Gentry Thompson and Dog in Automobile

Description:

Gentry Thompson sits in an automobile in a dark suit and hat and looks towards the camera. A white dog is sitting in the car in front of him. Newspaper caption reads: First Auto Here - Gentry Thompson, ginner who fancied diamonds, cars and a pet bull dog, is shown here in his auto, the first in Denton. Note the tillertype steering mechanism. His constant companion, the bull dog, went along for the ride in the dawning machine age.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County
Creation Date: c. 1900  
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 68
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1900
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Gentry Thompson sits in an automobile in a dark suit and hat and looks towards the camera. A white dog is sitting in the car in front of him. Newspaper caption reads: First Auto Here - Gentry Thompson, ginner who fancied diamonds, cars and a pet bull dog, is shown here in his auto, the first in Denton. Note the tillertype steering mechanism. His constant companion, the bull dog, went along for the ride in the dawning machine age.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 4 x 5 in. mounted to 5.25 x 6.25 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Thompson, Gentry
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF-B-44
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth12358
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public