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  • Collection: Spokane Public Library

Undated photograph of Spokane Public Library's main Carnegie Library on Cedar.

Exterior view of the Carnegie Library in Spokane.

First library Board when operating under state library law. Reading left to right: Mr. Ed O. Connor, attorney at Law; Rabbi David Levine, Rabbi; Professor James A. Tormey, Superintendent of City Schools; Rev. Jno. W. Allen, Pastor Dean Avenue…

Branch of Spokane Public Library on North Division. Location was Division on the corner Indiana ave according to the 1913 city directory.

North Monroe branch of Spokane Public Library before the Carnegie Building was built in 1914. This location was at North Monroe and Cleveland.

Children lined up in the snow for the bookmobile

Children lined up in the snow for the bookmobile

Women in front of the bookmobile

Lining up for the bookmobile in the snow

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Car in the snow in front of the Carnegie Library in Spokane.

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Undated photograph of the entrance to the Carnegie Library in Spokane

Spokane Mayor L. F. Boyd presided over ceremonies when the cornerstone was loaid for Spokane's new library at 10. South Cedar, September 12, 1904.

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Undated photo of the Carnegie Library, 1920s?

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"The building is not quite completed as evidenced by the work still being done on the front steps and the signs in the windows to indicate that the glass has just been installed. One can almost see into the building and it appears empty."

Exterior of the main Spokane Public Library building

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"Construction workers take a breather on the site of Spokane's new library building, located at S. 10 Cedar. Funds for the construction, which began in 1904, were donated by library philanthropist Andrew Carnegie."

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George Fuller at his desk in the Carnegie Library

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Young man at work in a processing room at the library

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"Children's Room. Mrs. Thelma Back - Center front."

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"Taken in August 1911. Miss Ora L. Maxwell and Miss Rhea Buchanan. Miss Maxwell entered the employ of the library at this time." "Librarian's office with catalog office in foreground."

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"Reference Department. Miss Agnes Cappock, ca. March 1963."

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"Fine Arts room of Reference Department, ca. March 1963."
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