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[Group of Schoolchildren with Books]

Description: Photograph of a group of schoolchildren visited by the Bookmobile. The twenty boys and girls are standing in three rows. A girl in the back row is holding books in her right arm. In the background, there are trees and a house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bookmobile and Santa Claus]

Description: Photograph of the Cooke County Public Library Bookmobile. The dark-colored truck says "Cooke County Public Library[,] 'Read to Learn'" on the back side. Four men and one woman are standing in front of the truck; the third man is dressed as Santa Claus. They are identified as Emmitt Cameron, L. V. Henry, (Santa Claus,) Olna Boaz, and Cliff McMahon. In the background, there is a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Mosman and Gieb Store]

Description: Photograph of Mosman and Gieb general store, a branch of the Cooke County public library system in Lindsay, Texas. A large sign above an awning on the building says "Mosman and Gieb for General Merchandise" and "Hay and Grain." One woman and two men are standing in front of the building. In the background, there is a sign on the left side of the building that says "Best Gasoline."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Rear Entrance of Bookmobile]

Description: Photograph of the rear entrance of the Bookmobile. One woman is standing in the Bookmobile. A man wearing a suit and hat and a woman wearing a dress, flower corsage, and hat are sitting in the doorway of the Bookmobile.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Library Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a library exhibit at the Cooke County Fair. The exhibit consists of a display of books amongst figurines of trees, animals, people, and buildings. A row of plants is set behind the books and figurines. On the right side of the display, there is an American flag hanging from table. Above the display, there are several posters hanging on the wall. A banner above the posters says "Cooke County Free Library."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Rear Entrance of Bookmobile]

Description: Photograph of rear entrance of the Bookmobile. One woman is standing inside the Bookmobile. One man wearing a suit and hat is standing halfway on a step and in the doorway. In the background, there is a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carnegie Library and Bookmobile]

Description: Photograph of the Bookmobile parked outside the front of Carnegie Library. The Bookmobile is parked on the right side of the street, with its front facing left. Several trees surround Carnegie Library. To the right of the library, there are other buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Schoolchildren]

Description: Photograph of a group of schoolchildren visited by the Bookmobile. The children and teacher are standing in six rows outside of a brick building. To the left, there are trees and shrubs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bookmobile and Santa Claus]

Description: Photograph of the Cooke County Public Library Bookmobile. The dark-colored truck says "[Co]oke County Public Library[,] 'Read to Learn'" on the back side. Four men and one woman are standing in front of the truck; the third man is dressed as Santa Claus. They are identified as Emmitt Cameron, L. V. Henry, (Santa Claus,) Olna Boaz, and Cliff McMahon. In the background, there is a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Reading Room]

Description: Photograph of the Reading Room at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. There is a filled bookshelf to the left, and several tables and chairs set up to the right. A clock is hanging above the bookshelf and first table. In the background, there is a doorway to another room and shorter, filled bookshelves.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Marie Cannon Pager]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Marie Cannon Pager, at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. She is wearing glasses, a white blouse over a multi-colored blouse, and teal pants. She is posing beside shelves filled with books, with her right leg propped up. In the background, there are other bookshelves.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mrs. Ann Wood]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Ann Wood, at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. She is wearing a pale violet, patterned blouse, a pink necklace, and a pale violet skirt. She is leaning behind a tall desk with her left hand holding a roll of tape. A typewriter is sitting on the left side of the desk, and various office supplies are in the shelves under the desk. In the background, there are bookshelves and a window.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Five Library Staff Members]

Description: Photograph of five library staff members at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. They are identified (from left to right ) as Kay Bishop, Barbara Burk, Lila Davis, Jean Romero, and Ann Woods. The second woman is holding a newspaper. In the background, there are shelves filled with various objects and books.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mrs. Katy Morrison]

Description: Photograph of woman identified as Mrs. Katy Morrison, at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. She is wearing a light-blue blouse with a dark-blue emblem on the right side. In the background, there is a shelf with various office supplies, a window, and a doorway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Six Library Staff Members]

Description: Photograph of six library staff members at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. They are identified (from left to right) as Kay Bishop, Helen Neu, Ann Woods, Barbara Callaway, Fay Monden, and Dora Ward. They are standing behind a tall desk with books and stacks of cards on it. In the background, there is a card catalog and shelves filled with VHS video tapes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mrs. Margaret Hill]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Margaret Hill, at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. She is sitting in a chair at a desk; she is wearing glasses and a patterned, blue dress. The woman is holding a book in her hands with cartoon cat figures and "Richard Scarry's Best First Book Ever!" printed on the cover. In the background, there are shelves filled with various items.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children's Room]

Description: Photograph of Children's Room at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. There is a round table with several books and a sign that says "Please Do Not Leave Your Children Unattended In This Room" displayed on top of it; chairs are surrounding the table. In the background, there are filled bookshelves with books and stuffed animal toys displayed along the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Circulation Desk]

Description: Photograph of the circulation desk at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. In front of the desk, there is a plant. On top of the desk, there is a brochure with a photo of a camera and text that says "check this out," a nameplate, and a rolodex. In the background, there is a card catalog and a doorway leading to another room with windows surrounding it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mrs. Helen Neu]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mr. Helen Neu, at Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. She is sitting in a chair with her legs crossed; she is wearing glasses, a white blouse, and pants. Behind her, there is a desk with a card catalog drawer, a box of tissues, framed photographs, and an open book on it. Above the desk, there is a filled bookshelf with a pencil sharpener hanging from it. To the right of the desk, there is a refrigerator.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Corner of Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of a corner in the children's section in the Carnegie Building. Several books sit on a table surrounded by chairs in the center of the image. To the left, there is a school desk. To the right, there are books on shelves. In the foreground, there are two school desks. In the background, there is a doorway leading to another room, a fireplace with a bust sculpture on the mantle, a painting above the fireplace, three school desks, and a table with a plant on it. Text below the image says, "Corner of Children[']s Section. Librarians['] room and work room beyond. Public Library, Gainesville[,] Texas" and "Boyd and Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Reference Department and Stacks]

Description: Photograph of the Reference Department and Stacks (in back of loan desk) in the Carnegie Building. Two tables with lamps on the tops and chairs surrounding them are in the center of the image; two rows of school desks are on each side of the tables. Five rows of tall shelves filled with books are to the left of the tables. In the background, there is a water fountain beside a wall to the right, shorter bookshelves, and windows above them. Text below the image says "Reference department and stacks[,] back of loan desk. Public Library, Gainesville[,] Texas. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Assembly Room]

Description: Photograph of the Assembly Room in a sub-story of the Carnegie Building. Several rows of chairs are facing the background. On the left wall, there are windows; on the right wall, there is a doorway. In the background, there is a backdrop and furnace with a pipe leading into the left wall. The backdrop is a painting of trees. Text below the image says "Assembly Room in sub-story of Public Library[.] Gainesville[,] Texas. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter]

Description: Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter from John S. Hardy. The letter discusses Miss Lillian Gunter being the first woman to purchase a poll tax in Cooke County, and women's suffrage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardy, John S.
Item Type: Letter