Historic Plaque, Carnegie Library Building

Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque. It reads: "Carnegie Library Building. A Cleburne Public Library was begun in 1901 under the direction of the local women's club. In 1902 members of the organization met with New York industrialist and benefactor Andrew S. Carnegie to secure funds for a building. His gift was matched by local contributions and this structure was completed in 1905. Featuring details of the Beaux Arts and Classical Revival styles and a second floor theater, it housed the library until 1978. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Johnson County - Cleburne
Creation Date: March 1, 2006
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 54
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1, 2006
  • Digitized: April 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Johnson County - Cleburne
Coordinates
32.3497095175, -97.3844693638
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 1, 2006
Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque. It reads: "Carnegie Library Building. A Cleburne Public Library was begun in 1901 under the direction of the local women's club. In 1902 members of the organization met with New York industrialist and benefactor Andrew S. Carnegie to secure funds for a building. His gift was matched by local contributions and this structure was completed in 1905. Featuring details of the Beaux Arts and Classical Revival styles and a second floor theater, it housed the library until 1978. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DSCN1727
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11993
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
32.3497095175, -97.3844693638

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