Empire State Building, New York City (back)

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Empire State Building, New York City (back)

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The back of the postcard has a description, "The Empire State Building, the tallest in the world: 1248 feet from sidewalk to tip of mooring mast. Equal to 102 stories: 85 stories of office space, 62 express elevators; houses twenty thousand people in more than two million feet of floor space." Postcard has also a personal message, addressed to Miss Elise Kilber in Waterford, Ohio, "Dear Elise, Have been out here for a few weeks. This is the tallest building in the world. Love to your mother and regards to the Bill." It is signed Anna Kelly.

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Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

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City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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