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Books, Boots & Bridles: The Story of the Horse Back Librarians (Virtual Program)

July 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, July 12th from 2:00 to 3:00 pm on Zoom. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5916540082382/WN_xS9cNWdNS8mv4WpNanc4jw

Learn the story of the Pack Horse Library initiative, a little known program of FDR’s Work Progress Administration (WPA). Its mission, carried out almost entirely by women, was to deliver and distribute reading materials to the far off corners of Appalachia during the darkest hours of the Great Depression. Led by Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.


July 12, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm