Public Library, Windsor, Canada.



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Public Library, Windsor, Canada.
Publisher: G. E. Copeland
Date: 1910
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Red Binder
Notes: c. 1910; Windsor's first library was located in Lambie's Hall on Ferry Street (in the building that formerly housed the Windsor Star); when the library outgrew that location, the building of a new library was made possible by a $20,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie (American philanthropist); the new library, pictured on this postcard, became known as the Public Library or the Carnegie Library; it opened in October 1903 and was located at the southeast corner of Park Street and Victoria Avenue; this library functioned as the downtown library until the new Main Library opened on Ouellette Avenue in 1973.
Subject(s): Windsor Public Library
Carnegie Library (Windsor)
Libraries
Park Street (Windsor)
Victoria Avenue (Windsor)
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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