• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1905-03-29
  • Publisher
  • Washington Post Company.
  • Description
  • This illustration entitled, "In the Limelight", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on March 29, 1905, shows Andrew Carnegie, a great philanthropist toward libraries and educational institutions, lecturing schoolboys on the importance of education. Andrew Carnegie was the epitome of the "rags to riches" dream of many Americans. After emigrating to the United States from Scotland with his parents, he worked in... more
    This illustration entitled, "In the Limelight", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on March 29, 1905, shows Andrew Carnegie, a great philanthropist toward libraries and educational institutions, lecturing schoolboys on the importance of education. Andrew Carnegie was the epitome of the "rags to riches" dream of many Americans. After emigrating to the United States from Scotland with his parents, he worked in a series of menial jobs, but then began a spectacular rise as a speculator and finally as leading steel magnate. At the height of his economic power, he sold his company to the newly formed U.S. Steel Corp and devoted the remainder of his life to philanthropy, especially endowing libraries and educational institutions. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman shows Carnegie lecturing schoolboys on the importance of education. less
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  • Unrestricted