Reading machine

Reading machine
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Title: Reading machine

Man seen from behind using microfilm reader in former Hall of Records (since destroyed) on Livingston Street and Court Square. Caption: "Reading Machine: Searcher at Brooklyn's Hall of Records demonstrates manner in which examiners and extractors must look up at microfilm viewer plate and then down at table to make notes. Photographer's flashbulb lights up the scene, but actually the room is dimly lighted so that light behind microfilm will be effective."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Nov. 23, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Government
Subject: Microfilm readers
Public records
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: GOVT 0122