A busy day in the Technical Room


A photo of the Technical Room (now the Government Documents Room) on the second floor of Central Library, looking north. Patrons are seated at rows of long reading tables. Two of the hanging ceiling lamps (replaced in 1939) can be seen. On the west side of the room is the mezzanine level, with a series of alcoves and bookshelves below. Nellie Mignon Fisher, head of the Technical Department, is seated at the desk on the the right side of the photo. Transcribed from the back of photo: 'Nellie Mignon Fisher. Head of Tech. Central.'

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