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Place of learning, place of dreams : a history of the Seattle Public Library

Author: John Douglas Marshall
Publisher: Seattle ; London University of Washington Press in Association withthe Seattle Public Library Foundation [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the stories behind the books and buildings of Seattle Public Library such as the suspicious fire that destroyed the library's home in the historic Yesler mansion and led to a surprise rescue  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Douglas Marshall
ISBN: 0295983477 9780295983479
OCLC Number: 433325575
Notes: "A McLellan Book."
Description: VII, 192 p. : il. color y n. ; 29 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments1. The Dawning of Koolhaas2. Seeking a Library3. From the Ashes4. Great Expectations5. Years of Depression6. The War Effort7. Postwar Growing Pains8. Celebration and Tumult9. Tight Budgets, Tough Decisions10. Gathering Promise11. Libraries for AllNotesBibliographyIndexPhotographic Credits
Responsibility: John Douglas Marshall.

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A readable, informative, and enjoyable monograph. * Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History * Place of Learning, Place of Dreams is a detailed, well-researched, definitive history of the Seattle Read more...

 
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