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Item of the Month: Back to School

Published: August 24, 2010 by Robin Katz

It's back-to-school season here in Burlington, VT. Students and faculty are starting to trickle into the library, and everyone on campus is getting ready for the academic year ahead. In that spirit, our August items of the month feature some of our favorite classroom portraits from the McAllister photographs collection.

This image shows busy students at the Burlington Business College in the 1940s:

This photo of Miss Marjorie B. Adams' Burlington High School French class was taken in the Edmunds High School building in 1954:

Long Trail Featured on Vermont Public Radio

Published: August 17, 2010 by Robin Katz

VPR News: Collection Includes Rare Long Trail Photos

Last month, Curator of Manuscripts and Photographs Chris Burns spoke to Vermont Public Radio about the Long Trail collection. Listen to the story on VPR's site.

Cover Boy: CDI Favorite Chosen For Journal Cover

Published: August 01, 2010 by Robin Katz

Librarians across the country will see one of our favorite photos, Lucius Stanton and an unidentified friend enjoy a glass of cider, on the cover of July's issue of Library Resources and Technical Services. LRTS is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes research and papers on many aspects of librarianship.

See Lucius' cover appearance on the shelf in Current Periodicals, 2nd floor, Bailey/Howe Library.

The original photo in our Tennie Toussaint Photographs collection