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Smithsonian: When the Public Feared That Library Books Could Spread Deadly Diseases

When the Public Feared That Library Books Could Spread Deadly Diseases

“The [1895] great book scare” created a panic that you could catch an infection just by lending from the library

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/during-great-book-scare-people-worried-contaminated-books-could-spread-disease-180972967/

 

 

 

 

Posted on: August 24, 2021, 6:40 am Category: Uncategorized

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