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Identifier: 
exwa_A-237LLA_001b
Title: 
Rear Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title: 
Reverse of an Architectural Drawing of the Rear Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Creator: 
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1921
Date: 
1878-07-31
Description: 
Reverse of a hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the rear elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan, showing shading technique. Drawing stamped on front side: "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is drawn 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Subject: 
Ladies' Library Association (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Subject: 
Library buildings--Designs and plans
Subject: 
architectural drawings (visual works)
Keywords: 
women's clubs
Location: 
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
Time Period: 
1870 - 1879
Source: 
25 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. color drawing on linen, WMU, Ladies' Library Association Collection, A-237.
Collection: 
WMU Regional History Photograph Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2020
Rights: 
This image is in the public domain and should be credited to the Zhang Legacy Collections Center, Western Michigan University. https://wmich.edu/library/zhang
Type: 
Image