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Description: Interior of the library at Slocum Hall, built in 1898. Located on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University, founded in 1842, the hall features an arcade and...
Description: Historical Society Library, exterior view of the U-shaped space behind the building that will be used for expansion.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Interior of the library at the School of the Brown County Ursulines, established by the Ursuline Sisters, founded in 1845. Bookshelves and windows line th...
Description: Exterior view of park in front of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library, with the Soldiers and Sailors monument. The library opened in 1900 and was funded...
Description: Detail view of the two doors at the north end of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library reading room which provided access to the separate periodical rea...
Description: Interior view of Racine Public Library Branch. In the room are reading tables, bookshelves, and a card catalog.
Description: Public Library, established in 1882, was erected at a cost of $30,000, of which Andrew Carnegie contributed $12,500. The balance was raised by public subsc...
Description: The Red Cross Gray Ladies continue to offer their services at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital for veterans on the grounds of Mendota State Hospital. Two Gray...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View from the dirt road of front of a one-story log building with a brick chimney. In the foreground are a chain link fence, gate, and shrubs. This buildin...
Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...
Description: Ruth Anderson, the music librarian at the Madison Public Library, adds another phonograph record to the library's record service.
Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Part of Children's Room." In the foreground are reading tables with lamps,...
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Andrew Carnegie.
Description: Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first type...
Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. A reading table with high-...
Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons.
Date: 1955-11 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the balcony of the north end of the Wisconsin Historical Society's library reading room showing the recent remodeling. The remodeling di...
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Description: The north library reading room, which was reserved for women, in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This room, which w...
Description: Portrait of Moscow Laseselskab Fremad (Moscow Library Association). Rasmus B. Anderson is probably in the group.
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