Reviewing 16mm film for library checkout


Librarian Elizabeth Hill and Portland banker Walter M. Cook look over 16mm film that Cook donated to Central Library. The library made the film available to groups or organizations, specifying that no admission fee could be charged. Cook, vice president of the United States National Bank, donated the gift, known as the Walter M. and Louise Hoyt Cook film library. The original gift included sixty-five films on general subjects ranging from travel to atomic energy. This photograph appeared in the Sunday January 11, 1948 issue of The Oregonian (p. 25), along with an article. On the back of the photo is the caption taken from this publication: 'Elizabeth Hill, librarian, and Walter M. Cook, Portland banker, look over 16mm. film the library will start lending to organizations Monday. Bequest from Cook made project possible'.

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