Remember wooden library card catalogs? Look it up!


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University of Michigan Library card catalog drawers

University of Michigan Library card catalog

Photo by University of Michigan Library

 

Library of Congress Reading Room (Open House)

00220: Afforestation – D/Afghanistan – A

00220 Afforestation D - Afghanistan A

Photo by Ted Eytan

 

Card catalogs at Tulane University

tulane-library-card-catalogs

Photo thanks to Tulane Public Relations

 

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Wooden card catalog with brass handles

Wooden card catalog with brass handles

Photo by Megan Amaral

 

Close-up of a card catalog in Chattanooga

Card Catalog in Chattanooga

Photo by Steve Hankins of hankinsphoto.com

 

Card catalogs from Harvard Law Library

old-harvard-library-card-catalogs

Photo from Mellydoll

 

Card Catalog, Burrow Library (1973)

1973-card-catalog-library

Photo courtesy Ed Uthman


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1 Comment

  1. Carolyn N Tainter

    When I was in high school,out library had them and when I got a part time job there, I had to put the new “cards” in the drawers. Thank GOD for computers !

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