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A jewel of the community : a history of the Hartford City Public Library, Hartford City, Indiana / Michael O. Tabor.

Tabor, Michael O. (Author).
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Hartford City PL - Hartford City 977.2 T (Text) 76051000172700 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City REF 977.2 T (Text) 76051000172701 Reference Available -

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  • Physical Description: iv, 76 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

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Published through, but not indicated on physical item.
On cover: An Indiana Bicentennial Project.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-62).
Formatted Contents Note:
Early attempts in Hartford City : the Indiana constitution of 1816, the Library Law of 1845, the Maclure's Workingmen Institute Library, the Hartford City High School Library ; the genesis of a free library : an idea becomes a reality, the site and design of the library, the construction of the library, the finished building ; The library established, 1904-1913 : The library opens its doors, Miss Grace L. Horne the first librarian, the library's collection & circulation, more than a book place, early happenings at the library ; stable leadership 1913-1973 : Minta B. Fordney 1913-1925, Mary Knott 1925-1934, Mrs. Elizabeth Denison 1934-1948, Mrs. Helen Frahm 1948-1962, a difficult transition period 1962-1964, Mrs. Ethlyn Gadbury 1964-1973 ; transition and expansion 1973-1992 : Charles Joray 1973-1975, Faith Jernigan 1975-1982, Mary Gleason 1982-1985, Linda Jeffrey 1986-1991, Jane Miller 1991-1992 ; the Vicki Cecil era 1992-2014 : the library progresses, Children's programs, a new century and a celebration, the end of an era ; a new director 2015-present. Appendix A : List of library directors. Appendix B : Historic American Buildings Survey, Hartford City Public Library. Appendix C : 2016 Library Board of Trustees.
Summary, etc.:
A history of the Hartford City Public Library in Blackford County, Indiana.
Subject: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Hartford City Public Library (Hartford City, Ind.) > History.
Historic buildings > Indiana > Blackford County.
Carnegie libraries > Indiana.
Carnegie libraries > United States > History.
Library buildings > United States > History.
Blackford County (Ind.)

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