Be kind to books club: Are you a member? (1936-1940)

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Here are five book-themed posters between 1936 and 1940 by artist Arlington Gregg, for the Illinois WPA (Works Progress Administration). They helped promote the benefits of taking care of books, especially to libraries and schools.

Don’t gum up a book

This breaks the back of a book

A book mark would be better

Rain is bad for a book

Be kind to books club. Are you a member?

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