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Sturgeon Bay Public Library

Sturgeon Bay Public Library | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Exterior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. Library opened in 1913 with a gift of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. Above the main entrance it reads: "Free Library." The stone building has an arched entrance. There is construction debris and unfinished landscaping around the building.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. Library opened in 1913 with a gift of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. Above the main entrance it reads: "Free Library." The stone building has an arched entrance. There is construction debris and unfinished landscaping around the building.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:65370
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Sturgeon Bay
County:Door
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin Free Library Commission : Photographs of the exteriors and interiors of public library buildings in Wisconsin, 1890-1948, 1959
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 1683
Original Dimensions:9.75 x 7.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Additional notes from "New Types of Small Library Buildings, 1913." ARCHITECT- F. D. Crandall, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. COST - Finished building $12,666.85. CONSTRUCTION - Local lime stone. High basement. Steam heat. Floor plans included. Donor(s), funding amount and year of occupancy from: Hatton, W. H., et al. Tenth Biennial Report of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1914. Madison, WI: Democrat Printing Company, State Printer, 1914. Available from University of Wisconsin Digital Collections This image was used in: Wisconsin Free Library Commission. New Types of Small Library Buildings. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Free Library Commission, 1913. p46
SUBJECTS
Arches
Architectural details
Library buildings
Cities and towns
Libraries
Outdoor photography
Signs and signboards

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