Interview with Grinton I. Will about being a director of the Yonkers Public Library

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Title

Interview with Grinton I. Will about being a director of the Yonkers Public Library

Description

Grinton I. Will talks about his career as a director of the Yonkers Public Library.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

J. Williams

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

1/13/1983

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.016.001

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

J. Williams

Interviewee

Grinton I. Will and Clarissa L. Will

Original Format

Cassette Tape

Duration

12:39

Time Summary

1:00-Began working at the Yonkers Public Library on November 15, 1933.
1:14-In 1933, Yonkers Public Library consisted of Carnegie Library, Crestwood Branch, Amour Villa Branch, and one bookmobile.
2:33-Retired on April 13, 1973 at 70 years old.
2:56-Worked at Mamaroneck Library first in 1922.
3:38-In the 1950s the Yonkers Historical Society was formed.
4:29-Building 3 bookmobiles.
6:12-The State Dept. discussed using bookmobile with Mr.Will at the end of World War Two.
6:40-The history of the Carnegie Library.
9:11-Branches of the library built by Mr.Will.
9:49-Selling of bookmobiles and the closing of branches of the Yonkers Public Library.
10:20-In 1937, library budget doubled under Mr. Will.
11:59-YPL highest circulation in population group.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Interview with Grinton I. Will about being a director of the Yonkers Public Library,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed May 21, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/559.