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Volume Listing > Volume 59 > The Carnegie libraries

Dunne, Finley Peter, 1867-1936 "The Carnegie libraries"

The Carnegie Libraries: This short, humorous piece by Finley Peter Dunne originally appeared in his book, Dissertations, in 1906. It uses the comic character of Irish immigrant "Mr. Dooley" to evaluate steel icon and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) and his support for public libraries across the United States. Carnegie libraries in Chippewa Falls, Stevens Point (Portage County), and Baraboo (Sauk County) are depicted in photographs. (4 pages)

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Citation: Dunne, Finley Peter, 1867-1936 "The Carnegie libraries" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 59 /Issue: 3 (1975-1976)

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