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Library #32 [115th Street, Exterior]

[Exterior.]

[Exterior.]

[Seal.]

Astor Library. Removal Apparatus.

Astor Library. Colonial House, east side of Lafayette Place

Astor Library chute for moving to 42nd Street

Aguilar Free Circulating Library East Broadway, Reference Room.

Exterior of the Baychester branch

Former Bloomingdale Branch

Oldest Branch in Library--Bond Street (below Astor Place, Manhattan)

Castle Hill Branch Library, 2220 Cincinnatus Ave., Bronx, NY 10473

Chatham Square 50th Anniversary, 2nd Carnegie Branch Building: Ralph Allen Beals, Director; Marion E. Lang; Mrs. Alison B. Alessios; John Mackenzie Cory, Chief of Circulation

Making Puppets

Making Chinese Shadow Puppets

Miss Virginia Opsrig's Puppet Class--Drama Dept. Works Division, D.P.W.

Puppet Show

Puppet show

Giving a Puppet Show

Dramatic Group

Play Group (Dramatics)

Dramatic Group

W.P.A. Department of Libraries: Chatham Square Library Branch

W.P.A. Department of Libraries: Chatham Square Library Branch

W.P.A. Department of Libraries: Chatham Square Library Branch

W.P.A. Department of Libraries: Chatham Square Library Branch, Browsing Room

W.P.A. Department of Libraries: Chatham Square Library Branch

[Children's Reading Room.]

Chatham Square Branch, New York Public Library (old rented building)

Circulation Department circulars in Russian, Hebrew, Italian

Circulation Department circular in Chinese

Exterior of Chatham Sq. Library under construction.

Exterior of Chatham Sq. Library under construction.

[Desk and readers at cart.]

[Seated readers.]

Columbia Sub-branch (Butler Library, Columbia University)

Columbia Sub-branch (Butler Library, Columbia University)

Books discharged here, Books charged here

Columbia Sub-branch (Butler Library, Columbia University)

Exterior of the Dongan Hills Library

Interior of the Dongan Hills Library

[Interior of the Dongan Hills Library]

[Exterior of the Dongan Hills Library]

Exterior of the Dongan Hills Library

Bookshelves at the Dongan Hills Library

Bookshelves, tables, chairs at the Dongan Hills Library

Low bookshelves at the Dongan Hills Library

Mr. Donald Browne and Mrs. Slocum

Exterior of the Dongan Hills Library

Entrance to the Donnell Library

Donnell Library's exterior view.

Wells; Donnell Library

Angeline Coscatt, Despina Croussouloudis and Sally Helfam at Central Children's Room.

Books for the Teenage [Window display, Donnell Library]

Off of Young Adult Services

Young readers, seated, Donnell-Nathan Strauss

Seated reader and reader at bookshelves, Donnell-Nathan Strauss

Outside sign and window, Donnell Library-Nathan Strauss

Librarian with young reader in Browsing Room of the Nathan Strauss Branch for Young People

Nathan Straus Young Adult Room.

Adult Reading Room.

Donnell Library. Staff preview.

Donnell Library. Staff preview.

Donnell Library. Three librarians around table.

Donnell Library. Leady reading in lobby.

Outdoor sign, Edenwald Library

Exterior, Epiphany Branch

East elevation

West elevation

South elevation

West elevation

Circulation room

Art collection. Librarian at bookshelf with girl, others reading [58th Street Branch]

Teachers Reference Room [58th Street Branch]

Ground Floor, East Stair [58th Street Branch]

Ground Floor, East Stair, Reading Room [58th Street Branch]

Ground Floor, West Stair, Stairway to Second Floor [58th Street Branch]

Exterior

Young Adult, Margaret Scoggin

Interior [Shelves]

Interior [Shelves]

Exterior [Shelves]

[Seated readers and line at desk, Fordham Branch.]

[Exhibit: We're ready for your courses. Are you? Fordham Branch.]

[Exhibit: We're ready for your courses. Are you? Fordham Branch.]

Bnai-Brith Presentation to Herman Badillo, Borough President

Bnai-Brith Presentation to Herman Badillo, Borough President

White-haired man behind speaker, Morris Hadley, Trustee

[Speaker at podium with WNYC mic, Fordham Branch.]

John M. Cory, speaker; Edward G. Freehafer, right

Edward G. Freehafer, Director of NYPL, giving address

[Interior, Fordham Branch.]

Edward G. Freehafer, speaker, and seated audience

Registering Fordham's 99,999th Adult Borrower

[Information Desk, Fordham Branch.]

Chinese puzzle once owned by Edgar Allen Poe

Card catalog and seated readers

Bound periodicals section, Fordham Branch

College students using the Bronx Reference Center, 2555 Marion Ave. Student attendance is over 55,000 annually.

Man entering Bronx Reference Center, Exterior

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