Andrew Carnegie

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Name: Andrew Carnegie
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 1 reports

Holiday honors working people

Trade unions held the first Labor Day celebration in New York City on Sept. 5, 1882.New York City!Oh, well. We like the holiday, anyway.Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1884. It was the era of robber barons such as railroad magnate Jay Gould, oilman ... [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Scottish Castle in America and the Downton Abbey effect

AN American castle built to remind a millionaire Scotsman of home has found a new lease of life thanks to Downton Abbey.MILLIONAIRE Scotsman Robert W Paterson knew exactly what he wanted to build  in one of America’s most upmarket areas - Lenox near Boston ... [Published Scotland Now - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

How Ferguson could become a movement

Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.She was struck by something else.Orrock was stunned by the ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Johnson retires after 65 years at TH library

Johnson, now 80, spent many of the 65 years since then volunteering at the library, with some gaps when she had a full-time job and then was raising her son. Even when not working there, she was always a voracious reader and regular patron of the library. ... [Published Lake County News-Chronicle - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fletcher Free Library's Carnegie Connection

Andrew Carnegie poses for a photo in 1913. A $50,000 gift from the steel magnate and philanthropist helped build the Fletcher Free Library. (Photo: Photo by Theodore C. Marceau, property of the Library of Congress)The Fletcher Free Library, Burlington's ... [Published Burlington Press - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture in honor of David Hamburg with Kofi Annan

H.E. Kofi Annan- Guest of HonorFormer Secretary-General of the United Nations and Founder and Chair of the Kofi Annan FoundationKofi A. Annan was the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations and is the founder and chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation. ... [Published Foreign Policy Association - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The shelf life of Luton’s many libraries through time

Luton Central Library in St George’s Square opened in 1962 and was later visited by the Queen.In their book The Story Of Luton, published two years later, local historians James Dyer and John Dony wrote that the new library was built “in a modern and ... [Published DunstableToday - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

An attempt to simplify spelling of English words

Consider yourself lucky, not just to be reading this wonderful column, but to be reading and speaking English. It is by far the hardest language to learn because word usage, pronunciation and even spelling can be so confusing. The word “pitcher” refers ... [Published Tribune Star - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie library brings Broadway flair to fundraiser

For one night only, residents won't have to travel to New York to hear the best that Broadway has to offer.Instead, “Menard Presents Broadway's Other Steves … via Pittsburgh,” a salute to composers Stephen Flaherty and Stephen Schwartz, will be performed ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Library part of Beatrice history

No city would be complete without a place to house records, promote learning and connect others with the world of books.The Beatrice Public Library prides itself on all those efforts, providing the community with an abundance of services.According to ... [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lewistown library board reviews building renovation design plans

After being displeased by initial concept designs for its building renovation project, the Lewistown Carnegie Public Library District Board of Trustees sat with its architecture Monday evening to make changes. PHOTO/ Ken Harris/Daily Ledger The Lewistown ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

16 Traits Of The World's Most Successful People

When the young journalist Napoleon Hill interviewed the industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1908, Carnegie liked Hill so much that he decided he would share all of the strategies that turned him from a penniless immigrant into the richest man in the world. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 13 2014]

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Local History: Toll bridges a thing of the past [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
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Chris Risley, venture capital anthropologist: T... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 30 2014]
Johnson retires after 65 years at TH library [Published Lake County News-Chronicle - Aug 29 2014]
Fletcher Free Library's Carnegie Connection [Published Burlington Press - Aug 29 2014]
In Its Third Century, New York’s Lotos Club Flo... [Published Elite Traveler - Aug 28 2014]
The Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture in ho... [Published Foreign Policy Association - Aug 28 2014]
The shelf life of Luton’s many libraries throug... [Published DunstableToday - Aug 28 2014]
Nominate your Librarian for the 2014 Carnegie C... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 28 2014]
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Schnurr Chief Accou... [Published AdvisorOne - Aug 28 2014]
An attempt to simplify spelling of English words [Published Tribune Star - Aug 28 2014]
Carnegie library brings Broadway flair to fundr... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 28 2014]
Library part of Beatrice history [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
Lewistown library board reviews building renova... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Aug 26 2014]
It is a lifetime of learning by doing [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
Library undergoes facade facelift [Published Woodstock Sentinel-Review - Aug 25 2014]
Rockefeller: A Terrifyingly Gifted Strategist [Published IFA Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Bruce’s History Lessons: The Simplified Spellin... [Published Appeal-Democrat.com - Aug 24 2014]
Glasgow women stick to their voting convictions [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
The seeds of The State [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 24 2014]
Bare: Ice Bucket Challenge is not a gimmick [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 23 2014]
Work to convert historic former library into ch... [Published Liverpool Echo - Aug 23 2014]
This Day in Labor History: August 23, 1912 [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 23 2014]
Carnegie Science Center to host author Dr. Kath... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
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Uber Meets Liberalism Uber Alles [Published Power Line - Aug 31 2014]
(Steven Hayward) There are days when I wonder whether Salon.com is for real, or whether it’s an elaborate gag, similar to the theory that all of Paul Krugman’s and Tom Friedman’s columns are actually written by a bunch of madcap interns at the Heritage ...
This Day in Labor History: August 23, 1912 [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 23 2014]
On August 23, 1912, the United States Commission on Industrial Relations was founded. One of the most remarkable moments in American labor history, the USCIR (more popularly known as the Walsh Committee) forced industrial leaders to testify about the ...
Tyler Cowen’s Solution to Poverty [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 30 2014]
Tyler Cowen’s solutions to poverty would not have been original in 1890 : You and other thinkers on the right have proposed that cultural factors play a large role in the widening income gap. What are you suggesting? Note that the observed stagnation ...
Forget What They Say And Watch What They Do [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 27 2014]
Via Mark St.Cyr , Once again we are breaking records on a near weekly basis. Week after week and sometimes daily new never before seen in the history of financial markets record prints. Yet, business people across the spectrum don’t feel it, nor ...
What Do Kansas and Nebraska Have Against Small ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 10 2014]
The tiny library started out innocently enough. Built outside a church in Lincoln, Neb., it was one of about 25 free, barely-bigger-than-a-birdhouse-size book dispensaries that have sprung up in this Great Plains city. But that was before public officials ...
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