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 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
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
Oak Grove Church, Nearly Century Old, Stirs Memories

Oak Grove Church, Nearly Century Old, