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Aaron Lansky and Becky Sheridan Lockwood at the 2015 Sammys Awards held at the National Yiddish Book Center.

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This image shows the smoldering scene the morning after the fire that decimated the Amherst House on the evening of December 9, 1926.

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View of Amity Street and Amherst Academy building, where Emily Dickinson went to school. The Academy building is three and one-half stories and federal style. The building was razed in 1868. Rev. David Parsons House is on the right. The Jones Library…

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The Amherst House Block stood at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets. The Amherst House Hotel was in operation on the upper levels and a number of businesses were located on the street level. Note the Jones Library signs on the second…

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A man seated and using audio equipment with someone else seated in background enjoy the AV Listening Room at The Jones Library

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Child standing by an avocado plant at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Sept. 26, 1973 Children's Room at the North Amherst Library is home to a flourishing avocado plant donated by Nanny Burack. This plant eventually made its way to…

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Members of the Garden Club working outside the Jones Library. Slide caption reads "10/7/77 Garden club Bulb planting at Jones Library"

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In 2002 the Jones Library completely transferred from the card catalog to a digital system. Cards from the card catalog were signed by authors and illustrators and then sold to raise money for the library. Here patrons are picking out what cards to…

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View at the ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone for the Jones Library. Pictured from left to right: Tony (Michael Angelo), who was in charge of stone work; Allen H. Cox, Architect; Casper Ranger Construction Company man; Mr. Moriarty,…

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Charles Green, Paul Harris, and Ray Stannard Baker stand in front of the Jones Library in 1935. A placard listing upcoming events is partially visible behind Baker.

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Charles R. Green stands on the front steps of the Jones Library shaking hands with another man. Beside him is the chalkboard advertising one of his Sunday at 5:00 programs.

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Charles Green holding a stone for the Jones Library. The caption on the reverse reads, "Charles R. Green with a stone for Jones Library 1928"

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Many children reading in the Children's Room at Jones Library

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Former Curator of Special Collections, Dan Lombardo, peruses a large map.
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