Front cover image for Free to all : Carnegie libraries & American culture, 1890-1920

Free to all : Carnegie libraries & American culture, 1890-1920

Familiar landmarks in hundreds of American towns, Carnegie libraries today seem far from controversial. In this book, however, the author shows that the classical facades and symmetrical plans of these buildings often mask a complex and contentious history.
Print Book, English, 1998
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1998