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Wikipedia Description: Carnegie Library of Washington D.C.
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The Carnegie Library of Washington D.C. is situated in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, D.C.. Donated to the public by entrepreneur Andrew Carnegie, it was dedicated on January 7, 1903. It was designed by the New York firm of Ackerman & Ross in the style of [Beaux-Arts architecture]].
It was the first Carnegie library in Washington, D.C. and it was the first public library.
It was used as the central public library for Washington, D.C. for almost 70 years before it became overcrowded. The central library was then moved to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. After being shut down for ten years it was renovated as part of University of the District of Columbia. Currently it is used by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and Events DC.
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CARNDC_180322_09.JPG: The hand statue disappeared sometime during the reworking of the building for the new Apple store.
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2018_MO_SLMPL_Working: MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library -- Exhibit: Working in America (20 photos from 2018)
2018_MO_SLMPL: MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library (87 photos from 2018)
2008_MO_SLMPL: MO -- St. Louis -- Main Public Library (37 photos from 2008)
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2018 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
(February) a Civil War Trust conference in Greenville, NC,
(May/June) anual American Battlefield Trust conference in Newport News, VA,
(July) my 13th consecutive trip to San Diego Comic-Con via Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles,
(August) 2 two-day trips to New York City,
(September) an American Battlefield Trust dinner in Chicago, IL with on-route visits to Charleston, WV, Louisville, KY, Saint Louis, MO, and Toledo, OH,
(October) another two-day trip to New York City for the New York Comic Con.
Number of photos taken this year: about 535,000.