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  • Description: Houston Public Library (or)
  • Title: Houston Public Library (or)
  • All fields: carnegie library
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    • Henington-Alief Regional Library

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    • Back corner of the Henington-Alief Regional Library branch designed by the White Budd Van Ness Partnership and opened on August 19, 1985. David M. Henington, retired in 1994 after 26 years as director of Houston Public Library. During his tenure...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Carnegie Neighborhood Library

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    • Carnegie Branch Library originally opened on November 10, 1925 and razed in 1980. The entrance of the new Carnegie Library that opened on December 5, 1982 can be seen in the background.
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Dedication of Colored Carnegie Library

    • Houston Public Library
    • Dedication of the Colored Carnegie Library. Group of ten men and a child standing on the front steps of the library.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Johnson Neighborhood Library

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    • Educator W.L.D. Johnson, Sr., led a drive in 1910 to raise funds for the purchase of land for Houston's Colored Carnegie Library; he was one of the original board members for that early library.
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Houston Public Library, 1927

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    • Elevated view of the Houston Public Library (the Julia Ideson Building) in April, 1927. Looking west from Walker Street.
    • RGA0013 Houston Public Library Records
    • Rows of Ford business vehicles

    • Photography, Panoramic
    • Exhibit of Ford trucks and tractors with signs indicating that they are equipped with a Ruckstell axle giving 55% more power. Truck on wood ramp. Police office and one other on motorcycles. Carnegie Library in background.
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library

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    • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library, originally the Central Church of Christ, designed by William Ward Watkin in 1941. Ray Bailey adapted the church for the public library system and it opened on March 5, 1988. The brick building features a rose...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

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    • Front of the 1917, Georgian style Clayton Library, originally the Clayton home designed by Birdsall P. Briscoe. The three story building features a brick facade, shuttered windows, gabled roof with dormer windows, an entrance flanked by smooth...
    • MSS0155 Paul Hester Collection
    • Central Library groundbreaking

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    • Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Central location of the Houston Public Library. (Left to right): David Henington, Director ; Louie Welch, Mayor ; Mrs. Alva Carlton, Chairman, Library Board ; Johnny Goyen, City Councilman.
    • RGA0013 Houston Public Library Records

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