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Title [Reading Room, Othmer Library, Long Island Historical Society]
Collection Long Island Historical Society photographs
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1974.031.66
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Date 1979 ca.
Description Interior view of the Othmer Library of the Brooklyn Historical Society, located at 128 Pierrepont Street in the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. View from the gallery level of bookcases, index card catalogs, wooden reading tables and chairs, reading lamps, books, a display case and the linoleum floor tiles.

The main reading room as it looked in 1979. Woodwork is black ash throughout [typed with handwritten additions on paper attached to the verso].
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Pierrepont Street (New York, N.Y.)
Clinton Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
128 Pierrepont Street
Subject Headings Display cases
Reading rooms
Tables
Chairs
Card catalogs
Woodworking
Woodwork
Lamps
Books
Bookcases
Bookshelves
Libraries
Personal and Corporate Names Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y)
Long Island Historical Society
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