Austin Library (First Public Library)

Description:

Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.

Creator(s): Young, Moon
Location(s): United States - Texas - Liberty County
Creation Date: 1950
Partner(s):
Cleveland Historic Society
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 72
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Liberty County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in. -- change as necessary according to UNT Libraries guidelines

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Education - Community
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Cleveland Historic Society
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CHS-Edu-000212
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth117746
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image