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Did you know that Andrew Carnegie founded 2500 libraries around the world including the Picton library   #livinghistory #thisdayinhistory #historymoments

Did you know that Andrew Carnegie founded 2500 libraries around the world including the Picton library

ALA 2013: Richard Ford, Timothy Egan Win Carnegie Medals at Packed ALA. At a reception last night in Chicago, Richard Ford and TImothy Egan were awarded the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Ford took home fiction honors for his novel, 'Canad'a (Ecco), while Egan took home the nonfiction prize for 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis' (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

The American Library Association (ALA) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than members.

The Picton Library is one of 125 libraries built in Canada by American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, one of the richest men in the world at the turn of the 20th century.  #livinghistory #thisdayinhistory #historymoments

The Picton Library is one of 125 libraries built in Canada by American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, one of the richest men in the world at the turn of the century.

Alexander Graham Bell 1847-1922: It took a mind like Bell’s to invent the telephone, but the Scot was a workaholic who slept only three hours a night and said: “I have my periods of restlessness when my brain is crowded with ideas tingling to my fingertips when I am excited and cannot stop for anybody.” Mirror.co.uk http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/genius-quirk-weird-rituals-historys-2467868#ixzz2iD1KM6YK

Genius at quirk: The weird rituals of history's greatest minds

Alexander Graham Bell  An eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Date: 1904. Photographer: Unknown – Print from Library of Congress.

100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time

Frame and hang portraits in school room. Alexander Graham Bell An eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Date: Photographer: Unknown – Print from Library of Congress.

In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922),  a Scottish-born American scientist best known as the inventor of the telephone, worked at a school for the deaf while attempting to invent a machine that would transmit sound by electricity.

In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell a Scottish-born American scientist best known as the inventor of the telephone, worked at a school for the deaf while attempting to invent a machine that would transmit sound by electricity.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite. He held 350 different patents, dynamite being the most famous. He used his fortune to posthumously institute the Nobel Prizes. The synthetic element nobelium was named after him. "I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results."

Alfred Bernhard Nobel October 1833 – 10 December was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite and he used his fortune to posthumously institute the Nobel Prizes.

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell, 1902

A 1902 black and white photograph of Helen Keller conversing with benefactor, Alexander Graham Bell.

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur - inventor of pasteurization, responsible for many breakthoughs in disease prevention, he also definitively proved that life cannot spontaneously arrive from non-life.

This is a famous photo, taken in 1894, of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her by rena

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.

HECHOS & VIDAS: ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL http://hechosyvidas.blogspot.com/2014/10/alexander-graham-bell.html

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

Alexander Graham Bell (March 1847 – August was an eminent Scottish scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

The Wright Brothers...need I say pioneers in Aviation...

We have the Wright brothers! Orville & Wilbur Wright Wilbur, born in Indiana, was responsible, along with his brother Orville, for the first airplane flight. If they could only see it now.

alexander graham bell  a true hero for america and the deaf community

Alexander Graham Bell

Famous Scientists - Biographies of World Famous Scientists Alexander Fleming was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum". Fleming's discoveries brought new hope to mankind in battling certain diseases and treating bacterial infections.

Alexander Fleming was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who had discovered enzyme lysozyme and antibiotic penicillin. Read this brief biography to know more about his life.

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