TITLE

Did You Know?

PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Cobblestone;Apr99, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Work ethic of Carnegie; Number of public libraries he helped finance; Physical appearance.
ACCESSION #
1750287

 

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