BIAL, Raymond. American, b. 1948. Genres: Children's non-fiction, Photography. Career: Parkland College Library, Champaign, IL, library director, 1988-. Publications: NONFICTION FOR CHILDREN; AND PHOTOGRAPHER: Corn Belt Harvest, 1991; County Fair, 1992; Amish Home, 1993; Frontier Home, 1993; Shaker Home, 1994; The Underground Rairoad, 1995; Portrait of a Farm Family, 1995. OTHER: Ivesdale: A Photographic Essay, 1982; In All My Years: Portraits of Older Blacks in Champaign-Urbana, 1983, rev. ed. 1985; Upon a Quiet Landscape: The Photographs of Frank Sadorus, 1983; There Is a Season, 1984; (with K. Kerr) First Frost, 1985; Common Ground: Photographs of Rural and Small Town Life, 1986; Stopping By: Portraits from Small Towns, 1988; (with L.L. Bial) The Carnegie Library in Illinois, 1988; From the Heart of the Country: Photographs of the Midwestern Sky, 1991; Looking Good: A Guide to Photographing Your Library, 1991; Champaign: A Pictorial History, 1993; Urbana: A Pictorial History, 1994; Visit to Amish Country, 1995; (photographer) Marcia Adams Heirloom Recipes; With Needle and Thread, 1996; Zoom Lens Photography, 1996; Mist Over the Mountains: Appalachia and Its People, 1997; The Strength of These Arms: Life in the Slave Quarters, 1997. Address: Parkland College Library, 2400 West Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821, U.S.A.