Albert Kahn papers   1896-2011
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General Motors Corporation (Argonaut Realty Division) Exposition Building,  1939 New York World's Fair ( 1938-1939) Job. No. 1784-A [subseries]:
 
Construction Drawings by Norman Bel Geddes & Company, Designers, and Albert Kahn, Inc., Architects
 
Architectural Drawings of General Areas and Map Lobby, Area A,  8/22/1938 (ink and pencil drawings on vellum, 29x38-3/4 to 29-1/2x40 inches)
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Plot Plan (1), revised  9/23/1938
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Plan of Area below Map Room and Door Schedule (1-A), revised  1/24/1939
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Foundation Plan (2), revised  9/29/1938
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Plan of Map Lobby and Sections "A6-A6" and "A13-A13" (2-A), revised  9/29/1938
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General Ground Floor Plan (3), revised  10/26/1938
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Sections "A3-A3" through "A5-A5," Elevation of Map Wall and Reflected Half-Ceiling Plan (3-A), revised  10/11/1938
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General First Floor Plan (4), revised  10/26/1938
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Sections "A1-A1" and "A2-A2" and Details of Map Lobby Parapet (4-A), revised 10/1/1938
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General Roof Plan (5), revised  10/18/1938
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Plan of Unloading Platform and Sections "A10-A10" through "A17-A17" (5-A), revised  9/23/1938
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North, South and West Elevations (6), revised  10/11/1938
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Section "A20-A20," Cross-Section "A8-A8" and Detail of Ramp Rail in Map Lobby (6-A), revised 10/5/1938
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Sections "A18-A18" and "A19-A19" and Cross-Section "A9-A9" (7-A), revised 10/5/1938
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Elevations, Section and Details of Letters (7-R),  9/15/1938 revised  10/20/1938
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Typical Details of Letters and Marquee (7-R-1),  9/20/1938 revised 11/8/1938
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Typical Details of Terrace, Bridge, Marquee, Sidewalks and Stucco Walls (8), revised  9/23/1938
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Details of Main Entrance Ramps (8-A), revised  9/23/1938
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Details of Women's and Men's Toilets (9), revised  2/24/1939
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Sections "11-11" through "24-24" (9-A), revised  9/23/1938
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Typical Show Window Details, Sections C, E & G (10), revised  9/29/1938
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Detail of Railing for Terrace and Ramps, Section thru' Ramp in Areas B, C & D, and Details of Model Sequence Screen and Conveyor Platform (11), revised 10/5/1938
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General Plan of Attic Spaces and Details of Smoke Vent Outlets (12), revised  1/24/1939
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Detail at Entrance to Map Lobby and Details of Metal Curtains and Sliding Doors between Areas G and F (13), revised 10/5/1938
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Plans and Details of Signage Letters (14),  9/16/1938 revised 10/5/1938
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Proposed Track Layout for Locating Diesel Train (52)     (date illegible)  (30-1/2x48 inches)
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Details of Intersections at "E-G," "G-C," "C-D" and "D-E" (A),  9/19/1938 (25-1/2x33-3/4 inches)
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Details of Mirrors on Concrete Panels and on Plaster (B),  9/19/1938 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 17x33-1/2 inches)
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Details of Alternate Metal Pans and Masonite (C),  9/19/1938 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 16-3/4x23-1/2 inches)
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Plans of New Stairs at Sound Control Room (C),  1/30/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 22-3/4x13-1/2 inches)
 
Architectural Drawings of Auditorium, Area D,  8/22/1938 (ink and pencil drawings on vellum, 29-3/4x38-3/4 to 30x39-3/4 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan (1-D), revised  6/5/1939
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First Floor Plan (2-D), revised  3/1/1939
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Plans of Attic Space and Roof (3-D), revised  9/29/1938
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North and Part-East Elevations and Section "D7-D7" (4-D), revised  9/23/1938
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South and West Elevations (5-D), revised  9/29/1938
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Sections "D1-D1" and "D2-D2" (6-D), revised  9/29/1938
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Sections "D1-D1," "D5-D5," and "D9-D9" and Construction Details (7-D), revised  9/29/1938
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Sections "D6-D6" and "D8-D8" and Construction Details (8-D), revised  9/29/1938
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Plans at Ground Floor, Stage Floor and at Walkways above Stage, and Sections "D1-D1," "D10-D10," "D11-D11," and "D15-D15" (9-D), revised  9/29/1938
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Details of Stairs, Sash at Lounge and Recessed Telephone Booths (10-D), revised  11/11/1938
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Plan of Auditorium Seating (11-D), revised  9/23/1938
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Revised Plan of Floor Levels in Auditorium (12-D), 10/1/1938 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 28-1/4x25-1/4 inches)
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Revised Plan of Auditorium Seating (13-D), 10/8/1938 (pencil and ink drawing on tracing paper, 27-1/2x29 inches)
 
