TITLE

LOOKING BACK: LETTERS OF PERSUASION: POSTURING FOR A CARNEGIE LIBRARY IN MIDDLESBORO

AUTHOR(S)
Jeffrey, Jonathan D.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Kentucky Libraries;Fall2009, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Several letters are presented from Middlesboro citizens regarding the support for library campaign of Andrew Carnegie.
ACCESSION #
45386407

 

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