Ray L. Trautman Speaking at the 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Title

Ray L. Trautman Speaking at the 50th Anniversary Celebration

Description

Ray L. Trautman was Chief of Army Library Service during World War Two. He earned the Legion of Merit award for his service which included helping to design a lightweight paperback that United States service members carried with them even in combat. Millions of the type of the book he helped design were shipped overseas.
After the war, he taught library science as a professor at Columbia University. He was elected president of the Yonkers Library Board of Trustess in 1953.
He is speaking at the celebration held on October 3, 1954.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Newman, Caitlin. "Armed Services Editions: A Few Square Inches of Home." HistoryNet
http://www.historynet.com/armed-services-editions-a-few-square-inches-of-home.htm

"R.L. Trautman New Head of Library Board." The Herald Statesman 23 January 1953.

Yonkers Public Library

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

2/21/2018

Format

JPEG file

Identifier

2018.001.030

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Original Format

Photograph

Files

2018.001.030.jpg

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Ray L. Trautman Speaking at the 50th Anniversary Celebration,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed April 16, 2021, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/239.