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Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It is situated on Michigan Avenue between Randolph and Washington streets, and commands a view of Lake Michigan. Upon its shelves are more than three hundred thousand volumes. Here the sewing girl and the society women meet on a common level and the millionaire and tramp brush elbows. The institution is maintained at an annual cost of over one hundred thousand dollars.
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Chicago Public Library|
|The Loop (Chicago, Ill.)|
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