A photograph of five sailors looking at books with librarian Miss Norma Lee Peck. Of the five men, one is dressed in full uniform on the far left. On the far right, one man is wearing a dixie-cup sailor hat. Miss Peck is wearing a coat and hat. The books are being selected from a box labeled 'A.M.M.L.A.' The inside lid of the box reads 'Property of American Merchant Marine Library Association, 2293.' The donation of books to men aboard ships was coordinated by the Library.
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Miss Norma Lee Peck, personal librarian for the Navy and the Merchant Marine, delivers a book box to a Portland-built Liberty ship before sailing time. Box holds about 60 books.'
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May 16, 1943