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[Portrait of Miss Lillian Gunter]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Short History of Cooke County Library]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

Description: Letter to city council from the Gainesville Business and Professional women discussing the best location for the new library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gainesville Business and Professional Women
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Cooke County Library

Cooke Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Cooke County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Varnish

Description: Patent for invention a new and used varnished to be used is on wood, metal etc.
Date: July 14, 1885
Creator: Smith, Henry Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Registration Card for Cooke County Library]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cooke County Library

Device for Heating Sad-Irons.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in devices for heating sad irons, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 13, 1898
Creator: Newton, Francis W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Covering-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Vining, Lucinda
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Govering-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Vining, Lucinda
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gang plow, which employs "disks turning in the soil and serving to form the furrows therein"(line 8 - 10).
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Gordon, Frederick W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and useful grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Boyers, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in churns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 17, 1899
Creator: Dallin, Bruce
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hame fasteners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Rankin, Frank N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in motors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Garvey, Edgar Lee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.

Description: Patent for new and improved means for "pumping air into the tires and actuated from the wheel when the latter is in motion" (lines 18-20), including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Floating Body.

Description: Patent for improvements to balloons or floating bodies in order to provide for a floating body "consisting of a flexible air or gas receiver, made to imitate or resemble animate or inanimate objects, so as to assume when inflated the shape of a human head or bust, birds, statues, animals, or any other desired object" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
Date: November 20, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Edward Gray
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle

Description: Patent for vehicle-axle "with removable spindles which when they become worn may be easily and quickly removed and replaced by new ones." (lines 13-15); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Andrews, W. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fan Attachment for Bicycles.

Description: Patent for an overhead fan that attaches to a bicycle and derives power from the front wheel including illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew; Nance, John D. & Kennerly, Samuel J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake

Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spoon.

Description: Patent for a spoon designed to avoid spilling liquids, including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Holman, Clara Belle
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Stacking and Loading Device.

Description: Patent for "improvements in hay stacking and loading devices, the object of the invention being to provide means for erecting penannular stacks; and the same consists in the construction and arrangement of the parts, which includes a crane, its supporting means, and a hay-fork" (lines 10-16) including illustration.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: Nichols, Robert J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for "an improved lock for sliding doors. It is furthermore designed to provide an improved seal-lock especially arranged for car-doors and constructed to be automatically locked by the closing of the door and to give the latter an initial start or opening when the lock is being released, so as to facilitate the opening of the door and prevent sticking thereof" (lines 9-17).
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Ozment, David Brewer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trap

Description: Patent for a trap for the catching of small animals that can also be applied towards large animals and marine life, with illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Holland, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department