Libraries of Morris County, 1960-1980


Libraries of Morris County, 1960-1980


Libraries; Morris County (N.J.); Morris County Library (Whippany, N.J.); History; Photographs; 1960-1970


Collection of photographs of Morris County libraries taken during the development of the library system ca. the 1960's. This collection was gathered by Catherine Burns, Librarian of the Morris County Library. Contains photographs of the various libraries during the growth and development of the library system. It is not a history of the development, but rather photos taken of the libraries.


NJ 974.974 MOR BOX 37





Collection Items

Boonton-Holmes April 1967
Woman dressed in costume stands on snow covered steps of the Holmes Library, Boonton N.J,

Boonton-Holmes Library
Exterior photograph of the Boonton-Holmes Library, Boonton N.J., in 1959. Miss Angeline Johnston, Librarian.

Butler Public Library
Browsing for books inside the Butler Public Library in December of 1966.

The Bookcar at Butler
Morris County Free Library bookcar, a Dodge, stops in front of Butler Library in 1949.

Carrying Books
Children help Librarian carry books, front steps of the Butler Library in 1949.

Library Dedication
Local, county and state officials were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of the new Butler Library off Ace Road. From left are Councilman Joseph Falkoski, Dean Gallo {R-26], Rolph Loveys [R-26], Morris County Freeholder Alex DeCroce, Councilman…

Mrs. Mabel Ogden at the desk
Mrs. Mabel G. Ogden, Librarian and her assistant, 1959.

Librarian with her assistant
Mrs. Mabel G. Ogden, Librarian and her assistant at desk, 1959.

Mrs. Ogden and Mr. Bodner
Mrs. Ogden and Mr. Bodner inside the Butler Library with women browsing and a child reading at a desk. Mural on back wall, 1953.

Butler '68
Exterior photograph of the Butler Public Library, taken for their Annual Report in 1968.
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