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Carnegie

[ kahr-ni-gee kahr-ney-gee, -neg-ee ]

noun

  1. Andrew, 1835–1919, U.S. steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland.
  2. Dale, 1888–1955, U.S. author and teacher of self-improvement techniques.
  3. a city in SW Pennsylvania.


Carnegie

/ ˈkɑːnəɡɪ; kɑːˈneɪ- /

noun

  1. CarnegieAndrew18351919MUSScottishBUSINESS: manufacturerPHILANTHROPY: philanthropist Andrew. 1835–1919, US steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland: endowed public libraries, education, and research trusts


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In addition to establishing universities, libraries, symphonies, and art galleries, wealthy capitalists such as Carnegie founded natural history museums.

If you look at the old generation of philanthropists like Rockefeller and Carnegie, they pretty much built their businesses and then at some ripe age retired and became philanthropists.

From Time

Carnegie was also an immigrant who was embraced by America and in return created the world’s first and greatest public library system.

From Time

At Vartan’s instigation, we started an annual higher education summit with Carnegie.

From Time

“We’re drinking from a firehose right now,” said Wendy Freedman, also a cosmologist at Chicago and Carnegie and Madore’s wife and collaborator.

“At the end of the Carnegie year, the book was barely started,” Caro said.

Examine photographs of Andrew Carnegie, J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Mellon, and Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Rockefeller, Carnegie, J.P. Morgan: This country used to produce impressive if immoral captains of industry.

I no longer need to buy books or get the newspaper delivered or go to the library Andrew Carnegie paid for.

Carnegie donated the money for 3,000 public libraries in 47 states and seven foreign countries.

Out of their flesh and bone grew the great steel industry; on their blood fattened the powerful Carnegie Company.

Perfidious Carnegie shrank from the task, having recently proclaimed the gospel of good will and harmony.

With the elimination of Frick, responsibility for Homestead conditions would rest with Carnegie.

Another billionaire, Mr. Carnegie, gives his millions to found libraries.

These are the words which Mr Carnegie quotes with the greatest relish.

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