• Vance Branch after fire (9)

    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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  • Vance Branch fire

    Two firefighters working in burning Vance Branch. Note on back: "Vance Library -- 7/1/78 -- 2 of 3 -- Soon the library building was smoking and beginning to burn, despite the efforts of supervisory fi…

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  • Vance Branch after fire (6)

    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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  • Vance Branch after fire (1)

    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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  • Vance Branch after fire (5)

    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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  • Vance Branch after fire (4)

    The Vance Avenue Branch after a devastating fire in July of 1978, during the Police and Fire strike. 20,000 books were lost in the fire.

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