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This postcard is one of several created throughout the early 20th century depicting Lithgow Public Library.
The Library is named for Llewellyn Lithgow, who willed $20,000 to the city of Augusta to build a public library. Andrew Carnegie also contributed $9,000 toward the construction costs. Lithgow Library still serves Augusta and surrounding communities.
About This Item
- Title: Lithgow Library, Augusta, ca. 1907
- Creator: Berry Paper Co., Lewiston, ME
- Creation Date: circa 1907
- Subject Date: circa 1907
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: Postcards -- 002
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Lithgow Public Library (Augusta, Me.)
- Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
- National Register of Historic Places
- Andrew Carnegie
- Granite buildings
- Public buildings
- Public libraries
- Reading rooms
- Romanesque Renaissance architecture
- Stained glass
For more information about this item, contact:Lithgow Public Library
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330
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