[General Electric vacuum chamber used to freeze-dry flood-damaged books] [picture].

[General Electric vacuum chamber used to freeze-dry flood-damaged books] [picture].

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Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass ; [S.l] : 4by6.com, 2012.
1 postcard : ill. ; 11 x 16 cm.
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Postcard features black and white image of two men pushing shelves of books into vacuum chamber for freeze-drying; the books were damaged in the 1972 flood and sent to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania for care.
Title appears on upper left corner of verso.
"The Flood of '72: Community, Collections, and Conservation", Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass, exhibition on display May 24, 2012-January 3, 2014" -- printed on lower left corner of verso.
This image displayed in the exhibition titled "The Flood of '72: Community, Collections and Conservation", held at the Rakow Research Library, May 24, 2012-January 3, 2014.