Street Library Issue Title From Misses To… 1936

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    Street Librarian who brings books to people instead of people to book - an early mobile library.

    Various shots of woman with bookcase tied to her back. She walks down a suburban street. Another woman (with a dog on a lead) walks up to her and hands her a book. The mobile librarian turns so the woman with the dog can chose another book from her shelf.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:00:35:00 / 01:00:51:00
    NSP 4
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    NSP 004
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