Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

Library Memorabilia Exhibit in Door County

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Wednesday, September 02, 2009 in Carnegie libraries
door-county-10-72.jpg
door-county-4-72.jpg
door-county-1-72.jpg

The Wisconsin Library Memorabilia exhibit will be on display at the Door County Library in Sturgeon Bay for September and most of October. Displaying the exhibit in libraries around the state is a project of the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center. The exhibit is curated by Larry Nix, Chair of the WLHC Steering Committee. The display cases at the Sturgeon Bay library are conveniently located immediately adjacent to the entrance and right in front of the computer lab. Sturgeon Bay is one of  sixty communities in Wisconsin that received a grant from Andrew Carnegie for a new library building. The Carnegie building in Sturgeon Bay, which is one block north of the current library, is shown below.  The building which is covered with ivy serves as the office building for an accounting firm. For more information about the exhibit click here.



door-county-14-72.jpg


Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Categories

Popular Tags

Wisconsin Free Library Commission Hall of Fame 2011 campa Carnegie libraries Hall of Fame 2009 Cam Katharine MacDonald Jones Library e James Huff Stout Ice Storm Rusk County Community Library Events & Meetings Amer WAAL Wisconsin Historical Society McMillan Memorial Library Cornelia Marving Pierce books-by-mail Library people Tower Hill Wisconsin Milwaukee Art Museum Marjorie Sornson Malmberg Eratus Swift Wilcox Madison Public Library Public library systems Elroy Public Library Bernard Schwab state historical society Cooperative Children's Book Center Brown County Library Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Oshkosh Public Library Black River Falls Public Library Public libraries Jane K. Billings James Duane Doty Library People Events & Meetings Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Brown Deer Public Library Superior Carnegie Libraries Hall of Fame 2015 Increase A. Lapham Postcards Hall of Fame 2015 Hall of Fame 2015 Capitol Fire 1904 Hall of Fame 2015 traveling libraries Marketing-Publicity National Library Week Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Uncategorized Campaign Hall of Fame 2014 Gerald A. Somers library exhibit Jerome P. Daniels library memorabilia anniversaries Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Matthew S. Dudgeon Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Milwaukee Public Library Hall fo Fame 2012 Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library Inform Wisconsin 20 campaign Beloit Public Library Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Pinback buttons UW-Milwaukee Libraries Hartford Public Library American Library Association trav Council on Library and Network Development caly film library legislation School of Library and Information Studies Lutie Stearns World War I American Library Association Library War Service Larry T. Nix Eager Free Public Library State Law Library Ruth Ann Montgomery bookworm Appleton Public Library People Library Artifacts Gertrude Thurow National Bookmobile Day Wisconsin Rapids Postcards Academic Librarians Lutie Eugenia Stearns Dianne McAfee Hopkins cam Postcards T. B. Scott Free Public Library Library History Hall of Fame 2016 Digital Collections Peter G. Hamon I Love Libraries Klaus Linderfelt Suring Area Public Library Hall of Fame 2012 Middleton Public Library 10 Zona Gale archives Events Pewaukee Public Library Special libraries 22 membership libraries Hall of Fame 2012 14 Library celebrations Beaver Dam Public Library Wisconsin Free Library Commission 11 Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee WLA 125 Charles Bunge WLA 125 Evansville Wisconsin Centennial Hall of Fame 2013 Milwaukee Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Edward Asahel Birge COLAND Meter mail slogans background Clarence Brown Lester Frank Avery Hutchins John Miller Chancellor WLA 125 Manitowoc Public Library Carl Spitzweg Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries S. Janice Kee Clinton Public Library Wisconsin Library Bulletin Hall of Fame 2012 CCBC Buttons Parcel post bed and breakfast Hall of Fame 2015 campaign Orrilla Blackshear Ripon Public Library Hall of Fame 2010 caly film Brown Deer Public Library Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies DeForest Area Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Academic Libraries Library people Postcards Historical Register Exhibits Campaign campaign Anniversaries Irene W. Newman 23 Black River Falls Hall Anniversaries Richard E. Krug WLA 125 Public libraries Hall of Fame 2008 Publications 27 Campaign Portage Public Library buil Wisconsin Library Association Sarah Janice Kee library education William J. Wilson Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide presentations WWI Library War Service ca WHCLIS hall of Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries UW-Madison school of library and information studies Wisconsin State Law Library 24 Dorothea M. Krause Delia Ovitz Soughton Public Library Gilbert H. Doane caly film Library Systems 21 Library Trustees School libraries J. D. Witter Library Buildings Nolan I. Neds Woman's Congress Wayne A. Wiegand 28 Bookmobiles Library Buidlings White House Conference on Library and Information Services

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo