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The Main Reading Room, Library of Congress

The domed reading room that Spofford envisioned in the Library of Congress

CREDIT: Highsmith, Carol M., photographer. Main Reading Room. View from above showing researcher desks, 2007. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-highsm-03187.

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