Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch

Item Info

Item No: pdcf00058
Title: Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch
Additional Title: Exterior view of the Cobbs Creek Branch, 1941
Historic Street Address: 5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

 This is a 1941 exterior view of the Cobbs Creek Branch. Opened in 1925, it was the 23rd branch funded by a grant from Andrew Carnegie.  This photograph was commissioned by the Work Progress Administration (WPA), as part of the Museum Extension Project.

In 1990, the branch was renamed in honor of community activist and library volunteer Blanche A. Nixon.The branch serves the Cobbs Creek community.

Creation Year: 1941
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.241600
Geocode Latitude:39.945703

Creator Name: United States. Works Progress Administration of Pennsylvania - Photographer