[Two Cooke County Library Branches]

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Photographs of two branches of the Cooke County Library system. The top image is identified as Carnegie Library. The brick building is two-stories high, with a stairway leading to a doorway in the front. Windows covered by awnings are on both sides the stairway. Trees surround the building and street sign is located on the corner that says "Main," "Denton," and has a "One Way" sign with an arrow pointing right. Text above the image says "Book # T148 [/] NSI ID H4650099.08 [/] Story 99 [/] PIC 1 [/] COLS 1 [/] 58% [/] Page # [/] Picture # ... continued below

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2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm., on sheet 28 x 22 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Cooke County Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 64 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cooke County Library

In 1921, Cooke County officially established its public library, although the institution had been in development since 1899 when the XLI Club of Gainesville started a subscription library for $1.00 a year. They provide services to residents of all of Cooke County.

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Photographs of two branches of the Cooke County Library system. The top image is identified as Carnegie Library. The brick building is two-stories high, with a stairway leading to a doorway in the front. Windows covered by awnings are on both sides the stairway. Trees surround the building and street sign is located on the corner that says "Main," "Denton," and has a "One Way" sign with an arrow pointing right. Text above the image says "Book # T148 [/] NSI ID H4650099.08 [/] Story 99 [/] PIC 1 [/] COLS 1 [/] 58% [/] Page # [/] Picture # [/] T148 [c]Gainesville Carnegie Library."

The bottom image is identified as Cooke County Library on Weaver Street in Gainesville, Texas. There are two doorways set back from the front wall of the building. The front is made of two patterned brick sections, with a light-colored section in the center; text in the center says "Cook Cou[nty Libra]ry." Two sets of steps lead to the building, and a tree is growing in between them. Text above the image says "Book # T148 [/] NSI ID H4650099.08 [/] Story 99 [/] PIC 2 [/] COLS 1 [/] 58% [/] Page # [/] Picture # [/] T148 [c]Cooke County Library [md] We." Text below the image says "Cooke County Library[,] Weaver Street Between Main [and] Pecan[.] 1963 -."

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2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm., on sheet 28 x 22 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: CCL033
  • Accession or Local Control No: CCL034
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth121699

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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  • Oct. 4, 2010, 11:13 a.m.

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[Two Cooke County Library Branches], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121699/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cooke County Library.