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Photograph of Alex Kolodziejski

Photograph of Lemuel Hawkins

Photograph of a View of the Entire Site for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Brickwork of the Inner Court of the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Plan for New Paneling for the Stage of the Projection Room, National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Advanced Construction of Exterior Walls and Columns for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Construction of a Stack Area in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation of Sound Test Gauge in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Extension to the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Almost Complete Construction of the Exterior of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Entire Site for the National Archives Building View of 7th Street, Looking East, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of a Hallway anf Stairwell in the National Archives

Photograph of the Construction of the Extension to the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Walls of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Construction of the Base Wall of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Battery Mt. Vernon at Fort Hunt, Virginia

Photograph of the Oil Switch and Transformer in Southwest Transformer Vault of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Booster Heater for Offices, West Side of 13th Tier, Made on West Side of 21st Tier of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Almost Complete Construction of the Exterior of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Roof of the National Archives Building during Construction, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Excavation of the Foundation for the National Archives Building View of Constitution Avenue, Looking South, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the 7th Street Loading Dock Entrance of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Electrical Pull Box 4th Tier Northwest Central Stack of the National Archives Building

Photograph of Fort Hunt, Virginia

Photograph of the Entire Site for the National Archives Building, Looking Northeast, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Women's Restroom in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Advanced Construction of Exterior Walls and Columns for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of Exterior Walls and Columns for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Construction and Addition of Structural Support of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Cooling Water Circulation Pumps in the Sub-Basement of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Battery Racks for Fire Protection and Burglar Alarm System in the Sub-Basement Battery Room of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Installation of the Window Screen in the Constitution Avenue Entrance of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Guides and Supporting Structures to Build the Walls for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Walls of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Proposed Architectural Sketches for the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Air Intake and Filters of the Northwest Air Conditioning System in the Fan Room on Tier 21 of the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Excavation of the Foundation for the National Archives Building View of 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Looking Northwest, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Pneumatic Tube System in the Control Desk of the Central Research Room, National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Bases of Columns Along the Portico of the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of the National Archives Building, 7th Street and Constitution Avenue Quarter, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Cleared Building Site at Constitution Avenue and 7th Street Looking Southeast, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Rotunda Wall from the Inner Court of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Almost Complete Construction of the Exterior and the Adding of Details and Sculptures to the National Archives Building, Constitution Avenue Entrance, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation of Fire Alarm in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the National Archives Building during Exterior Construction, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Almost Complete Construction of the Exterior and the Adding of Details and Sculptures to the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the 9th Street Side of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Stack Lobby in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of Columns inside the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Excavation of the Foundation for the National Archives Building View of Constitution Avenue, Looking Southwest, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Extension to the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Rotunda in the National Archives Building, Viewed from the Lobby

Photograph of the Constitution Avenue Side of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Construction of the Interior of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the National Archives Building during Contruction, Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Construction of Early Interior Construction of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Roof of the National Archives Building during Construction, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of a Stack Area in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of a Stack Area in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Almost Complete Construction of the Exterior of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation of Fire Extinguisher in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Entire Cleared Site for the National Archives Building, Looking Northeast, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Walls of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Roof of the National Archives Building during Construction of the Extension

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of the Rotunda in the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Ceiling of the Rotunda in the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Staircase in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of a Mechanical Installation in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Consruction of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Cementing of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of a View of the Entire Site for the National Archives Building with Some Completed Walls, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Compressed Air Tank in Northeast Corner of Fan Room, 21st Tier of the National Archives Building

Photograph of Workers Finishing the Floor of a Stack Area in the National Archives Building

Photograph of Ceiling Lights Installed in a Corridor of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Installation of the Roof of the National Archives Building

Photograph of the Brickwork of the Inner Court of the National Archives Building

Photograph of Construction of the National Archives Building, 7th Street and Constitution Avenue Quarter, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Construction of the Foundation for the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph of the Pumps and Dehumidifiers of the Southwest Air Conditioning System in the Fan Room on Tier 21 of the National Archives Building

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