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The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck

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Title
The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck
Names
Sperr, Percy Loomis, 1890-1964 (Photographer)
Collection

New York Public Library Visual Materials

Albums

Ellis Island, [Album 2]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900 - 1950 (Questionable)
Library locations
New York Public Library Archives
Shelf locator: MssArc RG10 5928
Topics
New York Public Library
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Album 2; Ellis Island; Album, 8" x 6 1/2", consisting of covers of embossed paper and manila paper pages, each punch with two holes for binding. Photographs are each approximately 3 14" x 5 1/4" and are glued onto manila pages, which have typed captions. "*Percy Sperr" in ink on inside of front cover. Photographer.
Content: Two book carts.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11524053
MSS Unit ID: 5928
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7ef98f0-c5b5-012f-40fe-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Creator Born
  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. "The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1950. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-834b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. "The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-834b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1950). The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-834b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The "Tower of Babel" and its Service Truck