The main buildings of City College were constructed between 1903 and 1907 and the library was built in 1929. A new wing to the library was constructed in 1939 with funds labor provided by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
WPA Guide to the City of New York, pp. 294-295, available at http://archive.org/stream/newyorkcityguide00federich#page/294/mode/2up
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