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Manchester Evening News
Nostalgia: Discover the bull-baiting, cockfighting past of Chorlton-cum-HardyLibrary was built in 1914, designed by Manchester City Council, with a donation
Nostalgia: Discover the bull-baiting, cockfighting past of Chorlton-cum-Hardy
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Library was built in 1914, designed by Manchester City Council, with a donation of £5,000 from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was feared that the council would sell the building in 1913, and that it would be redeveloped, but later... Read more
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Island Packet
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer Scrooge and the Scottish-born steel baron Andrew Carnegie. "Mister Ed," which aired on CBS from 1961 to 1966 and thereafter in reruns, brought Mr. Young his most... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on ‘Mister Ed,’ dies at 96billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens’s fictional Ebenezer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on ‘Mister Ed,’ dies at 96
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens’s fictional Ebenezer Scrooge and the Scottish-born steel baron Andrew Carnegie. “Mister Ed,” which aired on CBS from 1961 to 1966 and thereafter in reruns, brought Young his most enduring... Read more
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The News & Observer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer Scrooge and the Scottish-born steel baron Andrew Carnegie. "Mister Ed," which aired on CBS from 1961 to 1966 and thereafter in reruns, brought Mr. Young his most... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Property swap would give DACC 111-year-old Carnegie library buildingmore than 2,500 libraries created in the late 1800s and early 1900s with money
Property swap would give DACC 111-year-old Carnegie library building
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
more than 2,500 libraries created in the late 1800s and early 1900s with money donated by steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It sits on a .6-acre parcel just south of DACC's Clock Tower building. The VA transferred the property to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer Scrooge and the Scottish-born steel baron Andrew Carnegie. "Mister Ed," which aired on CBS from 1961 to 1966 and thereafter in reruns, brought Mr. Young his most... Read more
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heraldscotland
Architect warns of dark future for library amid protests over hotel planback to the Cowgate, the massive hotel building will steal daylight and views c
Architect warns of dark future for library amid protests over hotel plan
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
back to the Cowgate, the massive hotel building will steal daylight and views currently enjoyed by users of Scotland’s best Andrew Carnegie-endowed library, casting a deep shadow on the well-used main lending library and internationally important... Read more
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Washington Post
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on ‘Mister Ed,’ dies at 96billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer
Alan Young, actor who played Willllburrrrr on ‘Mister Ed,’ dies at 96
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
billionaire bird described as a hybrid of Charles Dickens's fictional Ebenezer Scrooge and the Scottish-born steel baron Andrew Carnegie. “Mister Ed,” which aired on CBS from 1961 to 1966 and thereafter in reruns, brought Mr. Young his most... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Secret hotels you don't know existiconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over th
Secret hotels you don't know exist
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 7 days ago
iconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over the years includes names like J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie. Had the recently opened Flagler Club been around inside The Breakers back in the day, you surely would have... Read more
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My EastText
Secret hotels you don't know existiconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over th
Secret hotels you don't know exist
My EastText / Posted 7 days ago
iconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over the years includes names like J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie. Had the recently opened Flagler Club been around inside The Breakers back in the day, you surely would have... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Secret hotels you don't know existiconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over th
Secret hotels you don't know exist
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
iconic Florida beachfront resort dating to 1896, and its guest registry over the years includes names like J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie. Had the recently opened Flagler Club been around inside The Breakers back in the day, you surely would have... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Assassins at Stage 62the players working with a grand set design, complemented by the booming live o
Assassins at Stage 62
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 8 days ago
the players working with a grand set design, complemented by the booming live orchestra. It’s something that the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall was designed for, and it adds oomph to the production. From the off, the piece is dynamic and... Read more
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Daily Mail
How tech and finance have made U.S. the king of self-made billionairesindustries, compared to just 14 per cent in Europe. A hundred years ago the we
How tech and finance have made U.S. the king of self-made billionaires
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
industries, compared to just 14 per cent in Europe. A hundred years ago the wealthiest men in the U.S. were Andrew Carnegie, John D Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J P Morgan, who made their money in banking, steel, oil or the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stunning attic find leads  to bookBrigade on the road, doing speaking engagements in libraries, schools and for c
Stunning attic find leads  to book
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Brigade on the road, doing speaking engagements in libraries, schools and for clubs. He will present his talk May 14 at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie. He also will visit with the Greater Greensburg Civil War Round Table... Read more
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The Mercury News
Are fines cutting off library access for low-income patrons?program to encourage residents to return. The concept of the free library gain
Are fines cutting off library access for low-income patrons?
