Education: Librarian's Jubilee

With a German-born population of 11,366 and twice as many German-speaking homes, Chicago has long been one of the world's first German cities. The pride of Chicago's Germans is nourished not only by the statues of Goethe, Schiller and von Humboldt that gleam in the city parks but by their living countrymen prominent in the city's affairs. Chicago last week honored one of these, blue-eyed, baldish Carl Bismarck Roden, for 50 years an employe of the great Chicago Public Library and for 18 years its Chief Librarian.

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