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Choice of guest speaker still questioned by some

...last week," Johnson said Thursday.In 2001, controversy raged over a proposal to rename Savannah's historic Carnegie Library after him, "mostly because he balked at affirmative action programs," according to the Savannah Morning News...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-17/choice-guest-speaker-still-qu
Teenie Harris Archive Project finding answers to photo mysteries

...the nation's most influential black newspapers. However, a collaboration by the University of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Museum of Art, which owns 80,000 Harris negatives, has found answers about hundreds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/09/art_403919.shtml
Arts
Odds and Ends

...help. Elementary and high school students formed a four-block line Thursday to move all of the books from the old Carnegie Library to a new library in the town's former Berea Church. And while a few books, and students, hit the ice along the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/11/biz_357836.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Thomas pays visit to library

...video. "He grew up in the Carnegie Library and it has been our desire to...in Savannah. He browsed the Carnegie Library children's and rare African-American...out a book at those branches. Carnegie Library was closed in 1997 until money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/30/met_315843.shtml
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Spending plan gives millions for improvements

...Discovery in Augusta to $600,000 for renovations at Carnegie Library in Savannah, $500,000 for a blueberry-drying...been added. The House added $500,000 for the Carnegie Library restoration and renovation project. The Senate upped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/02/met_254927.shtml
Metro
Reacquaint yourself with many uses of your local library card

...though, and the first thing I did after moving out of state was to get a library card. It was one of the famed Carnegie libraries, and I loved its old shelves.From town to town, my second home was the library. My overdue fines kept their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-17/reacquaint-yourself-many-uses
Metro | Glynn Moore | Glynn Moore
UGA will pay $11.4 million to prep Navy school for medical campus

...Normaltown campus in 2013 and 2014 as more buildings are renovated, Burgess said.A fourth building, the historic Carnegie Library (6,700 square feet), also will be renovated, but will remain a library, he said.UGA administrators have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-08/uga-will-pay-114-million-pre
Latest News | Education
Looking back, looking forward

...tune of $37.5 million. From 1908: "We need a Carnegie library. The outlook for this is not as encouraging as for...better." In 2008: Two-dozen Georgia cities got Carnegie libraries, but not Augusta. Apparently supporters couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2008-01-01/looking-back-looking-
Editorials | TEE Center | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Preservationists try to save brewer's home

...operated the museum until 2003 when it listed the home for sale as it prepared to move into the district's restored Carnegie Library as part of the City Museum. A five-year, $5.5 million loan was arranged at the time to prevent the house from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/25/liv_59828.shtml
Life & style
Library gift sparks naming controversy

...asked what it would take to name part or all of the Carnegie Library after his friend Justice Thomas. But library administrators...offer was a godsend to library administrators and Carnegie Library supporters who have been raising money to restore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/17/met_319192.shtml
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