Friday, May 6, 2011

1957 Carnegie Library, Yuma, Arizona

[LIB1603] In 1948 the City of Yuma’s $93,000 Bond Election passed to enlarge and remodel the original Yuma Carnegie Library building.
The remodeling was completed with a 28x100’ two-level addition.
The main floor was used as the Yuma City Library, and the lower floor was leased to the Elementary School Board of Yuma for a school library.
In July 1956, the lease with the city schools expired, so Children’s Department moved to the lower level. [Read more at the website]

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