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  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1939 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionPublic Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The library ...
  • Harper Memorial Library, University of Chicago
    Image | 1915 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionHarper Memorial Library, University of Chicago. On Back: The University of Chicago is located on the south side, 7 miles from the business center, facing the Midway Plaisance, the campus now covering an area of 95 acres. William Rainey Harper Memorial Library stands at the south end of the grounds.
  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1930 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionPublic Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The library ...
  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1933 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionA View Showing Part of the Public Library and the 38 Story Pittsfield Building, Chicago
  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1938 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionPublic Library, Chicago On Back: Occupies a commanding site on Michigan Avenue, Washington Street and Randolph Street. One of the greatest of public libraries. The beauty of its interior decorations in carrara marble of Mosaic designs is unsurpassed. Contains nearly 2,000,000 volumes of history, biography, art, travel and books in foreign languages. In it is the Grand Army M...
  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1929 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionPublic Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The library ...
  • Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1930 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionPublic Library, Chicago On Back: The Public Library is located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from E. Washington St. to E. Randolph St. The building contains 110,000 square feet of floor space. The library is stocked with books upon almost every subject. There are extensive collections of Art Books and Books in Foreign Languages, History, Biography and Travel. The library ...
  • Public Library, Chicago
    Image | 1930 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionCaption on back reads: "Public Library. Occupies a commanding site on Michigan Avenue, Washington Street and Randolph Street. One of the greatest public libraries [illegible] beauty of its interior decorations in [illegible] Mosaic designs is unsurpassed. [illegible] 2,000,000 volumes of history, biography, [illegible] and books in foreign languages. In it is the Grand Army ...