Springtime in the Archives

We’ve spent the past few days researching at Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections in beautiful, misty Ithaca. Our eyeballs and fingers have gone over boxes upon boxes of early planning ephemera, notes, letters, and schemes.

Here’s an example of a 1920’s glass negative: a photo of the majestic Woolworth Building (with the colors inverted in photoshop). You can see the East River, and the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridge behind.


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