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Carnegie Library, c.1920 | by Whitby Archives
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Carnegie Library, c.1920

Creator Name:

Unknown

 

Media Type:

Image

 

Item Type:

Postcards

 

Description:

A black and white photographic post card of the public library in Whitby, Ontario known as the "Carnegie Library".

 

Notes:

This library was created through a Carnegie grant and was known as a Carnegie Library. Construction for the Carnegie Library began in early 1913 and the building was opened in 1914 at the north east corner of Dundas and Byron Streets. The building housed approximately 5,000 books and served as the town's library from 1914 to 1973.

 

Today the Carnegie Library building is used as a lawyer's office at 132 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario. The Whitby Public Library is now located at 405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario.

 

Inscriptions:

Bottom Left: Public Library, Whitby, Ont.

 

Date of Original:

c.1920

 

Dimensions:

Width: 6cm

Height: 6cm

 

Image Dimensions:

Width: 6cm

Height: 6cm

 

Subject(s):

Buildings

Whitby Public Library

 

Local identifier:

05-000-004

 

Geographic Coverage:

Canada - Ontario - Ontario - Whitby

Latitude: 43.883333

Longitude: -78.933333

 

Copyright Statement:

Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.

 

Reproduction Notes:

Scanned from a copy photograph.

 

Contact:

Whitby Public Library

Email: archives@whitbylibrary.on.ca

WWW address:

www.whitbylibrary.on.ca

 

Address:

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

 

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Taken circa 1920