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South Milwaukee Exhibit

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on Sunday, February 01, 2009 in Carnegie libraries

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The Wisconsin Library Memorabilia exhibit is on display in the months of February and March at the South Milwaukee Public Library as part of their 110th anniversary celebration. South Milwaukee received a $15,000 grant on September 29, 1915 from Andrew Carnegie for a new public library building. That building was razed in 1965. It was one of 63 public library buildings in Wisconsin that were built with assistance from Carnegie.


A Real Photo Postcard (RPPC) view of the razed South Milwaukee Public Library Carnegie Building.


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