Architectural Drawings of Display Room, Area E,  8/22/1938 (ink and pencil drawings on vellum, 29x39-1/2 to 30-1/2x40 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan (1-E), revised  6/5/1939
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First Floor Plan (2-E), revised  3/1/1939
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Plans of Balcony and Reflected Ceiling (3-E), revised 11/2/1938
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Plans of Balcony and Roof (4-E), revised  6/5/1939
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North and West Elevations (5-E), revised  9/23/1938
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South and East Elevations (6-E), revised 11/2/1938
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Sections "E1-E1" through "E3-E3" (7-E), revised  9/23/1938
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Details of Stairs (8-E), revised  9/23/1938
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Details thro' Balconies and Miscellaneous Sections (9-E), revised  9/23/1938
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Sections "A-A" through "D-D," Stair Details, and Details of Car Lift from Ground Floor to First Floor (10-E), revised  9/23/1938
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Reflected Ceiling Plan Showing Framing for Display Room and Details Showing Ventilation and Smoke Exhaust Connections (11-E), revised 12/3/1938
 
Architectural Drawings of Diesel Engine Display, Area F,  8/22/1938 (ink and pencil drawings on vellum, 29-3/4x39 to 29-3/4x40 inches)
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Foundation Plan (1-F), revised  10/11/1938
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Ground Floor Plan (2-F), revised  6/5/1939
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First Floor Plan (3-F), revised  10/11/1938
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North, South and West Elevations (4-F), revised  10/11/1938
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Sections "F-1" to "F-4" (5-F), revised  10/11/1938
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Plan of Ramp and Sections "F-5" to "F-7" (6-F), revised  10/11/1938
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Section thru' Building East of Center Line, Looking East, and Section thru' East and West Walls (7-F), revised  9/23/1938
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Miscellaneous Sections (8-F), revised  9/23/1938
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Details of Diesel Train Trench and Track and Detail of Entrance Sliding Door (9-F), revised  10/12/1938
 
Architectural Drawings of Research Display and Traffic Model Sequence, Area G, 8/22/1938 (ink and pencil drawings on vellum, 29-3/4x39 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan (1-G), revised  1/11/1939
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First Floor Plan (2-G), revised  12/30/1938
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Floor Plan at 23-Foot Level (3-G), revised 11/2/1938
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North, South and East Elevations (4-G), revised  10/28/1938
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Sections "G1-G1" to "G3-G3" (5-G), revised  10/11/1938
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Sections thru' North Wall of Division "G" and Details of Circular Showcase (6-G), revised  10/11/1938
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Sections "A-A," "B-B," "G-4" and "G-5" and Details of Elevator and Stair No. 1 (7-G), revised  9/23/1938
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Plan of Roof, Sections and Details (8-G), revised  9/23/1938
 
Mechanical Drawings by Albert Kahn, Inc., Architects & Engineers,  9/22/1938 (ink-on-linen drawings with pencil notations, 30-1/2x39-3/4 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan (1-M), revised  1/25/1939
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General First Floor Plan (2-M), revised  1/19/1939
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General Plan of Attic Space (3-M), revised  10/20/1938
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Plan of Club Floor and Details Showing Canopy, Terrace and Sidewalk Drainage (4-M), revised  1/3/1939
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Details of Toilets and Miscellaneous Details (5-M), revised  11/21/1938
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Riser Diagram of Plumbing and Diagram of Fire Stand Pipe System (6-M), revised  10/20/1938
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Preliminary First Floor Plan of Area G (7-M), 10/3/1938
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Plans of Attic, Service Space and Fan Room, and Typical Section thru' Show Windows in Area G (8-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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Ground Floor Plan of Area F (9-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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First Floor Plan of Area F (10-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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Ground Floor Plan of Area E (11-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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First Floor Plan of Area E (12-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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Ground Floor Plan of Area D (13-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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First Floor Plan of Area D (14-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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Plan and Sections of Club Floor, Area C (15-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938
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Plans of Fresh Air Supply Unit on Lower Level (16-I-M),  12/13/1938 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 18-3/4x37 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas B & C (16-M),  10/27/1938 revised  12/20/1938 (30-3/4x48-1/4 inches)
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First Floor Plan of Areas B & C (17-M),  10/27/1938 revised  12/20/1938 (30-3/4x48-1/4 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas A & G (18-M),  10/27/1938 revised  12/20/1938 (30-1/2x48-1/4 inches)
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Plans and Details of Fan Room, Area E (19-M),  10/27/1938 revised 11/1/1938 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 29-3/4x38-1/2 inches)
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Plot Plan Showing Layout of Lawn Sprinklers (20-M),  12/14/1938 revised  1/25/1939 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 30-1/4x39-1/2 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas B & C (21-M),  12/20/1938 (29-1/2x47-3/4 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas A & G (22-M),  12/20/1938 revised  1/30/1939 (30x47-3/4 inches)
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First Floor Plan of Areas B & C (23-M),  12/30/1938 (30x47-3/4 inches)
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Details of Low Level Model Sequence Supply Fan Units # 104 & 105 (24-M),  1/4/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 25-1/4x26 inches)
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Plan of Fresh Air Supply to Model Sequence -- Low Portion and Detail of Duct Space under Conveyor (25-M),  1/4/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 25-1/2x26 inches)
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Plan and Details of Supply Fan Unit # 107 for Model Sequence -- Low Level (26-M),  1/6/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 25-1/2x26 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas B & C (27-M),  1/10/1939 revised  1/30/1939 (30x48inches)
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First Floor Plan of Areas B & C (28-M),  1/10/1939 revised  4/3/1939 (30x47-3/4 inches)
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Section "1-1" of Fan Supply Unit # 108 (29-M),  1/10/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 28-1/4x45 inches)
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Plans, Elevation and Section of Exhibition Space (30-M),  1/17/1939 (pencil drawing on tracing paper, 25x26 inches)
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Plot Plan Showing Layout of Lawn Sprinkling Hydrants (31-M),  3/7/1939 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 29-1/2x39 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan of Areas A & G (35-M),  10/27/1938 (30x47 inches)
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Details Showing Revised Storm Sewers and Drainage at Street Intersections, and Plan of Service Layout for Inland Manufacturing Division Display Space (100-M), 10/6/1938 revised  11/21/1938 (ink and pencil drawing on vellum, 30x38 inches)
 
