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Franklin Book Program Collection

American books translated into Foreign languages, (approximately 4,000 items).


An Archival set of Franklin Program publications of American books translated into foreign languages. The Franklin Book Programs, 1952 to 1978. For 26 years, Franklin assisted developing countries in the creation, production, distribution, and use of books and other educational materials. Its efforts were based on the premise that through wider and improved education, underdeveloped nations could better utilize their human resources to help eliminate hunger, poverty, overpopulation, and economic paralysis.

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