Monthly Archives: August 2013

Gerstenslager, Bookmobile King

A page from the Gerstenslager Company publication, “The Bookmobile Story”, describing the various models of bookmobiles available to order.    If you were in a bookmobile in the 50s or 60s, odds are your were in a Gerstenslager, the company that had a near monopoly … Continue reading

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Movies on the Bookmobile.

  The FPL bookmobile shows a matinee , circa 1957. In the summer of ’57, the Fitchburg Public Library came up with a unique way to draw children to their bookmobile; they showed movies on it. While using a bookmobile to … Continue reading

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