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Cooke County Library, Gainesville, Texas: Library Floor Plan

Description: Floor plan of the Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. Furniture is noted on the layout with a handwritten list of furniture included in the lower-left corner. Handwritten sketches are added around the edges of the floor plan and on the back of the map. Scale 1:96.
Date: November 9, 1962
Creator: Remington Rand, Inc. Library Bureau Division.
Item Type: Map

[Letter to Councilman]

Description: Letter to city councilman from Mrs. E. E. Wright, Jr. discussing information about Cooke County Library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, Mrs. E. E., Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[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

[Assembly Room]

Description: Negative 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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Drawing of Cooke County Library]

Description: Ink drawing of the front of Cooke County Library. The front of the building says "Cooke County Library." There is a tree in front of the building. Text above the building says "November, 1965."
Date: November 1965
Item Type: Artwork

[Entrance and Periodical Room]

Description: Photograph of entrance and Periodical Room in the Carnegie Building. On the left, there is a bulletin board with several papers attached to it. To the right of the board, there are two columns, two benches to the right of the columns, and two school desks beside the benches; they are separated by a walkway. The walkway leads to a taller desk on the right. In the background, there are two tables with sets of chairs and a rack with hanging newspapers to the left. Behind the tables and rack, there are shelves filled with periodicals. Text below the image says "Entrance and Periodical Room[,] Public Library. Gainesville[,] Texas. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Exterior View of Carnegie Library]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Carnegie Library. A car is parked along its curb. A street sign at the corner says "Main;" a black sign with a white arrow below it says "One Way." The brick building is two-stories tall, and a stairway leads to a door in the front. Trees surround the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front of Cooke County Library]

Description: Photograph of a front-view of Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. The building is one-story high with white marble walls. In front of the building, there are two sets of steps, a flowerbed with bushes in between them, and a pink flowering tree in a yard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front View of Carnegie Building]

Description: Negative of front-view of Carnegie Building. The brick building is two-stories tall, with a staircase leading to a set of doors in the front. Two lamps are on both sides of the doorway. In the foreground, there is a sidewalk. In the background, there are other buildings. Text below the image says "Public Library. Gainesville[,] Texas. Gift of Andrew Carnegie. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front View of Carnegie Library]

Description: Photograph of a front-view of Carnegie Library. In the foreground, a car is driving down the street. Behind the car, the Bookmobile is parked in front of the library. Several trees surround the building. To the right of Carnegie Library, there are other buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front View of Cooke County Library]

Description: Photograph of a front-view of Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. The building is one-story high; there is a set-in doorway with a dark, patterned brick wall to the left, and a white marble wall to the right. The marble wall has a light fixture above text that says "Cooke County Library," a plaque that says "200," and an illegible gray plaque. In front of the building, there are two sets of steps and a flowerbed with bushes in between them. A pink, flowering tree is in a yard in the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front View of Cooke County Library]

Description: Photograph of a front-view of Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. The building is one-story high with white marble walls. On the left of the building, there is a light fixture above text that says "Cooke County Library," a plaque that says "200," and an illegible gray plaque. In front of the building, there are two sets of steps and a flowerbed with bushes in between them. A pink, flowering tree is in a yard in the front. In the background, there are cars.
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

[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