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First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York

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Title
First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York
Collection

Libraries

Countee Cullen Branch Library, New York Public Library

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941 - 1949 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Libraries
Topics
Libraries -- New York (N.Y.)
New York Public Library
New York Public Library. Countee Cullen Branch
Public libraries -- New York (State) -- New York
Interiors -- New York (State) -- New York
Reading rooms -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Numbering: Video disc #23,709
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm ; black and white
Description
View of the first floor reading room, taken from the mezzanine level, of the 135th Street Branch Library, later renamed the Countee Cullen Branch Library, in Harlem, New York, ca. 1940s
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16315057
Photo Order: 57117
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68031710-92fa-0134-65fc-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1941: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941 - 1949. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/d14475b0-92fe-0134-1cde-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 6, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/d14475b0-92fe-0134-1cde-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1941 - 1949). First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/d14475b0-92fe-0134-1cde-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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First floor reading room of the 135th Street Branch Library in Harlem, New York