Enoch Pratt Free Library book wagon during visit to Dallas Street, Baltimore

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    1945 Photograph of the Enoch Pratt Free Library book wagon during a visit to the 1000 block Dallas Street in Baltimore, Maryland. An African American boy, standing at the head of the horse attached to the book wagon, reads a book held in his one hand while holding the horse's bridle with his other hand.

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    Current Mobile Library schedules can be seen at www.prattlibrary.org/bookmobile, and older bookmobile methods can be seen on our History of the Library page: www.prattlibrary.org/about/index.aspx?id=1604 (see 1943 and 1949)

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    patrickjoust, CC.L, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. meredith markleigh 49 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called the kids are all right..., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. Enoch Pratt Free Library 49 months ago | reply

      Thank you Meredith, we've added it to your wonderful group!

    3. redrickshaw 49 months ago | reply

      Lovely photo.

    4. pnutbuttagirl 49 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Positive Images of Black Men, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    5. superape 47 months ago | reply

      I love it! Thanks for sharing!

    6. Mirror Image Gallery 45 months ago | reply

      Great photo. When I was in grade school back in the 1950's we loved the book mobile.

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