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1923 Cornerstone laying ceremony of the Central LibraryJanuary 24: Mayor J. Hampton Moore led a ceremony to lay the cornerstone of the central library
Construction of the steel frame of the Central LibraryJune 2: The P. H. Kelly Company completes the erection of central library's steel frame
December 5: The contract for the central library's heating and ventilating systems is awarded to John H. Cooney for $397,500; contract for the plumbing and drainage systems to the W. G. Connell Company for $236,000
1924 April 29: The contract for the central library's electrical system is awarded to the W. V. Pangborne & Company for $188,600
Alexander Stirling Calder's Fountain of three riversJuly 24: The Swann Memorial Fountain by sculptor Alexander Stirling Calder and architect Wilson Eyre at the center of Logan Circle is switched on for the first time
1925 Wedding portrait of Julian Abele and Marguerite BulleJune 6: Julian Abele marries Marguerite Bulle

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