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Identifier: 
exwa_A-237LLA_004a
Title: 
First Story Plan, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title: 
Architectural Drawing of First Story Plan of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Creator: 
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1921
Date: 
1878-07-31
Description: 
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the first story plan of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the locations of the library, museum, hall, and porch. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed by a women's club in the United States. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in 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
Language: 
English
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