We wanted to share this charming label found in many of our books for #TBT. It dates to a time when the library was known as the Public Library of the City of Detroit (before 1865).. We love the wording, but love the five cent fine for grease spots even more.
Hope you enjoy this as much as we do!
Wow, they were pretty hard core about fines - 5 cents for dog-earring a page!
Aww, it’s First Lady Betty Ford and President Gerald Ford on the re-election campaign trail in Tampa, Florida, in 1976.
August 14, 1935: FDR Signs Social Security Act into Law
On this day in 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, which was originally designed to provide economic security during the Great Depression. Funded through a 2% payroll tax, the 1935 Social Security Act offered aid for the unemployed, the elderly, children and various state health and welfare programs.
Photo: Library of Congress