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A photograph of the exterior facade of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans. It shows the sleek new facade of terra cotta and glass outlined against the afternoon sky.

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A photograph of the interior of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans. It shows the children's area of the library.

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A photograph of the interior of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans. It shows the grand staircase with the glass art helix stretching over it.

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A photograph of the interior of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans. It shows the area of the library lobby where the self-checkout machines stand.

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A photograph of the exterior of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans. The photograph shows a large crowd gathered on the exterior plaza for a library event.

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A photograph of the exterior facade of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans.

GE_Exterior-Pedestrian-Connection(LPL).jpg
A photograph of the exterior of the renovated library building, designed by Gould Evans.

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Oral history interview with Alice Ann Johnson, board member of the Lawrence Public Library Foundation. She tells the story of the foundation and its involvement in the recent renovation of the Lawrence Public Library. She explains the process the…

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Brad Allen, director of the Lawrence Public Library talks about his time in the library, the design decisions that went into the 2014 renovation, and the place of the library in the community of Lawrence and the world. Access HERE

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Oral history with Linda Clay, of the Lawrence Public Library's children's department, where she talks about her time in the library and the way the children's department has changed throughout the years. Access it HERE

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Oral history interview with Pattie Johnston, outreach coordinator at the Lawrence Public Library, where she talks about her experience of the library, starting with the Carnegie library, which she visited often as a child. She describes the…

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An oral history with Sherri Turner, assistant director of the Lawrence Public Library, where she talks about her time at the library since 1985. A former reference librarian, she discusses the way the library managed information before the time of…

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A card distributed to patrons at the Lawrence Public Library telling them about the upcoming referendum for expanding the library and asking for feedback on the proposal.

LDW_FuneralOfJSBoughton_1906-10-29.pdf
A short article announcing the funeral of J.S. Boughton, five days after his death.

TLG_Beatty-Griswold_1885-06-25.pdf
An article announcing the marriage of Nellie Frances Griswold to Herbert Beatty. The article describes the wedding, which took place in the home of Nellie's mother Helen M. Banks and stepfather George A. Banks.

WAC_JournalistsOfKansas_1878-06-15.pdf
A list of all the journalists in Kansas in the 1870s. The list includes J.S. Boughton, who was involved with newspapers both as a printer, an agent, and a traveling correspondent.

LPL_DesignDevelopment_2010.pdf
Plans for the renovation of the Lawrence Public Library by Gould Evans Architects. It shows renderings of the library renovation design as well as floor plans and layouts.

LPL_GrandOpening_2014-07-26.pdf
A colorful program of the various activities taking place in the library in celebration of the opening of its renovated building.

LPL_Floorplan_CommemorativeEdition_2014-07-26.pdf
A two page spread showing the layout of the Lawrence Public Library after its 2014 renovation. It shows the different areas of the library, including adult fiction, media, teen zone, children's corner, computer lab, local history, etc.

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A photograph of Lillian J. Constant's grave marker at the Mount Hope Cemetery (Topeka, Kan.). It shows a simple stone with her name and dates of birth and death engraved.

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A photograph of a plaque affixed to the outside of the Carnegie library building commemorating the time from 1904 to 1972 the Lawrence City Library was housed there.

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A photograph of a plaque affixed to the outside of Carnegie library building commemorating the 100 year anniversary of Langston Hughes's birth. The plaque reads, "Many Lawrence residents, including perhaps Langston Hughes, spent pleasant hours…

DulinInterview022017.pdf
Oral history interview with Richard and Barbara Dulin and their daughter Elaine Dulin Clyatt; Reverend Richard Dulin was the chairman of the Lawrence Fair Housing Coordinating Committee at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in…