Chestnut Hill Branch

Item Info

Item No: pdcf00049
Title: Chestnut Hill Branch
Additional Title: Interior view of the Chestnut Hill branch, Dec. 1940
Historic Street Address: 8711 Germantwon Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

 This is a 1940 interior view of the rebuilt Chestnut Hill Branch, December 1940.  Opened in 1909, it is the eighth of the Andrew Carnegie-funded libraries in Philadelphia (having replaced the earlier branch building on the same site).  Cleared of reading tables, this room is set up for a special book exhibit. 

The Chestnut Hill branch is located at 8711 Germantown Avenue, and serves the Chestnut Hill community

Creation Year: 1940
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.209384
Geocode Latitude:40.077830

Creator Name: Hey, Charles P. - Photographer