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Catalog Number 1984.10.07
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard of Carnegie Library and US Post Office in Anderson SC.No stamp. Handwritten message on back but too badly faded to read. Published by Asheville Postcard Co. Asheville NC. Photo found in 1909 Anderson General Sketches book (2013.40.04). J. H. Casey architect.

A library was initiately suppost to be built on the corner of McDuffie and River Street. In fact, a ceremonial groundbreaking had occurred with some excavation done. Then Joseph H. Brown, Anderson's first millionaire, gave $5000.00, a lot on North Main Street and secured a Carnagie grant for the building for a Carnagie Library. An earlier library had existed in the City Hall building on South Main Street. Information according Whitten notes.

Title Carnegie Library and US Post Office Anderson SC.