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Date: 1940 

Description: Exterior view of the Public Library.

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Description: The original collection of fifty books that formed the foundation of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library in 1853. The books are displayed on shelves i...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...

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Description: Interior view of the Beloit Public Library. There are reading tables with large lamps, bentwood chairs, and bookshelves throughout the room.

Date: 1930-08 

Description: View from sidewalk of the landscaping outside a public library in St. Charles, Illinois.

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Howard Ohm

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Howard Ohm at a desk in the legislative reference library, with Mr. Brandt in the background.

Date: 1923 

Description: Men in work clothes stand on scaffolding in the library reading room of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Desks below are covered with drop cloths. The rea...

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Description: Interior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. Prominent elements of the photo: reading tables, librarian's desk, bookshelves.

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Description: Interior view of the Neenah Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a combined donation of $20,000 from the citizens of Neenah and A...

Date: 1957-07-11 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen; Head Librarian Helen Farr; and Library Board Member A. Kermit Frater stand outside Madison Public Library's new bookmobile. An uniden...

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Suburban Bookmobile

Date: 1972 

Description: Three children reading books near a bookmobile parked in a suburban neighborhood. The bookmobile was an International Loadstar 1600.

Date: 1915 

Description: Interior view of Racine Public Library Branch. In the room are two wooden benches on either side of a fireplace. A reading table is in the foreground, and...

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Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1918 

Description: Exterior view of show windows of the Prairie du Chien City Library. The cardboard backing reads: "Prairie du Chien, 1918." Reverse of the cardboard mountin...

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Library Stacks

Date: 1948 

Description: Young man studying at a table in the library stacks of the Wisconsin Historical Society library.

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Description: Postcard view of the Madison Free Library and its surrounding area. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Mad...

Date: 1887 

Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.

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Description: Interior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. The library opened in 1898 funded with a gift of $20,000 from E.D. Smith. Throughout the room in the foregrou...

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Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the Watertown Public Library. The Neoclassical style informs elements of the building, including the porch, pediment, and the colu...

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Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

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