Thursday, February 5, 2009

The Stickler Memorial Library, Orange, NJ

c1900 postcard published by National Art Views, N.Y. City, no. 2071

According to a New York Times article 25 June 1900, the cornerstone of the library, located at Main Street and Essex Avenue, was put in place by JW Stickler, who is erecting the library as a memorial to his son. The new library would cost in the neighborhood of $100,000 (about $2,645,000 in 2008 dollars).


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