[Negro Reading Room]

Description:

Negative of Negro Reading Room in a sub-story of the Carnegie Building. Windows line the left wall, and shelves line the right wall. In the foreground, there is a desk with stationary supplies on it. A wicker basket is sitting in front of it. Behind the desk, there is a table with chairs surrounding it, and stacks of papers sitting on the top. In the background, there are shelves partially filled with books, with a glass cabinet in the center. Text below the image says "Negro Reading Room, in sub-story of Public Library[.] Gainesville[,] Texas."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Cooke County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Cooke County Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 11
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Cooke County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1914~  
Description:

Negative of Negro Reading Room in a sub-story of the Carnegie Building. Windows line the left wall, and shelves line the right wall. In the foreground, there is a desk with stationary supplies on it. A wicker basket is sitting in front of it. Behind the desk, there is a table with chairs surrounding it, and stacks of papers sitting on the top. In the background, there are shelves partially filled with books, with a glass cabinet in the center. Text below the image says "Negro Reading Room, in sub-story of Public Library[.] Gainesville[,] Texas."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 7 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Carnegie Building | reading rooms | desks | tables | chairs | books | shelves | cabinets
Partner:
Cooke County Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CCL008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth121674
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image