Electrical Drawings of Areas B & C by Albert Kahn, Inc., Architects & Engineers,  10/13/1938 (ink-on-linen drawings with pencil notations)
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Chart of Electrical Symbols (101-EX),  9/14/1938 revised  10/17/1938 (18x19-1/4 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan Showing Feeder Layout (BC-1E), revised  1/3/1939 (30-3/4x40 inches)
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Ground Floor Plan (BC-2E), revised  4/7/1939 (30-1/2x48 inches)
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First Floor Lighting Plan (BC-3E), revised  4/11/1939 (30-1/2x48 inches)
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First Floor Plan Showing Junction Boxes (BC-3EX),  1/20/1939 (pencil and ink drawing on tracing paper, 13-1/2x22 inches)
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Lighting Plans of Club Floor and Balcony (BC-4E), revised  4/11/1939 (30-3/4x40-1/2 inches)
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Lighting Plan of Balcony (BC-5E), revised  11/11/1938 (30-3/4x40-1/2 inches)
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Feeder Diagram and Schematic Connection Diagrams for Club and Stores Areas (BC-6E), revised  2/1/1939 (30-1/2x40-3/4 inches)
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Plan of Map Lobby Showing Location of Fluorescent Light Tubes and Section of Railing at Loading Platform Showing Mounting of Flush Lighting Fixtures (112-EX), 12/7/1938 revised  12/16/1938 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 29-1/4x46-1/2 inches)
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Diagrams Showing Electrical Loads (EX-200),  4/14/1939 (pencil-on vellum drawing, 24-3/4x36-1/4 inches)
 
Electrical Drawings of Area G by Albert Kahn, Inc., Architects & Engineers, 10/8/1938 (ink-on-linen drawings with pencil notations)
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Ground Floor Plan (G-1E), 10/4/1938 revised  4/7/1939 (30-1/2x40-1/2 inches)
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First Floor Plan (G-2E), revised  2/13/1939 (30-1/2x40-1/2 inches)
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Part First Floor Plan Showing Revised Electrical Layout for Frigidaire Exhibit (G-2E-R),  1/17/1939 revised  1/19/1939 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 30-1/2x40-1/2 inches)
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Lighting Floor Plan at 23-Foot Level (G-3E), revised  11/22/1938 (30-3/4x40-1/2 inches)
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Feeder Diagram for Section G and Plans of Attic Space and Fan Rooms (G-4E), revised  3/20/1939 (30-1/2x39-1/2 inches)
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Telephone Riser Diagram and Primary and Secondary Connection Diagram (G-5E),  11/21/1938 (31x41 inches)
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Plan of Transformer and Switchboard Rooms, Elevation of Switchboards No. 1 & 2, and Sections (G-6E), 12/6/1938 revised  1/6/1939 (30-1/2x48 inches)
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Schematic Connection Diagrams for Areas D & G (G-7E), 11/1/1938 revised  1/5/1939 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 30-1/2x40-1/4 inches)
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Primary Feeder Diagram (G-8E),  12/15/1938 (pencil-on-vellum drawing, 22x34-3/4 inches)