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Postcard of Diplodocus carnegiei skeleton cast at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Arthur Coggeshall and William Holland from the Carnegie Museum, along with Marcellin Boule of the Paris museum seated and surrounded by museum technicians. The impressive cast was a gift from US industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Photo c. 1908.

Postcard of Diplodocus carnegiei skeleton cast at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Arthur Coggeshall and William Holland from the Carnegie Museum, along with Marcellin Boule of the Paris museum seated and surrounded by museum technicians. The impressive cast was a gift from US industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Photo c. 1908.

The Charles M Schwab Mansion. The great depression hit hard and wiped out all Schwab's money.  Schwab had to move into a small apartment on Park Ave where he died penniless in 1939.  The land was bought by a developer and after a sale of the interior fittings the home was knocked down.

The Charles M Schwab Mansion

Charles M Schwab was an American steel magnate. He worked under Andrew Carnegie and soon surpassed his former employer in his choice fo...

Andrew Carnegie

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Great digital history article on Andrew Carnegie and the origins of  "Giving Carnegie Libraries" from The World’s Work Magazine.  April 1905.

Andrew Carnegie - Giving Carnegie Libraries

By Isaac F. Marcosson Andrew Carnegie In one of the principal streets of Allegheny, Pa., stands the heroic bronze statue of a man in the simple garb of an American of fifty years ago. Almost within sight is a magnificent structure whose towers rise far above all the adjacent buildings. The statue is that of Colonel Anderson and was reared by Mr. Andrew Carnegie in grateful apprecia­tion of his kindness in opening his library of four hundred books to the young men of the town, which enabled…

This is Andrew Carnegie. He had a huge impact on my life because he owns the steel factory I work at and he hired me.

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This page shows an interesting image, and a nice collection of historic photos.

Andrew Carnegie at Desk Portrait Photo Print

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Mrs. Louise Whitfield Carnegie, was said to have convinced her husband, American Gilded Age era steel tycoon, Andrew Carnegie, to donate his fortune.  ~  (CORBIS image) ~~ {cwl}

The wife who persuaded tycoon to give away his fortune

Andrew Carnegie’s name has become a by-word for philanthropy and the 19th century Scottish multi-millionaire has been lauded since his death 90 years ago for giving away most of his fortune to good

Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919) Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era. At the time of his death, he had already given away $350,695,653 (approximately $4.8 billion, adjusted to 2010 figures) of his wealth. At his death, his last $30,000,000 was given to foundations, charities, & to pensioners

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919) Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era. At the time of his death, he had already given away $350,695,653 (approximately $4.8 billion, adjusted to 2010 figures) of his wealth. At his death, his last $30,000,000 was given to foundations, charities, & to pensioners

1900: Steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie explains, simply yet elegantly, why he funds the  construction of public libraries.

1900: Steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie explains, simply yet elegantly, why he funds the construction of public libraries.

Louise Carnegie, nee. Whitfield. She married Andrew Carnegie when he was 51 years old.

Louise Carnegie, nee. Whitfield. She married Andrew Carnegie when he was 51 years old.

"Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate." - Andrew Carnegie

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