Page regarding Mrs. U.P. Stairway in order to Governor W.D. Hoard, February 19, 1890
The fresh Businessmen’s Association as well as the town council fulfilled once the a joint collection panel on may 25, 1892. The city offered to contribute the bucks to own equipment and you will maintenance. It requested Henry Elizabeth. Southwell to own their suggestions inside the ordering this new courses and you can $866 is actually invested having instructions. Of several German books was indeed bought otherwise contributed since many people you will definitely see Italian language yet not English.
Fort’s very first collection is located at 115 Southern area Main Path during the brand new northeast part off Fundamental Roadway and you may East Milwaukee to the second floor of Wigdale strengthening (today J M Carpets). For the October six, 1892, Miss Sue Nichols are leased due to the fact librarian to have $a hundred a-year and you will $10 was appropriated to have Miss Cornelia Petit to assist in getting the newest library been and you may cataloged.