Interview about the Demolition of the Carnegie Library

Dublin Core

Title

Interview about the Demolition of the Carnegie Library

Description

Grinton I. Will and his wife Clarissa L. Will talk about the demolition of the Yonkers Carnegie Library.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

J. Williams

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

1/13/1983

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.016.002

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

J. Williams

Interviewee

Grinton I. Will and Clarissa L. Will

Original Format

Cassette tape

Duration

4:36

Time Summary

:36-Mr. Will talks posts in the Herald Statesman about the imminent destruction the Carnegie Library.
1:26-Mr. Will organizes a group of people to go to Albany to try to make the Carnegie Library a historic landmark.
2:03-The Yonkers city council changed the route of the road that was being built so it was necessary to demolish the Carnegie Library.
3:45-Library service challenge-getting word to the public.
4:05-Grinton I. Will not being paid two months in a row during the Great Depression.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Interview about the Demolition of the Carnegie Library,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed May 20, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/558.