A Bumpy Ride: The Story of Opening Owensboro’s Carnegie Library
Published with permission. First appeared as original content in column "Looking Back," Kentucky Libraries, v.70, no.3 (Summer 2006): 21-27.
A history of library services in Owensboro, Kentucky, the county seat of Daviess County. Article traces the history of the early library development in Owensboro and the eventual establishment of a Carnegie library in 1911, but not before a lengthy altercation between library supporters and the city’s vitriolic mayor.
Jonathan Jeffrey. "A Bumpy Ride: The Story of Opening Owensboro’s Carnegie Library" DLSC Faculty Publications (2006).
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