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Person/Organization: Carnegie, Andrew

Historical Items

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Item 52637

Carnegie Library, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Postcard

Item 11881

Lithgow Library, Augusta, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Augusta Media: Postcard

Item 66167

Lithgow Library, Augusta, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Augusta Media: Linen texture postcard

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.