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faces the Mobile Highway, while the Trenholm campus is directly behind it, on Air Base Boulevard, but separated by the main railroad tracks. Yet, considering that the structure grew out of one of Montgomery’s grand corruptions of some 35 years ago, and sat as an abandoned, half finished, hulk for […]

Trenholm Tech Library



Carnegie Library 1
…was completed in 1904 using a $50,000 gift to the local  “Library Association” from steel magnet Andrew Carnegie, for construction of a “free library”. Objection was made to the use of “Yankee charity”, but that reservation was soon overcome. Carnegie funded 2500 such public libraries, and 14 were in Alabama. […]

Carnegie Library



This life-size bronze of little Helen Keller stands quietly, unlighted, virtually un-noticed, in the back, lower Lobby of the Alabama Public Library Service out on Monticello Drive. The piece was sculpted by South Montgomery County artist Clydetta Fulmer, a graduate of Alabama Christian Academy. It depicts a young Helen sitting […]

Helen Keller Bronze Statue