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1. Brumback Library Brumback Library Library buildings Ohio On Back: Brumback Library, the first county library in the United States, was dedicated at Van Wert, Ohio in 1901. In the foreground can be seen some of the peonies for which Van Wert is famous. Van Wert,...

2. John Hall Sherratt Library, Rockford College John Hall Sherratt Library, Rockford College Library buildings Illinois; Public libraries On Front: John Hall Sherratt Library, Rockford College, Rockford, ILL.--22 On Back: The John Hall Sherratt Library at Rockford College is the first small college library in the country to make use of divisional...

3. State Library State Library Library buildings Illinois; Public libraries; Interiors; Reading rooms On Back: The State Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois Although there had been four statehouses in Illinois before the Old State Capitol was occupied in 1839, this was the first statehouse...

4. Monteith Library, Alma College Monteith Library, Alma College Library buildings Michigan; Academic libraries; Private libraries On Back: Alma College; Alma Michigan; Monteith Library (1964); Monteith Library is named for The Rev. John Monteith, who, in 1816, was the first Presbyterian minister to reach Michigan. He later became...

5. Carmel Mission Library Carmel Mission Library Library buildings California On Back: Carmel Mission Carmel, California Original Library. This was the first library in California, the first books having been brought by Fray Junipero Serra in 1771. By 1820, it contained over 2,000...

6. Historical Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory, Vincennes, Indiana Historical Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory, Vincennes, Indiana Library buildings Indiana; On Front: HISTORIC OLD CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL, LIBRARY AND RECTORY, VINCENNES, IND. THE LIBRARY CONTAINS SOME OF THE OLDEST BOOKS AND RELICS IN THE COUNTRY ;On Back: THE OLD CATHEDRAL--St. Francis Xavier Church...

7. Caroliniana Library, Columbia, South Carolina Caroliniana Library, Columbia, South Carolina Library buildings South Carolina; Academic Libraries On Back: Caroliniana Library, first separate college library in the United States, contains valuable collection of South Carolina's historical papers. Designed by Robert Mills, designer of the Washington...

8. Caroliniana Library + State House, Columbia, South Carolina Caroliniana Library + State House, Columbia, South Carolina Library buildings South Carolina; Academic Libraries On Front: Greetings from COLUMBIA S.C. ;On Back: Left view, CAROLINA LIBRARY, UNIV. OF S. C., COLUMBIA, S. C., The old library on the quadrangle is the first separate college library in the U. S. Built...

9. Caroliniana Library, Columbia, South Carolina (1) Caroliniana Library, Columbia, South Carolina (1) Library buildings South Carolina; Academic Libraries On Back: CAROLINA LIBRARY, UNIV. OF S. C., COLUMBIA, S. C., The old library on the quadrangle is the first separate college library in the U. S., Built around 1840 by an unknown architect, showing Mill's...

10. Moody Memorial Library, Waco, Texas Moody Memorial Library, Waco, Texas Library buildings Texas; Academic Libraries On Back: MOODY MEMORIAL LIBRARY, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, Was completed in September of 1968. The Moody family donated the first 1 million dollars for its construction which replaces the old Carol...

11. Alderman Memorial Library, Charlottesville, Virginia Alderman Memorial Library, Charlottesville, Virginia Library buildings Virginia; Academic Libraries On Front: THE ALDERMAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. ;On Back: THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, at Charlottesville, founded and designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1816, blends...

12. White House Library, Washington, D.C. White House Library, Washington, D.C. Library buildings Washington, D.C. On Back: WHITE HOUSE -- LIBRARY . . . First government building to be constructed in Washington, Home of all U. S. Presidents, excepting George Washington, who approved the design of James Hoban. The recently...

13. Library of Congress (1) Library of Congress (1) Library buildings Washington, D.C. On Front: U.S. Congressional Library, Washington, D. C., Faces West upon First Street, East of the Capitol, between East Capitol and B. Street ;On Back: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON. justly celebrated...

14. Cleveland Public Library Cleveland Public Library Public libraries; Library buildings Ohio Caption on back reads: ""Pictured here is the main branch of Cleveland's Public Library system which consists of 36 branches and 39 school libraries. The Cleveland Library was one of the first to assemble...

15. Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina Academic libraries; Library buildings South Carolina Caption on back reads: ""The first separate college library in the United States designed by Robert Mills who also designed the Washington Monument."" Postcard was never mailed.

16. White House Library White House Library Library buildings Washington D. C. Caption on back reads: ""First government building to be constrcuted in Washington. Home of all U. S. Presidents, excepting George Washington, who approved the design of James Hoban. The recently restored...

17. Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Cultural Center Library buildings Illinois; Public libraries; Historic buildings; Interiors On Back: The world's largest Tiffany Dome may be found in Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL, 60602. Dedicated in 1897 as Chicago's first public library,...

18. Newberry Library, Chicago, IL Newberry Library, Chicago, IL Library buildings Illinois; Private libraries On Front: 216-Newberry Library Chicago On Back: The Newberry Library, one of Chicago's most prominent reference libaries, houses a collection of more than 500,000 volumes, most of which pertain to history...

19. William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan Library buildings Michigan; Academic libraries; Private libraries On Front: William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Mich. - 23 On Back: The Williams L. Clements Library, U. of M., is exceptional of its possession of rare books, first editions, maps, manuscripts, prints,...

20. Detroit Public Library Detroit Public Library Library buildings Michigan; Public libraries On Front: Hello from Detroit, Michigan On Back: Detroit Michigan. Upper left- The Detroit Historical Museum; Upper right- Veterans Memorial Building; Lower left- Detroit Public Library; Lower right- The...
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