Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Greensburg's Carnegie Library Dedication

Check out Pat Smith's column in the Greensburg Daily News tomorrow - she will delve deeper into the history of our Carnegie Library. Today, she shares the program from the 1905 dedication, which included an address from Indiana University President William Lowe Bryan at the First M. E. Church and a reception at the library.

Carnegie Public Library Dedication, Greensburg, Indiana, Tuesday, January 24, 1905, First M. E. Church.

Organ by Miss Haas, Invocation by Rev. D. R. VanBuskirk, Solo by Will Monfort, Introductory Remarks by Will Cumback, Address by Indiana University President William Lowe Bryan, Benediction by Rev. George Murphy. City Officers: Mayor Frank Thomson, Clerk Bert Morgan, Treasurer Dale Welsh, Marshal George S. Dickey, Attorney Horace C. Skillman. Councilmen: Joseph Strasburger, A. P. Gaines, Moses Wallace, E. E. Doles, Albert Tower, George Baumgardner, W. A. Kirkpatrick, George Bowman.

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