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 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
John B. Denton College

John B. Denton College

Date: c. 1901-09-26
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping contains information about students of John B. Denton College and the construction of the college building.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
John B. Denton College

John B. Denton College

Date: c. 1901-06-23
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping contains information about the creation of John B. Denton College in Denton, Texas. O. M. Thurman was the first president of the college.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
W. C. Wright Died Last Wednesday

W. C. Wright Died Last Wednesday

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article contains a summary of the life and death of W. C. Wright, an early settler in Denton, Texas. W. C. Wright died at the age of 70 after having lived under three flags, having served in the Texas Cavalry during the Civil War, and having served in a local militia. Wright became a wealthy farmer and trader and built and operated the Wright's Opera House. He was survived by his wife and seven children including Mrs. Effie Wright Williams.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Free on the Public Square Tonight

Free on the Public Square Tonight

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Announcement of several events to take place on the public square in Denton, Texas. Mr. R. Taliaferro Jones provided moving picture entertainment. Other attractions included a "Bull Fight" moving picture, "The Pickpocket," and a band performance.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Egan, Armie B. - Obituary, April, 1876

Egan, Armie B. - Obituary, April, 1876

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Obituary for Armie B. Egan, who died on the 11th of April, 1876 at the age of 22. Armie was the brother of the Sheriff of Denton County at that time. He was buried at the Odd Fellows' Cemetery.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
The Storm King

The Storm King

Date: c. 1877
Creator: Geers, C.W.
Description: A storm destroys buildings and damages others on April 12, 1877. Details of the storm damage and information about the Denton Monitor are also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton Potter Creates Unusual Clay Articles on Oldest 'Kick' Wheel in Texas

Denton Potter Creates Unusual Clay Articles on Oldest 'Kick' Wheel in Texas

Date: August 14, 1926
Creator: Wright, Sena Allen
Description: Guy Daugherty uses an old kick wheel from the early 1870's to create artistic pottery sold throughout the United States. Daugherty continued his father's business and roamed throughout 23 states until finally settling in Denton, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Denton County Officers and Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Button, Sr.]

[Denton County Officers and Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Button, Sr.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of George and Sarah Button of Little Elm, Texas. Mr. Button was Justice of Peace and owner of a harness, saddle, and shoe repair business in Little Elm. A list of some Denton County officers from 1848-1955 is also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Bedridden Boy Still In School

Bedridden Boy Still In School

Date: February 17, 1963
Creator: Burlage, George
Description: Newspaper clipping and photo regarding Larry Wayne Shell, a third-grader at Little Elm School. Larry broke his leg and was forced to stay at home. His family installed an intercom wire between the school and his room, so he could participate in the lessons. Mrs. Harmon was his teacher.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Date: c. 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph and newspaper clipping of the 1,041-foot bridge across Garza-Little Elm Reservoir on Farm RD 720. The bridge is near inundation due to high lake waters. Newspaper clippings regarding the affect of high lake waters on Little Elm are also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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