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American Library acquires one of the few microfilm readers in France

Librarian Jeanette King Ettlinger consulting a microfilm, April 1939

Thanks to a gift from the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Library becomes, with the exception of the Bibliothèque Nationale, the only institution owning a microfilm reader in France. At the time the Library has only one film: Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.