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Interior of Townsville library, ca. 1948 | by State Library of Queensland, Australia
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Interior of Townsville library, ca. 1948

Creator: Unidentified


Location: Townsville, Queensland


Description: The non-fiction section of the library with librarian Mrs Mabel C. Classen on the right. Mrs Classen held the positions of Secretary-Librarian of the Townsville School of Arts from 1921-1938, then Librarian in Charge of the Townsville Municipal Library from 1938-1964. The young lady on the left is now Mrs Meryl Stone.

The library has floor to ceiling fixed wooden shelving with the top of a large wooden table visible in the foreground.


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