Black Autumn Mourning

Librarian.




“I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show.” Andrew Wyeth
At Boston Public Library May 22, 1938: In 1937, the library rebound 75,000 books. Library employee Nettie Bandiera is shown here preparing to do a job of hand stitching to the 1938 collection. A study by the library at this time showed that books averaged just five lendings before they came to the bindery for rebuilding.

At Boston Public Library May 22, 1938: In 1937, the library rebound 75,000 books. Library employee Nettie Bandiera is shown here preparing to do a job of hand stitching to the 1938 collection. A study by the library at this time showed that books averaged just five lendings before they came to the bindery for rebuilding.

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