These two linen postcards are on the subject of Chicago Public Libraries. The comic card was published in 1953 and is part of a series of comic interpretations of "Famous Chicago Attractions." The multiview card was published in 1937 and shows four Chicago libraries:
- Newberry Library - A privately endowed, independent research library for the humanities and social sciences
- Chicago Public Library - Formerly the central library of the Chicago Public Library system, now the Chicago Cultural Center.
- Harper Memorial Library - Now the Harper Memorial Library Commons at the University of Chicago, does not currently house books.
- John Crerar Library -Currently housed in a newer four-story building and operated by the University of Chicago, is focused on the sciences, medicine, and technology.
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