308 – LoyMcAfee_portrait_chap3

Formal portrait of a woman in a military uniform.

Loy McAfee, MD, ca. 1917. McAfee worked at the Library as a temporary employee during World War I. She became a compiler for the Index-Catalogue and developed special-topic bibliographies. The US Army granted permission to the Library to hire women in large numbers to maintain Library operations; many stayed at the Library until their retirement.

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