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Cleveland Carnegie Library Branches

Andrew Carnegie, the steel tycoon from Pittsburgh donated more than $56 million dollars to help build 2,509 libraries. Cleveland had fifteen Carnegie Library branches built with his donations. Brett’s Request The Cleveland Public Library started back in 1869. It consisted on one main location in downtown. But the library wanted to expand throughout the city […]

Jane Edna Hunter

Jane Edna (Harris) Hunter was born in South Carolina in 1882, the daughter of sharecroppers. She trained to become a nurse and eventually moved to Cleveland where she attended the Marshall Law School and passed the Ohio Bar exam. Her Work In 1911, she organized the Working Girls Association, which later would become known as […]