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Safe deposit vaults
Safe deposit vaults
TitleSafe deposit vaults
DescriptionFrom text: "Between these sets of apartments is the great treasure room of the safe deposit vaults--the immense room which is lined with 6, 000 private safe deposit boxes of various sizes. The floor of this apartment is made of chrome-steel plates, three one-inch plates being riveted together, making a drill-proof and bomb-proof floor. The ceiling and side walls are constructed in the same manner, but the steel has been treated to such delicate tinting on the ceiling, and so thoroughly covered on the floor that it is difficult to believe it is there. Upon the floor is a rug 25 x 35 feet, one of the largest rugs in the world..."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameChicago National Bank
Safe-deposit boxes
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Sub-CollectionInterior Scenes
Book TitleChicago, historical, pictorial
Author of the BookChicago National Bank
CollectionPicture Chicago
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