School/Library

Houston’s Carnegie Libraries

Houston had its own Carnegie Library (originally called Houston Lyceum and Carnegie Library) downtown at the corner of McKinney and Travis (currently McKinney Place Garage) – it was built in 1904 but by 1926 it was replaced by what is now the Julia Ideson building of Houston Public Library. With the help of librarian Julia Ideson, Houston school administrator E.O.… Read more →