All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day.

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Col. Foster and Gen. Magee Visit a Patient

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Col. Foster and a major general, U. S. Army Surgeon General James C. Magee, visit a patient, Private William D. Ferguson, Yonkers, New York in a ward. This photograph appeared in the Springfield Leader & Press, Saturday 27 March 1943. On the back, the news editor wrote ‘Today,” indicating that he wanted the photo printed immediately, rather than wait for the “weekend” edition. Undated.

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