Librarians on Horseback

The Pack Horse Library Project was a  wonderful Works Progress Administration (WPA) project that delivered books to remote regions in the Appalachian Mountains between 1935 and 1943. The program created thirty libraries and served more than 100,000 people in rural communities.

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1 Response to Librarians on Horseback

  1. margaret21 says:

    Brilliant! Exhausting though …

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