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Description: Interior view of the Madison Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by a $75,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of cardboard backing...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

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Traveling Library

Date: 1931 

Description: Two women select books from the opened back of a traveling branch library in a truck parked on a street.

Date: 1990-05 

Description: "In Theresa's new library, Sandy Merchant, Betty Bodden, Nancy Koll, Sheryl Bodden, and Peg Langenfeld."

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room with people studying at tables.

Date: 1901 

Description: Close-up of the coffered ceiling detail in the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room, also showing the pendant light fixtures.

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Description: Exterior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Bottom of photograph read...

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior view of the Madison Public Library, circulation desk. Cardboard backing reads: "1913, Main Loan Desk." A large group of women in winter coats and...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

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Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Public Library, showing reading tables on the ground floor, and balconies and railings of two levels above. Large stone colu...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fort Atkinson Public Library.

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Description: Interior of a library at Clarion State Normal School, established in 1873. Men and women read at tables and choose books from shelves.

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Description: Interior view of the Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded with a $13,930 donation from H.E. & W. Ludlow. In the foregr...

Date: 1940 

Description: Exterior view of the Public Library.

Date: 1959-11-23 

Description: Individuals break ground for the new Sequoya branch of the Madison Public Library at the Midvale Plaza shopping center. The building is being constructed b...

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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room are reading t...

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Description: Photographic copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. Of note is the following above the main entrance: "Carnegie Pu...

Date: 1961-01-28 

Description: Lois Elsener, left, and Mary McCann, both business office employees, take reservations from a group that includes, left to right, Walter F. Scott of the So...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

Date: 1899 

Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of an exterior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. Pen and ink drawing is signed: "G.J. de Gelleke, 1899." Bottom of drawing...

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