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PLA Weeding Manual

Be a Nurse

What it’s Like to Be a Nurse
Shay
1972

Join us as we follow these gals as they pursue a fabulous nursing career.  Don’t worry,  boys can join in the fun, too.

How long since anyone has seen a nursing cap?  I remember the school nurse decked out in the cape and the white hose.

Mary

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Bowl Me Over

The Complete Book of Family Bowling
Sullivan
1968

Direct from a submitter in the eastern United States…
“My coworker at our small public library was weeding the sports section last week and found this slightly-out-of-date bowling guide.   We love the photo of the stylish bowling togs!  I’m not sure how many circs it has had; it seems to be in near-mint condition.  But thankfully, it will be circulating no more; we don’t want to misguide our patrons as they choose an outfit to wear to the local bowling alley.

Mary:  Do you think those are culottes on the second picturet? (Young people, go Google that fashion term!) I am proud of this library’s choice to improve their community by making sure bowlers have better information and bowling fashion tips.

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