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ERIC Number: ED471480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright. Revised. Teaching with Historic Places.
Copp, Roberta
This lesson describes and discusses the impact on Carnegie Libraries in U.S. history. The lesson plan contains eight sections: (1) "About this Lesson"; (2) "Getting Started: Inquiry Question"; (3) "Setting the Stage: Historical Context"; (4) "Locating the Site: Maps" (Carnegie Libraries in the United States, 1920); (5) "Determining the Facts: Readings" (Andrew Carnegie; Applying for a Carnegie Library; Obtaining a Carnegie Library; Examples of Carnegie Libraries; Distribution of Carnegie Libraries, 1920); (6) "Visual Evidence: Images" (Sample Library Building Plans; Medford Free Public Library, Medford, Wisconsin; Carnegie Free Library, Connellsville, Pennsylvania; Richfield Public Library, Richfield, Utah; Carnegie Library, Spokane, Washington; Carnegie Library, Girard, Kansas;'Harpers Weekly,' March 30, 1901); (7) "Putting It All Together: Activities" (Additional Research on Carnegie; Famous Philanthropists; Spending a Fortune; Libraries in the Local Community); and (8) "Supplementary Resources." (RJC)
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Suite NC400, Washington, DC 20240. For full text: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. National Register of Historic Places.