The Carnegie Library in the early 1900s

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Published by Microfilming Corp. of America in Glen Rock, N.J .

Written in English

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StatementElma Ames.
SeriesFullerton community history project ;, no. 1, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsStephenson, Shirley E.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 49516 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm reel
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Open LibraryOL3201233M
LC Control Number83105420

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Nestled in beautiful western Massachusetts, the Montague Public Library system has three branches: Millers Falls, Montague Center, and the main branch in Turners Falls, in the historical Carnegie Library building, built from funds provided by the Carnegie Fund in the early 's.

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Andrew Carnegie awarded library grants to communities in the early 's with the provision that the communities supply land and on-going maintenance. Columbian Club members persuaded Boise city fathers to provide the matching funds necessary for the administration and maintenance of a Carnegie library.

Later, Carnegie rose through the ranks at Western Union and the Pennsylvania Railroad and eventually organized the Carnegie Steel Co. Inwhen the year-old Carnegie sold his company to J.P. As was common in the early 's, the Carnegie Library was built with closed stacks and library pages retrieved books.

In the stacks became open to browsing. In NovemberE.S. Bird Library opened, becoming the main library of the university and housing the collections from the branch libraries in the social sciences, art and humanities.

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Located on the corner of Leeds Road and Carr Lane, the library was built in with a £3, donation by the world-famous Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who funded around 3, public libraries around the world.

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Women's clubs in the late s and early s supported the creation of libraries in their communities. Once the idea of the public library as an.

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This library, the former Henry Yesler home at Third and James, burned soon after this picture was taken, on January 2, It was replaced by a Carnegie library in a different location.

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