 Books and a cake at Panorama City Branch ca. 1960

and of course since it is LA:

 Bette Davis signs books, 1988. Photo by Leo Jarzomb

 Vanna White at book signing, 1987. Photo by Tom Zimmerman
Jay Leno book signing, 1991. Photo by Tom Zimmerman

Previously on Book Patrol:
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The Library Photos of Massimo Listri Grace the Morgan »