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Kansas Carnegie Libraries

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Carnegie Library was built in 1904 with the help of a $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie.

  • Anderson Memorial Library

    A rusticated limestone block structure in Neoclassical style, which was completed in 1902

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    Circa 1912, the Library is on the National Register of Historic Places

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The 1921 Canton Township Carnegie Library still seems to be in great shape on North Main. It was the last Carnegie Library built in Kansas.

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The present building was built by the Carnegie Foundation and the Entre Nous Club at a cost of $20,000. It opened to the public September 26, 1914. The Entre Nous club donated their collection of 25,0

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie gave millions of dollars to establish libraries across America in the early 1900s. The women'

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The Herington Library built in 1918 is one of the original libraries built by funds contributed by Andrew Carnegie that is still operating as a library. In 1897, 10

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The Downs Carnegie Library built in 1905 which was constructed from a $5,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie, still houses the library. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

  • Carnegie Library

    The Carnegie Library is a 1913 limestone structure with original interior.

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The Stockton Library was built in 1911 by money received from Andrew Carnegie. In 1984

  • Carnegie Library Building

    Carnegie Library Building

    El Dorado's first library was built in 1912

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas. Built in 1912, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    On April 1, 1914, at the spring election the voters approved the support of a public library by a vote of 3-1. In May, 1914

  • Pittsburg Public Library

    Pittsburg Public Library

    The Pittburg Public Library, listed on the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is an example of the Prarie School of Architecture. Built in 1910

  • Independence Public Library

    Independence Public Library

    The Independence Public Library is still located at the corner of Maple and Fifth, in the structure as it was built by the Carnegie Foundation in 1907. The Library currently houses 61,700

  • Carnegie Building

    Carnegie Building

    The Carnegie Building was built in 1904 as one of Andrew Carnegie's philanthropic contributions to the growth of cultural opportunities for rural communities. Listed on the

  • Andrew Carnegie Library

    Andrew Carnegie Library

    The library is one of 33 Andrew Carnegie libraries in the state of Kansas. It is on the National Historic Register.

  • Burlington Carnegie Free Library

    Built in 1912 and dedicated on April 29, 1913, the library was placed on the National Register of Historic Places

  • Carnegie Library

    The Carnegie Library was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie Library

    Cherryvale's public library, built in 1913, is one of the few Carnegie Libraries still in use. Early in 1909, the Cherryvale Women'