[Negro Reading Room]

[Negro Reading Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph 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."
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Negro Reading Room]

[Negro Reading Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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."
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
Design for a Kitchen-Cabinet.

Design for a Kitchen-Cabinet.

Date: December 1, 1896
Creator: Webb, Samuel Baxtern
Description: Patent for a new design of kitchen cabinets with doors that open downward. Includes illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Store Interior with Staff

Store Interior with Staff

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the interior of Thornton's Drug Store. Standing inside the store is E.L. Thornton, Allen Rasey and Shella Thornton. The store is long and narrow with high ceilings. Shelves full of goods line the walls, and cabinets and produce line the walkways.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85

Date: May 20, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the size of paper supplies and filing cabinets that may be purchased by the legislature and legislative agencies.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Masonic cabinet

Masonic cabinet

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Texas Masonic Lodge piece; wooden cabinet with one shelf and locking door; Masonic insignia on one side, open book on one side, a "V" in red
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
People Playing Bridge

People Playing Bridge

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Thelma and John Berry seated around a table with a young man, playing a card game. Behind them is another group of people seated around a table. In the background is a couch and coffee table and in the background is a staircase with an ornate banister.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Portrait of Couple

Portrait of Couple

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of William Henry and Mary Susie McLamore Myatt celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Myatt is standing and wearing a dark suit and tie and cutting a three-tiered cake in the foreground. Mrs. Myatt is seated in front of a dark china cabinet. The couple is smiling.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Toilet-Cabinets

Improvement in Toilet-Cabinets

Date: November 4, 1879
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato C.
Description: Patent for improved toilet cabinets in order to better arrange "cabinets for containing sewing, writing, and shaving materials and various other articles" (lines 8-10). Provides instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Combined Dish and Clothes Washer.

Improvement in Combined Dish and Clothes Washer.

Date: August 15, 1876
Creator: Jackson, Ansberry Chapman
Description: Patent for a combined dish and clothes washer that has a tilting shelf for draining, attached to the sink for washing.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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