Cover Image

During World War I, recuperating soldiers read in the Fort Des Moines hospital library, headed by Grace Shellenberger, one of the librarians pro-filed in Lisa Lindell’s article in this issue. Photo courtesy of the American Library Association Archives.


Marvin Bergman

Editorial Consultants

Rebecca Conard, Middle Tennessee State University
Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago
William Cronon, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert R. Dykstra, State University of New York at Albany
R. David Edmunds, University of Texas at Dallas
H. Roger Grant, Clemson University
William C. Pratt, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, Iowa State University
Malcolm J. Rohrbough, University of Iowa