Press Building

Press Building

Press Building
Interior, 1913 5
II: Buildings and Grounds
Composing room, fourth floor. Drop lights, with huge bunches of wire, twisted in knots, hang from the ceiling over each case. These were later replaced by safer lights. The photograph was a gift of Mrs. A. L. Staples, a mono keyboard operator who worked at the University of Chicago Press from 1908.
University Bookstore
University presses | Interior views | Composing machines | Printing machinery and supplies
Photographic prints; 23.0 x 17.8 cm
Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge
970 E. 58th Street | University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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