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Carnegie libraries across America : a public legacy

Author: Theodore Jones
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Preservation Press ; New York : John Wiley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1893 and the early 1920's the Carnegie "free library" program endowed the construction of 1,688 public libraries in 1,419 communities across America--half of all the public libraries in the nation.
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Genre/Form: History
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Jones, Theodore, 1957-
Carnegie libraries across America.
[Washington, D.C.] : Preservation Press ; New York : John Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)604720149
Online version:
Jones, Theodore, 1957-
Carnegie libraries across America.
[Washington, D.C.] : Preservation Press ; New York : John Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)606100463
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Jones
ISBN: 0471144223 9780471144229
OCLC Number: 34973750
Description: xii, 181 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Andrew Carnegie: Private Fortune and Public Life --
Building a Public Library System --
The Library Program: Carnegie, Bertram, and Community Grants --
Responding to Carnegie's Library Grants --
The Architecture of Carnegie Libraries --
Life in a Carnegie Library Building --
Carnegie Libraries One Hundred Years Later.
Responsibility: Theodore Jones.
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Between 1893 and the early 1920's the Carnegie "free library" program endowed the construction of 1,688 public libraries in 1,419 communities across America--half of all the public libraries in the nation.

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