From the Archives: Happy 140th, Omaha Public Library!

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This 1944 photo shows some the intricately carved medallions under the cornice of the building. This corner displays Virgil, Homer and Plato.

This 1944 photo shows some the intricately carved medallions under the cornice of the building. This corner displays Virgil, Homer and Plato.

Omaha Public Library
A corner of the library at 19th & Harney, showing some of the medallions under the cornice. Pictured are Virgil, Horace and Plato.
July 17, 1944

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