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This Week in JPL History: Opening Day!

This Week in JPL History: Opening Day!

As this post goes live it has been 36521 days since the JPL opened its doors… according to one source. On May 1st, 1919 the Jewish People’s Library and People’s University was officially constituted as a corporation. This official constitution came five years to the day after the Library was officially launched at a May Day rally on May 1st, 1914. The document contains 23 signatures, and next to each signature, the person’s address. While the Library had been officially opened during that May Day [...]