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Librarians as Detectives

Librarians often wear many hats during the course of their workday.  Recently, I donned my detective hat to solve a mystery.

An old photograph of Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh was found in our bookdrop.  499 more words

Cheshire Library


More from the glass lantern slides collection: the swimming pool in the Old Gym circa 1910.

Throwback Thursday

The Electric Company

As I sit writing at my computer, with two fans oscillating the warm air of my top floor apartment around me,  I can’t help to think how lucky we are to have access to reliable (and relatively inexpensive) electricity. 494 more words

Happy 4th of July!

In honor of our nation’s independence I thought we would share a few photographs that give a glimpse into the lives of those celebrating the same holiday many years ago. 73 more words


Molly Harrower, 1906-1999

-Contributed by Stephanie Cameron.

Stephanie Cameron has volunteered and worked at the Center for the History of Psychology for several years and is currently processing photographs from the Molly Harrower papers. 242 more words