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Item 2016-11-09-16 - Danger in Books

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Danger in Books


  • 1899-12-28 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Article on the fear of microbes and germs in library books and paper money.

"While moralists and preachers are calling attention to the danger of the morals of Canadian children bu the yellow-covered literature, which they so easily manage to read, attention is also drawn to the danger of circulating libraries. We are told that the books often contain the deadly consumption bacillus on its dirty pages, as well as the microbes of other maladies." ...

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  • English

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Bradford Witness & South Simcoe News
December 28, 1899
Vol. 34, No. 41
Pg 1
Microfilm Reel N 240 # 8

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