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
program to encourage residents to return. The concept of the free library gained popularity in the 19th century after Andrew Carnegie, a steel magnate and philanthropist, built more than 1,600 public libraries around the country. The library... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
2 Indianapolis libraries named to National Register of Historic PlacesBranch, 2822 E. Washington St., was the first in Indianapolis to be built with
2 Indianapolis libraries named to National Register of Historic Places
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
Branch, 2822 E. Washington St., was the first in Indianapolis to be built with funds from a $120,000 grant by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Construction began in 1909 with the dedication on November 14, 1911. The library is currently... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Elliott School professor named Carnegie fellowThe director of the Project on Middle East Political Science became an Andrew C
Elliott School professor named Carnegie fellow
The GW Hatchet / Posted 17 days ago
The director of the Project on Middle East Political Science became an Andrew Carnegie Fellow last month. Marc Lynch, a professor of political science and international affairs, won the fellowship for a research proposal on violence in the new Arab... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
A “Mis-Read” Of Our Community By Library Managers. Categorycollection of viewpoints. The public must weigh in on this issue. It affects o
A “Mis-Read” Of Our Community By Library Managers. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 19 days ago
collection of viewpoints. The public must weigh in on this issue. It affects our entire population. In the words of Andrew Carnegie, a founder of America’s library system, “A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit... Read more
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examiner.com
Doris Kearns Goodwin to win 2016 Lincoln Leadership PrizeBully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Jo
Doris Kearns Goodwin to win 2016 Lincoln Leadership Prize
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. In 2014, The Bully Pulpit won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. Her face is familiar to millions of Americans from speaking engagements... Read more
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TribLIVE
Smith: Bridgeville-area dance studios set to showcase talent at recitalsArts Center, 150 East Main St., Carnegie, will showcase its students at 8 p.m.
Smith: Bridgeville-area dance studios set to showcase talent at recitals
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
Arts Center, 150 East Main St., Carnegie, will showcase its students at 8 p.m. on June 4 and at 2 p.m. on June 5 at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. Classes are taught in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, pre-dance... Read more
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Business Wire
Museum of American Finance Founder Makes Final Visionary Gift to Institutionon his 80th birthday, represents the sum he had earmarked for the institution i
Museum of American Finance Founder Makes Final Visionary Gift to Institution
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
on his 80th birthday, represents the sum he had earmarked for the institution in his will. His gift echoes the advice of Andrew Carnegie, who advocated philanthropy within one’s lifetime. “This final gift is a display of my confidence in the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Morgan State University designated a 'National Treasure'the preservation roadmap, Green said. The oldest building on campus is the Car
Morgan State University designated a 'National Treasure'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
the preservation roadmap, Green said. The oldest building on campus is the Carnegie Building, named for the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who gave the school a conditional grant of $50,000 in 1915 to relocate its campus from Virginia. It is an... Read more
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examiner.com
Walking with Diplodocus4, 1899, Diplodocus carnegii was discovered at Sheep Creek, Wyoming. It was nam
Walking with Diplodocus
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
4, 1899, Diplodocus carnegii was discovered at Sheep Creek, Wyoming. It was named in honor of the American Industrialist Andrew Carnegie who funded its discovery. John Bell Hatcher was in charge of operation of reconstructing the Diplodocus. He... Read more
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TribLIVE
CMU sees record number of applications despite costarray of Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards, Steidel said computer science and enginee
CMU sees record number of applications despite cost
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
array of Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards, Steidel said computer science and engineering remain the top draws at the school Andrew Carnegie built for the children of Pittsburgh workers. Debra Erdley is a Tribune-Review staff writer.She can be... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach In Memoriam: Mid-October 2015 to April 2016of Ogden Phipps and Lillian Bostwick Phipps, as well as the great grandson of H
Palm Beach In Memoriam: Mid-October 2015 to April 2016
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
of Ogden Phipps and Lillian Bostwick Phipps, as well as the great grandson of Henry Phipps, the partner of steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, and grandson of Henry Carnegie Phipps and Gladys Livingston Mills Phipps. A New York native, Mr. Phipps... Read more
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examiner.com
Artsy Anacortes Washington: First Friday Gallery Walk and morefigures of famous locals, are fun to discover and photograph. At the History Mu
Artsy Anacortes Washington: First Friday Gallery Walk and more
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
