I Read Texan

I Read Texan Cause Button Museum
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I Read Texan button back Cause Button Museum
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I READ TEXAN
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Illustration of a grey armadillo wearing glasses and reading a pink book with a background of the Texas flag in blue white and pink.

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BADGE - A - MINIT LASALLE ILL 61301

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This button was given to children participating in the Texas Summer Reading Program in 1991. The Texas Summer Reading Program is an initiative in public libraries to keep children reading and engaged in learning activities throughout the summer months. In 1991, the theme for the program was “Camp Wanna-Read”.

Sources: Singletary, V. (1991, May 23). Stella Hill Library news. Cherokeean/Herald of Rusk, Texas. Retrieved from http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth152008/m1/2/

Texas State Library and Archives Commission. (n.d.). Summer reading slogans of the past. Retrieved from https://www.tsl.texas.gov/tsrp/history

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CA0452
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