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Posted 04.11.11 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Robert Dawson & Josh Wallaert: Public Library: An American Commons



Tulare County Free Library, Allensworth, California.

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Public Library: An American Commons
On Places, photographer Robert Dawson documents public libraries across the United States, emphasizing their vital  — and now threatened — role as an American commons.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Josh Wallaert is the associate editor of Places. He lives in San Francisco.
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Robert Dawson is founder and co-director of the Water in the West Project and an Instructor of Photography at San Jose State University and Stanford University.
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