Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was a Scottish immigrant who is remembered for his industrialist fortune and philanthrophy. Carnegie made his fortune through steel and railroad businesses.
For more information about Andrew Carnegie, see this entry from PBS' American Experience: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/carnegie-biography/
You can also read about some of the impact of Carnegie's philanthrophy in NC here: https://www.ncpedia.org/carnegie-libraries
This photograph of Andrew Carnegie taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) circa 1905.
Johnston, Frances Benjamin. Andrew Carnegie. Circa 1905. Photograph. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC. https://www.loc.gov/item/2001703916/.
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