W. Dale Clark Library's 1977 opening breathed life into downtown
Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin rallies at the W. Dale Clark Library in Omaha on Sept. 15, 1986.
Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00 am
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In the 1950s, Omaha won a satirical contest for having one of the worst libraries in the nation, but to Omaha residents, this denotation was no laughing matter.
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