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Two views of the military library at China Lake

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Shows library staff and clients at China Lake Naval Ordnance Testing Station near Ridgecrest. Top picture shows computer technology then current; other view shows card catalog in background. Name of facility was changed in 1992 to Naval Air Weapons…

Margaret Newman at Kern County Library

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Shows Margaret Newman, who worked at Kern County Library until 1921, writing at a desk, with card catalog in background at left; exact branch location unknown. Photograph caption: Miss Newman, Branch Head--Headquarters, 1920?

Librarian using card catalog

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Shows librarian Mila De Laveaga using card catalog, with Celina Peters watching; at Kern County Library headquarters, then located in the basement of the Kern County Courthouse, torn down in 1953. A subsequent courthouse was built at the site in…