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  • The Squirrel Hill Location Of The Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh System Essay

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    I chose to observe the library I work for, which is the Squirrel Hill location of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh system. I performed my observation around 3:30 PM on Monday, September 19th. There are technically three outdoor entrances, but two of them actually lead to the main inner entrance. You can see the main entrance from the street, which allows paid parking. The library itself is positioned above a parking lot (also paid parking), which is where the second main entrance is seen. Both

  • Personal Narrative: What Does That Mean For The Sense Of Place

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    authors like me use “place” in our work. The building where the panel was held — the Carnegie Library, a gleaming Beaux-Arts structure gifted to the city a century ago by the industrialist Andrew Carnegie — has become the latest sign of Washington’s gentrifying times: Apple recently released plans to convert the building, long a civic space, into a lavish retail store. The city itself — like the Carnegie Library — is getting a brand-new operating system. In the latest update, residents are whiter

  • Andrew Carnegie : A Hero

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    family that immigrated to America in 1848, Carnegie began working almost immediately. His brilliance and intelligence brought him local fame and eventually brought the attention of the general superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad and he was hired to work for the Railroad company. Through years of working in the Railroads, he was able to become highly successful and managed to become one of the wealthiest men of his time. Towards the end of his life, Carnegie began donating most of his money to several

  • Captains Of Industry Essay

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    Although some of these criticisms are well founded, men like Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller were, in fact, Captains of Industry because they employed millions and created new ways of doing business. Before all these industrialists can along, America was just another country that had little significance to the world

  • Personal Experience: Developing World Education Through a Charity Organization

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    it was of one of my heroes Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie, while being known as a greedy capitalist robber baron, also redeemed himself later in life by setting up a network of over 3000 libraries across the US, England and Scotland Carnegie libraries were everywhere. The ideas were simple. You would give people the hand up not the hand down that comes with education. Now being marketing guy, I wanted to be Carnegie one better. And my goal was to be Carnegie with a

  • Andrew Carnegie: Captain Of Industry: A Captain Of Industry

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    Andrew Carnegie November 25, 1835 a captain of Industry was born. In Dunfermline, Scotland Andrew Carnegie lived and moved to Pennsylvania 13 years later. He grew up to become a very well known man specifically for his impact in the steel industry. His conditions for his workers were as well as he thought possible even though at times it was dangerous. After Andrew amassed a fortune in steel he became a philanthropist. After giving his fortune away, you can tell he was a Captain of Industry

  • Andrew Carnegie Was Not A Hero

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    Imagine having all the money you want and still having a ton left over. Andrew Carnegie was a poor boy who ended up becoming the richest man in america during 1901. He worked himself up in the Pennsylvania Railroad company and would have been successful there but he was unclear on what he wanted to do. So he decided to move to New York City where he met Henry Bessemer. Bessemer taught him how to make steel, so then Carnegie moved back to Pittsburg and set up a steel mill. There he became a steel king

  • Andrew Carnegie Contributions

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    Andrew Carnegie is a champion of innovation, business, and philanthropy. From his birthplace in Scotland to the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Carnegie embodies one of the great stories of fulfilling the ‘American Dream.’ His tenacious spirit and intuition made Carnegie overcome his adversities and become a pioneer of knowledge and business versatility in history. Andrew Carnegie helped shape modern advancements in education and business, and without his philanthropic and professional endeavors, many of

  • Reno V. ACLU Essay

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    the American Library Association had expert witnesses testifying on their behalf against the Communications Decency Act in favor of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) among other organizations. This is considered the first Supreme Court ruling on the guidelines for materials circulating via the Internet. One of those expert witnesses was Robert Croneberger, who demonstrated to the three-judge panel on the near impossibility and labor-intensive work required to scour all libraries of sexual-related

  • Public Libraries : Are They Still Relevant?

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    Public Libraries: Are They Still Relevant? Joseph Medina Mrs. Kellum 9 September 2015 Outline I. How are public libraries relevant now? A. Public libraries are impacting communities. 1. What do public libraries offer children? 2. What do public libraries offer adults? B. Public libraries are falling behind in some respects. II. How are public libraries continuing to advance? A. Some public libraries are starting to incorporate technology within the libraries. B. Some public libraries are offering