Black River Falls Public Library | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Black River Falls Public Library

Black River Falls Public Library | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Interior view of the Black River Falls Public Library. In the large, open room a woman (librarian?) is standing on the left near a librarian's desk. A large cylindrical metal furnace with exhaust pipe is on the right, and the the background are bookshelves and a statue of Winged Victory.<p>Additional notes from Biennial Reports of the Free Library Commission, 1898-1936.<br>Mrs. Mary J. Gunn is named as the librarian of Black River Falls Library in the 2nd (1897-98) & 3rd (1899-1900) biennial reports of the Library Commission, during these years library was located in City Hall. In 1900 the public library moved to the school building. In Fall of 1914 construction was started on a Carnegie funded library building that opened in 1915. The 4th (1901-02) - 21th (1935-36) biennial reports of the Library Commission (all this author has access to) list Annie C. Wylie as librarian.</p>
DESCRIPTION
Interior view of the Black River Falls Public Library. In the large, open room a woman (librarian?) is standing on the left near a librarian's desk. A large cylindrical metal furnace with exhaust pipe is on the right, and the the background are bookshelves and a statue of Winged Victory.

Additional notes from Biennial Reports of the Free Library Commission, 1898-1936.
Mrs. Mary J. Gunn is named as the librarian of Black River Falls Library in the 2nd (1897-98) & 3rd (1899-1900) biennial reports of the Library Commission, during these years library was located in City Hall. In 1900 the public library moved to the school building. In Fall of 1914 construction was started on a Carnegie funded library building that opened in 1915. The 4th (1901-02) - 21th (1935-36) biennial reports of the Library Commission (all this author has access to) list Annie C. Wylie as librarian.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:63774
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Black River Falls
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin Free Library Commission : Photographs of the exteriors and interiors of public library buildings in Wisconsin, 1890-1948, 1959
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 1683
Original Dimensions:4.75 x 3.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Biennial reports 1-10 of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission are available from University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.
SUBJECTS
Library buildings
Clothing and dress
Furniture
Household appliances
Architectural details
Books
Libraries
Indoor photography
Women

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