Burial of John B. Denton

Description:

Group of individuals on the Denton Square for the burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pallbearers are E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, John W. Gober, J.H. Hawkins, and W. C. Wright. The Minnis and Curtis Drugstore can be seen in the southeast corner of the square. The Exchange National Bank can be seen in the background. This photo was given to the Library by Bess Minnis McFadden, according to a Denton Record Chronicle article from July 2, 1967.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: November 21, 1901
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,155
Past 30 days: 103
Yesterday: 6
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 21, 1901
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
November 28, 1901
Description:

Group of individuals on the Denton Square for the burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pallbearers are E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, John W. Gober, J.H. Hawkins, and W. C. Wright. The Minnis and Curtis Drugstore can be seen in the southeast corner of the square. The Exchange National Bank can be seen in the background. This photo was given to the Library by Bess Minnis McFadden, according to a Denton Record Chronicle article from July 2, 1967.

Note:

Some sources indicate the reburial took place on 11-28-01; however, more sources give the date as 11-21-01.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 8 in. mounted to 11 x 9 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Denton, John B. | Denton County Courthouse | Denton Town Square
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF_C-5
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth12603
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public