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The horseback librarians of the 1930s

Here's an amazing set of photos of the female librarians of the 1930s, who traveled by horse to remote mountain areas in Kentucky, delivering books to catalyze literacy. It's the sort of brilliant, public-minded program we could use a lot more of today. As History Daily writes: President Franklin Roosevelt was trying to figure out a way to resolve the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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