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Early workplace of writer Ayn Rand
2 Park Avenue
New York City, NY
United States

This is the building where writer Ayn Rand (1905-1982) was employed as a typist for Ely Jaques Kahn while she researched her own 1943 novel The Fountainhead.

You can learn more about The Fountainhead in This Week in History.

Publication of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"
Ayn Rand delivers manuscript of "The Fountainhead" to her publisher

To learn more about Ayn Rand, visit Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Early workplace of writer Ayn Rand." (Viewed on April 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/2-park-avenue>.