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Carnegie Libraries

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Side A: Lebanon LibraryAndrew Carnegie gave Lebanon $10,000 in 1906 for the construction of a library if the town would provide at least $1,000 a year for its upkeep. Money for the books and furnishings was given by Lebanon's own William E. Harmon. A matchi…
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Department of Library, Archives and Public RecordsBoard Members:Frank Kelly, Chairman, Speaker of the House · Stan Turley, President of the Senate · John Hays, State Senator · Polly Rosenbaum, State Representative · Sharon Turgeo…
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The Prairie Style Library was designed by Louis W. Claude (former associate of Louis Sullivan) and Edward F. Starck of Madison, Wisconsin, and built with funding from Andrew Carnegie and the Columbus Women's Club. The library was dedicated November 1, 1912.…
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Constructed in 1908-09 with a grant from the Andrew Carnegie Corporation. Building designed in the Greek Revival style of architecture by A.D. Fellows. Formally dedicated May 26, 1909, it housed the City Library for 59 years. Auburn City offices occupied th…
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This plaque was unveiled on October 21, 2000 as part of the New Westminster Public Libary's celebration of 135 years of service to the community. It commemorates the Carnegie Library which opened on March 5, 1905 on this site and continued to operate until …
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This eclectic 1903 building was one of 2,507 public libraries paid for by the Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, the richest person in the world when he retired in 1901. Carnegie believed in the "Gospel of Wealth" and gave away 90% of his fort…
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Side AIndiana's first Carnegie library opened here 1903 with 3, 000 volumes. Goshen Library Association received $25, 000 in Carnegie grants 1901. Public donations, land purchase, and tax levy met Carnegie grant conditions. Architects Patton & Miller, Chica…
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Norfolk had several libraries for public use during the nineteenth century, among them that of the Norfolk Library Association, organized in 1870. Though designated "public," membership was not free. The fee to use the reading rooms and to check out books c…
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Lexington Public LibraryFirst library west of the Alleghenies was est. in Lex. in 1795 as a subscription library. The Women's Club of Central Ky. worked for a free public library, and, in 1902, Andrew Carnegie gave $60,000 to build Lex. Public Library, whic…
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The National Register of Historic PlacesWyoming Place No. 183Downtown Evanston Historic District
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