I want to be a Librarian
Thanks to anonymous submitter for this wonderful relic from the past! Submitter says there is lots of information about the card catalog and finding good books. (I wonder if this counts as a good book?) I quickly breezed through the world cat holdings and A LOT of public libraries are hanging on to this title. Please do the profession a favor and get something more current.
Clothes for Disabled People
This lovely title comes to us from an anonymous ALB spy in Michigan. I would imagine that this is a great topic for a public library. Ease of dressing for people who have limited mobility and other physical issues is important. However, looking at the cover now – in 2009 – suggests that if you are in a wheelchair, you cannot be fashionable.
I think the guy in a wheelchair is saying to the woman, “Do I really have to dress like Mr. Rogers?”
Great idea for a book, but waaaay out of date.
Good Housekeeping’s Guide for Young Homemakers
William Laas, ed.
The forward of this book sort of says it all: “Homemaker–no other word in the language so precisely suggests what a young married woman is expected to do.” Actually this is an interesting book and kind of household ‘how-to’ encyclopedia. There are several pages on ironing and laundry. Caring for furs is another large article. And just in case you are feeling inadquate about all the knowledge you lack as a young wife, you can still be pretty for your husband by following the beauty hints!