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Interview with Nonny Hogrogian and David Kherdian, May 13, 1988

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Nonny Hogrogian and David Kherdian as they discuss children's literature. Hogrogian (b. May 7, 1932) is an Armenian-American writer and illustrator, known best for children's picture books. Kherdian (b. 1931) is an Armenian-American writer, poet, and editor. The interview is conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University on May 13, 1988.
Date: May 13, 1988
Creator: Hogrogian, Nonny; Kherdian, David & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Carolyn Gilles Reads to Children]

Description: Photograph of Carolyn Gilles, Children's Librarian at APL Windsor Village Library, reading to a group of twenty-five children. The children are sitting together on a rug in the corner of a room. The base of the walls are decorated with wall decals depicting children's songs like Baa Baa Black Sheep.
Date: 1977
Partner: Central Texas Library System

Pan American Recreation Center Library

Description: Photograph of children reading at the Pan Am Rec Center library. Three children sit at a child's table with books covering the tabletop in front of them. Older children browse books from a shelf in the back. An adult looks on. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: November 1966
Creator: Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pan American Recreation Center Library

Description: Photograph of children in the stacks at the Pan Am Rec Center library. The shelves are packed with books. Two girls reach for books on shelves within reach. A third boy stands on a child's chair for reach. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: November 1966
Creator: Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Storytime at the Pan American Recreation Center library]

Description: Photograph of a young woman reading a story to five children at the Pan American Recreation Center library. The woman and five children sit at a circular table with full stacks in the background. A second book lies unopened on the tabletop. An illustration of an elephant reading a book decorates the library wall. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: [1959..1969]
Creator: Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Woman and Children Gather Children's Books]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman and an unidentified child collecting books, including An Elephant in My Bed by Klein, Suzanne, from the Children's section. Two unidentified children are standing at a table covered with National Geographic magazines in the foreground.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Woman Reads to Children for Story Time #2]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting in a corner reading an open Children's book to a group of unidentified children sitting on the floor. On the floor next to the woman are a small tree and a yellow Story Time paper; the walls behind her are a large window and bookshelves.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Woman Reads to Children for Story Time #3]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting in a corner reading an open Children's book to a group of five unidentified children sitting on carpet squares on the floor and two unidentified children are walking around. The walls behind her are a large window and bookshelves; the foreground show a broad leaf plant.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Woman Reads to Children for Story Time #4 - Distance Photo]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman reading an open Children's book to an unidentified group of children with an adult sitting on the floor of the library. The group is sitting in front of a wall of bookshelves as seen down a walkway between four rows of bookshelves and an open Dictionary display stand in the foreground.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Woman Reads to Children for Story Time #5 - Distance Photo]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman reading an open Children's book to an unidentified group of children with an adult sitting on the floor of the library. The group is sitting in front of a wall of bookshelves as seen down a walkway between four rows of bookshelves and an open Dictionary display stand in the foreground. The corner of a table is seen peaking out behind the left column of bookshelves.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Children's Reading Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of eleven unidentified children sitting and reading books at a large table in room at the library. One young girl looks at the camera. The room is filled with bookshelves, and the back wall has a window and door that lead to another room of the library.
Date: 1978
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Librarian Showing Off a Book Display]

Description: Photograph of Susan Seidensticker, a librarian at League City Public Library before it became Helen Hall Library. She is standing behind a table upon which is a book display of "New J Books," or young adults' literature. Behind her tall bookshelves line the walls.
Date: 197u
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of the children's section within Helen Hall Library. Low bookshelves line the wall, which is covered in yellow pieces of paper and a Texas-shaped mural made up of more pieces of paper and numerous photographs. Nearby the shelves are a round table with chairs and a beanbag chair.
Date: 1979
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of the children's section within Helen Hall Library. Low bookshelves line the wall, which is covered in yellow pieces of paper and a Texas-shaped mural made up of more pieces of paper and numerous photographs. Nearby the shelves are a round table with chairs and a few beanbag chairs set on the floor. To the left are more books on a rotating shelf and an office desk.
Date: 1979
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library