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Joliet Public Library Firebombing

   
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  1. A book case full of books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  2. A book case full of charred books, after the Joliet Public Library was firebombed on April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  3. A portion of a wall and ceiling damaged in the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  4. A poster damaged a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  5. A view of fire and water damage resulting from the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  6. A view of the Joliet Public Library after the April 19, 1989 firebombing; looking from a relatively undamaged point of view.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  7. A world globe damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  8. Apple computer damaged in the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  9. Ashes and charred books remaining after the Joliet Public Library was firebombed on April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  10. Ashes, broken picture frames , and relatively undamaged books, after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  11. Book cases and books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  12. Book cases, books, and a wall damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  13. Bookcases, books, a wall, and a door frame charred as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  14. Books and bookshelves damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  15. Books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  16. Books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  17. Books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  18. Charred books remaining after the Joliet Public Library was firebombed on April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  19. Charred books, magazines, and a world globe damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  20. Charred wall and ceiling, and exposed pipes after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  21. Fallen bookshelves and charred books, after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  22. Here is a view of the damage caused by the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library, as seen from the staff desks.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  23. James Jaeger removing damaged books after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  24. Joliet Fire Department personnel, a Joliet Police officer, and a news videographer at the scene of the April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  25. Joliet Public Library staff member Lupe Lesa and volunteers removing books damaged in the April 19, 1989 fire.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  26. Joliet Public Library staff members Jean Riffel and Roger Gambrel removing damaged books after the April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  27. Joliet Public Library staff members Lupe Lesa and Jane Burgeson removing materials damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  28. Joliet Public Library staff members, Kay Erickson, Clark Hall, Mary Jane Hernandez, and volunteers removing bar codes from damaged Books books after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  29. Law enforcement personnel investigating the scene of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  30. Lupe Lesa and other Joliet Public Library staff members removing books damaged in the April 19, 1989 firebombing.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  31. Lupe Lesa cleans up debris after the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  32. Plastic bags melted as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  33. Remains of a shattered light bulb after the Joliet Public Library was firebombed on April 19, 1989.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  34. The computer center of the Joliet Public Library, after the April 19, 1989 firebombing.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  35. Volunteers removing books damaged as a result of the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

  36. Volunteers removing books damaged in the April 19, 1989 firebombing of the Joliet Public Library.
    On April 19, 1989, the Joliet Public Library was firebombed, destroying the non-fiction section of the children's area, closing the entire library for 9 days, and closing the children's section for several months. These are images from the firebombing.

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