[Short History of Cooke County Library]

[Short History of Cooke County Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Document of a brief history of Cooke County Library, including information and statistics beginning from the early 1900s. It discusses the need for a new library which would be built in 1963.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gainesville Business and Professional Women
Description: Letter to city council from the Gainesville Business and Professional women discussing the best location for the new library.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Portrait of Miss Lillian Gunter]

[Portrait of Miss Lillian Gunter]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of a woman identified as Miss Lillian Gunter. She is wearing a light-colored shirt with a blue tie and glasses. The background of the photograph appears to be tinted.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Registration Card for Cooke County Library]

[Registration Card for Cooke County Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Registration card for Avinelle Davis, a patron of Cooke County Library. The card features the patron's name, address, occupation, and reference (Nellie E. Davis). It is one of the first registration cards for the library.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
Texas - Indian Territory : Gainesville quadrangle.

Texas - Indian Territory : Gainesville quadrangle.

Date: [1902]
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: Map shows the early twentieth century topography of the Gainesville, Texas region. Scale [1:125,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Lawn-Mower.

Lawn-Mower.

Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Runyon, Edwin Elijah
Description: Patent for an improved lawn mower by having a cutter-bar and finger-bar work together to cut grass that close to trees, fences and or other obstructions, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Cole, Henry J.
Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings known as “automatic” by providing actuate means to “throw the pin downward and locks the link in a horizontal position.” (Lines 24-25) For uncoupling the cars from either the top or either side of the car; “a spring-actuated device is provided for keeping the link in a horizontal position with a yielding force.” (Lines 27-29) Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cultivator and Scraper.

Cultivator and Scraper.

Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: Huneycutt, Noah
Description: Patent for improvements in cultivators and scrapers: "The object of our invention is to provide a cultivator and scraper of simple and economical construction" (lines 15-17).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Obuch, William
Description: Patent for a support for quilting frames that can be attached to a sewing machine. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fishing-Tool for Oil-Wells.

Fishing-Tool for Oil-Wells.

Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Mills, John Andrew
Description: Patent for improvements in fishing tool for oil wells: "in connection with oil well drilling and pumping apparatus" (lines 9-10).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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