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Two views of the military library at China Lake

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

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

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…