figures of famous locals, are fun to discover and photograph. At the History Museum, a former Carnegie Library, you see Andrew Carnegie himself greeting you at the top of the stairs. I enjoyed the cut out of the little boy with a flag and army... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Ohio Valley Steelworker re-dedicated in Steubenvillethe steel mills that operated for so many years, facing one of the library buil
Ohio Valley Steelworker re-dedicated in Steubenville
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
the steel mills that operated for so many years, facing one of the library buildings constructed by the famous steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie. The statue itself was created by the people of the steel industry," proclaimed Library Director Alan... Read more
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The Sault Star
Turning page on library: MILLSInternet, I see libraries facing the same sort of radical transformations and h
Turning page on library: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted 25 days ago
Internet, I see libraries facing the same sort of radical transformations and having their very existence threatened. If Andrew Carnegie, the philanthropist who funded so many libraries across North America, were alive today, Agrestal writes, "an... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
30 best indoor events for this half-termMuseums1. Building Bridges children’s workshop, Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Muse
30 best indoor events for this half-term
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Museums1. Building Bridges children’s workshop, Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Fife, Scotland Step back to the 19th century and discover how Andrew Carnegie emigrated from Scotland to America to become the richest man in the world. This special... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon
Letter: Mount Vernon Library Needs To Keep Up With The TimesMount Vernon Public Library is at a crossroad - a crossroad in bringing the lib
Letter: Mount Vernon Library Needs To Keep Up With The Times
The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon / Posted 28 days ago
Mount Vernon Public Library is at a crossroad - a crossroad in bringing the library into the 21st century. Our library, an Andrew Carnegie library, was founded 120 years ago and has become an acknowledged institution in this city and throughout the... Read more
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examiner.com
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum, Council Bluffs, IowaIowa. The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is housed in the original Carnegie Fre
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum, Council Bluffs, Iowa
examiner.com / Posted 28 days ago
Iowa. The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is housed in the original Carnegie Free Public Library that was established by Andrew Carnegie. The library moved to a new location, and the Union Pacific took the facility over to house the museum.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Briefs: Carnegie library, music hall to celebrate 115 yearsCarnegie library, music hall to celebrate 115 years To celebrate its 115th ann
Briefs: Carnegie library, music hall to celebrate 115 years
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
Carnegie library, music hall to celebrate 115 years To celebrate its 115th anniversary, the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall will celebrate with a concert by C Street Brass on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Billionaires are funding lots of grandiose plans. Welcome their ambitionand early-20th centuries saw gigantic concentrations of wealth in the hands of
Billionaires are funding lots of grandiose plans. Welcome their ambition
Namibia Economist / Posted 28 days ago
and early-20th centuries saw gigantic concentrations of wealth in the hands of people who created their own companies. Andrew Carnegie and John Rockefeller held the majority of shares in their companies just as the founders of Facebook and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Carlynton eighth-grader raising money for mission trip to Hungarylocal chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance will hold a book drive at the event
Carlynton eighth-grader raising money for mission trip to Hungary
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
local chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance will hold a book drive at the event to benefit various schools and the Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie. A Pokémon tournament will have a $1 entry fee and a slot car race track will be... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Here's The Senate Candidate Who Could Help Bernie's Dreams Come Truea town of not much more than 2,000 people, mostly African-American, just outsid
Here's The Senate Candidate Who Could Help Bernie's Dreams Come True
The Huffington Post / Posted a month ago
a town of not much more than 2,000 people, mostly African-American, just outside of Pittsburgh. Once the community where Andrew Carnegie started his steel empire, the town was plagued by drugs, depression and, despite its small size, murder rates... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Ohio Valley Steelworker dedication scheduled on Fridaybecause the steelworker statue will be placed across the street from the librar
Ohio Valley Steelworker dedication scheduled on Friday
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 1 months ago
because the steelworker statue will be placed across the street from the library that was originally funded by steel baron Andrew Carnegie. And I think people will notice the statue better at that site," according to Librarian Alan Hall. "There... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Warren Buffett’s Son Would Feed the WorldBuffett’s pledge—valued then at $37 billion—was the largest philanthropic gift
How Warren Buffett’s Son Would Feed the World
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
Buffett’s pledge—valued then at $37 billion—was the largest philanthropic gift in history. As a point of comparison, Andrew Carnegie gave away $350 million, equal to about $5 billion today. The money would not be spent inscribing Buffett’s... Read more

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