Free to all : Carnegie libraries & American culture, 1890-1920 /
|Published:||Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.|
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|Main Author:||Van Slyck, Abigail Ayres.|
Familiar landmarks in hundreds of American towns, Carnegie libraries today seem far from controversial. In Free to All , however, Abigail A. Van Slyck shows that the classical fa#65533;ades and symmetrical plans of these buildings often mask a complex and contentious history.
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|Physical Description:||xxvii, 276 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index.|