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 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Minnis, Madden & Co.

Minnis, Madden & Co.

Date: 1892-1894?
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior view of the Minnis,Madden & Co. Drug Store. Glass counters line all three visible sides of the store. Behind the counters are shelves which are filled with goods. Eight men are visible in the photograph, but only five are identified. From left: J. A. Madden (behind show case), unknown male, Dr. J. M. Inge, unknown male, unknown male, Fred Hutchinson, Mr. Shehay (first name unknown, listed as the "drug drummer"), J. A. Minnis. J. A. Minnis is behind the counter on the right. -Photograph was given to the Emily Fowler Library by Mrs. Fred (Bess) Minnis McFadden. The identifying information on this photograph says: Minnis and Curtis Drug Store, 1888; the information was written by Bess Minnis McFadden, daughter of J. A. Minnis, however, we think it is more likely that the photograph should be identified as Minnis, Madden & Co. and the time period should be around 1892-1894. This is based on the fact that the people listed on the back are Minnis & Madden and Curtis is not listed. Advertisements for Minnis, Madden & Co., are listed in the 1892 Denton County News and the 1894 business directory of Denton County. The History of Denton, Texas by ...
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Date: June 24, 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior of unidentified grocery store with five unidentified men standing in the back. There are glass counters on either side of the store with items above, below, and inside the glass. Shelving is also visible on the left side of the store, running the length of the wall and stacked full of goods.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Date: June 24, 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior of unidentified grocery store with five unidentified men standing in the back. There are glass counters on either side of the store with items above, below, and inside the glass. Shelving is also visible on the left side of the store, running the length of the wall and stacked full of goods.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
1894 Denton Business Directory and Handy Guide

1894 Denton Business Directory and Handy Guide

Date: 1894~
Creator: Colville, J.M.
Description: This business directory of Denton county includes business advertisements and information regarding updates in the county circa 1894.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton City School Grade Seven

Denton City School Grade Seven

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton City School Grade Seven

Denton City School Grade Seven

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton City School Grade Three

Denton City School Grade Three

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Class picture of Denton City School's third grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is to the far right. Standing in the back in a suit and bow tie is superintendent Professor Limbaugh. The children are all unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton City School Grade Two

Denton City School Grade Two

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Class picture of the second grade at the Denton City School for the 1894-95 school year. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is standing in the back.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton Dramatic Club

Denton Dramatic Club

Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, (middle row) Otis Graham, Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton Dramatic Club

Denton Dramatic Club

Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, Otis Graham, (middle row, left-to-right) Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row, left-to-right) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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