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Denton High School Girl's Basketball Team

Description:

Team photo of the 1907 Denton High School girls' basketball team. Pictured are: Katie Bass, Bess Browder, Lula Evers, Mary Williams, Alice Mounts, Maude Bruce, Mary Bart, Ina Fritz, Alice Cowan, Emma Belle Lipscomb, Lola Parker, Anna Banks, Nell Bayless, Blanche Thomason.

The newspaper caption read: Girls' Basketball Team. "These young ladies were members of Denton High School's second basketball team. All but two of them changed their names with marriage. Their married names and their residences were supplied by Mrs. Clarence A. Tripp of Denton, the former Lula Evers. Kneeling, left to right, are Emma Belle Lipscomb (Mrs. Owen Johnson of California), Lola Parker (Mrs. E. H. Walpole of Oklahoma City), Anna Banks (now Dr. Banks of New York City), Nell Bayless (Mrs. John Underwood of Dallas), Blanche Thomason (Mrs. David C. Wiley of Monahans). Standing left to right, Katie Bass (Mrs. Donald O'Neil of Dallas), Bess Browder (Mrs. Bess McCullar of Taos, N.M.), Lula Evers (Mrs. Tripp), Mary Williams (Mrs. J. B. Stevenson of Wellington), Coach Alice Mounts (Mrs. Clarence Cockerell of Dallas), Coach Maud Bruce (Mrs. Campbell Duggan of Opalika, Ala.), Mary Barb (Mrs. Joe Elliott of Forney), Ina Fritz, (Mrs. M. L. O'Banion of Houston) and Alice Cowan (Dr. Cowan of Canyon).

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County
Creation Date: 1907
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 572
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1907
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Team photo of the 1907 Denton High School girls' basketball team. Pictured are: Katie Bass, Bess Browder, Lula Evers, Mary Williams, Alice Mounts, Maude Bruce, Mary Bart, Ina Fritz, Alice Cowan, Emma Belle Lipscomb, Lola Parker, Anna Banks, Nell Bayless, Blanche Thomason.

The newspaper caption read: Girls' Basketball Team. "These young ladies were members of Denton High School's second basketball team. All but two of them changed their names with marriage. Their married names and their residences were supplied by Mrs. Clarence A. Tripp of Denton, the former Lula Evers. Kneeling, left to right, are Emma Belle Lipscomb (Mrs. Owen Johnson of California), Lola Parker (Mrs. E. H. Walpole of Oklahoma City), Anna Banks (now Dr. Banks of New York City), Nell Bayless (Mrs. John Underwood of Dallas), Blanche Thomason (Mrs. David C. Wiley of Monahans). Standing left to right, Katie Bass (Mrs. Donald O'Neil of Dallas), Bess Browder (Mrs. Bess McCullar of Taos, N.M.), Lula Evers (Mrs. Tripp), Mary Williams (Mrs. J. B. Stevenson of Wellington), Coach Alice Mounts (Mrs. Clarence Cockerell of Dallas), Coach Maud Bruce (Mrs. Campbell Duggan of Opalika, Ala.), Mary Barb (Mrs. Joe Elliott of Forney), Ina Fritz, (Mrs. M. L. O'Banion of Houston) and Alice Cowan (Dr. Cowan of Canyon).

Note:

The image has been cropped down to a horizontal ellipse.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 8.25 x 5.5 in. mounted to 10 x 7 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Denton High School | Bass, Katie | Browder, Bess | Evers, Lula | Williams, Mary | Mounts, Alice | Bruce, Maude | Bart, Mary | Fritz, Ina | Cowan, Alice | Lipscomb, Emma Bell | Parker, Lola | Banks, Anna | Bayless, Nell | Thomason, Blanche
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF_B-26
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth12399
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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