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Bookmobile 1954

August 1, 1954, News & Leader

Lucille Morris Upton tagged along with the Springfield Library bookmobile on a Saturday. The driver was Bill Boatright and the librarian was Miss Mildred L. Wilson. The bookmobile was named Delilah. Three stops were made at Atlantic and Kansas, York School, and Turner and North National Streets [just north of Kearney Street]. 

In the photo, left to right: Vivian Corbett, Tommy Kane, Francis Henry Corbett, Jr., Joyce Hunsacker, Danny Kane, Virginia Sue Bounds, Diora Marle Bounds, Virginia Sue Letterman, Alecia Bounds, Sharon McCullough, Rosella Wolf, Ludene Wolf, Lois Davis, Margaret Ann Peacher, Pamela Kay Springer, Jerry Letterman, Glenn Kane, William Ray Penn, and Roy Pinchback.

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