Film, Video Franklin Book Program: Bengali Titles

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Title
Franklin Book Program: Bengali Titles
Summary
The Asian Division serves as custodian for Asian language items in five of ten languages from the Franklin Book Program Collection (FBP) housed at the Library of Congress. Between 1952 and 1978, FBP assisted developing countries in the creation, production, distribution, and use of books and educational materials in vernacular languages. The program selected English materials about science, technology, poetry, history and had them translated into vernacular languages by authors and translators in those countries. The work completed by Daniel Ng and Bennett Comerford as 2021 Junior Fellows focused on the 331 uncatalogued Bengali titles in this collection and the promotion of their project via an entry for the Library's Four Corners of the World blog
Event Date
July 21, 2021
Running Time
5 minutes 18 seconds
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