1914 This could be a girl slightly older than Pollyanna. Many still had long, uncut hair. It would not usually have been piled high (as in Gibson Girl time) but hair was usually arranged to extend around the head and come out some from the sides.
This is the perfect place to put a pull out bed. I always look at those beds and think they're impractical because it's too hard to leave all of the open floor space needed for one but I'd happily do it for this library/reading space
The Titan beetle, (Titanus giganteus) is a neotropical longhorn beetle and one of the largest beetles known to man. Adults can grow up to inches cm) in length and their short, curved and sharp mandibles can snap pencils in half and cut into human flesh.