NRHP: Auld Public Library

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Auld Public Library

Auld Public Library

NRHP Reference #: 93001404

NRHP Listing Date: 19931210


537 N Webster, Red Cloud, Webster County, Nebraska

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Constructed in 1917-18, the Auld Public Library is an excellent example of educational architecture in Red Cloud. Designed in the Neo-Classical style, the building is a fine representative of early twentieth-century library design as found in communities throughout Nebraska during this period. This facility was the result of William T. Auld's generous donation to erect the first permanent library for the community.

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