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Item 52637

Title: Carnegie Library, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Postcard

Item 54661

Title: Carnegie Library, Fairfield, ca. 1912

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1912

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 79368

Title: Carnegie letter establishing library gift, Rumford, 1903

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1903-02-22

Location: Rumford

Media: Ink on Paper

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Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.