Public Library

Public Library New York City


Stock #: 104603
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: H. Finkelstein & Son
Postmark: 1917 Mar-28
PM City: New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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New York Public Library is located on Fifth Avenue covering two entire blocks from 40th to 42nd Streets. It is built entirely of marble and cost $9,000,000. The corner stone was laid Nov. 10, 1902 the library was opened May 23rd. 1911. The main stock room is 270 feet long, contains 1,600,000 volumes and has 7,000 periodicals on file.
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