Yakima Memory

Scrapbooks and Ephemera

Scrapbooks and Ephemera

 

Photographs, newspaper clippings and promotional materials about the library.

Recent Submissions

  • Perrault, Val (previously unpublished, 1990)
    Short statement on the history and function of the Moxee Library League.
  • Troianello, Craig (Yakima Valley Libraries, 3/29/1996)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Anon (Yakima Herald-Republic, 12/12/1961)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about theGleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Harris, Wendy (Yakima Valley Libraries, 5/21/1998)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about the closure of Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that serves Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Anon (Upper Valley Press, 2/7/1996)
    News article from Upper Valley Press about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that serves Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Pilgrim, Kathy (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1996)
    Short history of the Gleed Community Library. Photographs of 5 librarians in file, but not online.
  • Anon (Upper Valley Press, 6/5/1997)
    News article from Upper Valley Press about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Anonymous (previously unpublished, 1947)
    B&W photo of librarian Charlotte Heyer pushing stack of boxes on handcart.
  • Anonymous (Yakima Valley Regional Library, aka Yakima Valley Libraries., 1979)
    User's guide with information about YVRL services in 1979, a list of Trustees, and a map of the district with 19 outlets.
  • Anonymous (unknown, 1958)
    A promotional PSA about Bookmobile services at YVRL. The date is not stated, but the schedule listed matches the fall/winter schedule of 1958.
  • Anonymous (Yakima Sunday Herald, 1958-06-01)
    Bookmobile services promotion that appeared in the Yakima Sunday Herald in 1958.
  • Anonymous (Yakima Herald, 1958-09-14)
    A news clipping about YVRL bookmobile library services for the fall and winter of 1958. Photo shows Ursula Meyer, bookmobile librarian, stocking the shelves of a bookmobile.
  • Little, Minnie J. (King County Library, Seattle Washington, 1951)
    An 11 page paper written by a bookmobile librarian from King County Library comparing costs and factors important to bookmobile operation.
  • Anon (Yakima Daily Republic, 1941-10-23)
    A brief newspaper clipping about the beginning of bookmobile service in Yakima. Initial cost was $3500. Schedule and route are detailed.
  • Ravenholt, Amy (1998)
    Two photographs taken in 1998 of the YVRL bookmobile, showing library staff and the interior of the vehicle.
  • Anonymous (Yakima Daily Republic, 1967-02-02)
    A newspaper clipping of student study group at the public library.
  • Black, Elizabeth (previously unpublished, 1950)
    A view of the interior of the Carnegie Library, circa 1950. "Carol's Library" inscribed on back in ink.
  • author unknown (Yakima Valley Regional Library, 1951)
    A chart showing the growth in library circulation during the time period Yakima Public was merged with Yakima County to create Yakima Valley Regional.
  • Helen Gilbert (Yakima Valley Regional Library, 1954)
    A report to the public on measurable aspects of library services delivered 1950-1954.
  • author unknown (Yakima Valley Regional Library, 1959)
    Program describing the dedication ceremony for the library building that replaced the Carnegie Library.

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