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Free Library of Philadelphia, Chestnut Street at 12th The building with three large windows on the top half, between each are two signs: "The Free Library of Philadelphia." The face of the building is covered by a fire escape. Guard stands at the entrance of the Library. Another door to the left has storefront windows on either side, on the window to the left: "1221 The Free Library of Philadelphia, Children's Room, open from noon until 7 p.m., on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m."; on the window to the right: "1221 The Free Library of Philadelphia, Public Documents Department in the basement, open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m." The first floor on the right side of the building is a restaurant: "Hanscom's Restaurant, candy, pastry," "Cafeteria, help yourself, lunch in basement." Sign extending over sidewalk and above the awning: "Candies, pastry, Hanscom's Restaurant." Building to the right has electric sign on upper section: "Orphe[?] playe[?] to nig[ht?], Fightin[g?] Hope," and below this a sign: "Attractive plays." The building to the left of the Library has at the top: "[?oudream," below this: "[?] sale, [Ch]estnut St., 101' x 150'-5 1/2", [?] and Brown, [?] Walnut Sts." The first floor of the building is covered in advertisements: "Three Million Dollars, a musical corporation, 100 Heiresses, spendthrifts in the firm, Forrest 3 [?] Aug 29," "The Fighting Hope," and other fragments of signs. Street lamp in the foreground.