Tucson Public Library – Fire

Faulty wiring cause a fire that totally destroyed the rotunda area, ruined the reference area, but did not hurt the circulating book collection.  This fire occurred at the Carnegie library at 200 South Sixth Avenue on February 2, 1941.


"Fire Sweeps Carnegie Library." Arizona Daily Star. Feb. 3, 1941. Page 1.

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