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Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records’ 150th Anniversary
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    • Talking Book Record Player

    • Talking Book Record Player
    • Unknown
    • Braille & Talking Book Library (Ariz.);Talking books; Talking Book Library;
    • The earliest models from the 1930s played phonographs at 33 1/3 rpm that were on a 12 inch disc. The first models were produced by the American Foundation for the Blind and loaned by the Library of Congress. The last round of talking book records...
    • Cassette Talking Book Player

    • Cassette Talking Book Player
    • Telex
    • Braille & Talking Book Library (Ariz.);Talking books; Talking Book Library;
    • Cassette books made a big hit in the early 1970s. Starting in January 2001, all material became available on cassette only. The standard C1 model player was made by Telex for the Library of Congress. The machine will play both 2-track and 4-track...
    • Digital Talking Book Player

    • Digital Talking Book Player
    • Shinano of Japan
    • Braille & Talking Book Library (Ariz.);Talking books; Talking Book Library;
    • The digital talking book player became available September/October 2009. The digital player plays the National Library Services (ANSI/NISO Z39.86:2002) digital talking books, the Daisy 2.02 digital talking books and the AMR-WB+, MP3, and WAV...
    • BARD Mobile

    • BARD Mobile
    • Library of Congress
    • Braille & Talking Book Library (Ariz.);People with disabilities--Services for--Arizona; Talking books; Talking Book Library;
    • Starting October 13, 2009, patrons registered with Arizona Talking Book Library had instant access to over 51,000 downloadable audio books. The collection is added to daily. The books come from commercial audio book producers in addition to the...
    • The Hobbit in Braille

    • The Hobbit in Braille
    • Tolkien, J. R. R.
    • Braille & Talking Book Library (Ariz.); Braille books; Talking Book Library;
    • “The Hobbit” was produced by the American Printing House for the Blind in 1990. In 1868, the Boston Public Library established a department for the blind after receiving eight embossed volumes. In 1897 the Library of Congress established a...
    • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
    • Wood, Ericka Cero
    • Arizona Library Development History
    • The three pull-up panels represent the past, present, and future of library services in Arizona. From right to left – Library Development Yesterday – Extending Library Services depicts an original black and white photo of an Arizona State...
    • Library Development Montage Panel Display

    • Library Development Montage Panel Display
    • Wood, Ericka Cero
    • Arizona Library Development History
    • A collage of library projects funded by Library Services and Technology Act grants. The montage of pictures is grouped together in the shape of the state of Arizona on top of a representation of the Arizona flag with Library Development’s...
    • A Passion for Politics:  The Life of Mulford Winsor

    • A Passion for Politics: The Life of Mulford Winsor
    • Maxwell, Margaret F.
    • Winsor, Mulford; Arizona history; Arizona libraries;
    • A Passion for Politics: The Life of Mulford Winsor is a history of Arizona's first State Librarian, and Director of the Department of Library and Archives from 1932 until his death in Phoenix on November 05, 1956.
    • State Library of Arizona 150th Anniversary Exhibit

    • State Library of Arizona 150th Anniversary Exhibit
    • Bucci, Tony
    • State Library of Arizona
    • The State Library of Arizona, a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2014. This exhibit recreates a library reference desk area from the 1940s. The elements of the exhibit are: a...
    • Royal Standard Typewriter - Exhibit Close-Up

    • Royal Standard Typewriter - Exhibit Close-Up
    • Bucci, Tony
    • Office Equipment and Supplies
    • This Royal typewriter was manufactured ca. 1910-1925. It is typical of a typewriter that would have been used by staff members of the State Library of Arizona. The typewriter is black in color with vertical build. It has a 21” carriage at the...
    • Western Electric Telephone - Exhibit Close-Up

    • Western Electric Telephone - Exhibit Close-Up
    • Western Electric
    • Office Equipment and Supplies--Telephones;
    • This Western Electric #202 desk telephone was manufactured ca. 1930-1940. It is typical of a telephone that would have been used by staff members of the State Library of Arizona. The telephone is black in color, with a single handset for speaking...
    • American Numbering Machine - Exhibit Close-Up

    • American Numbering Machine - Exhibit Close-Up
    • Unknown
    • Office equipment and supplies
    • This is an example of American Numbering Machine Model 41, with six wheels (i.e. six digits). A numbering machine was used to put an accession number (a unique number to identify the specific item) on each book that was added to the library’s...
    • Card Catalog - Exhibit Close-Up

    • Card Catalog - Exhibit Close-Up
    • Unknown
    • State Library of Arizona--Card Catalogs;
    • This is the card catalog of the State Library of Arizona, showing a detail of one of the drawers. A card catalog is an alphabetic listing of the holdings of a library. Each card holds basic information about a book, including author, title, place...
    • Howell Code, Title Page

    • Howell Code, Title Page
    • Arizona (Ter.).
    • Law--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government; Arizona. Legislative Assembly; Statehood--Arizona
    • This is an original copy of “The Howell Code”, showing the title page. The Howell Code was the Territory of Arizona’s first legal code. Judge William Thompson Howell of Tucson was appointed by Governor John N. Goodwin to draft a set of laws...

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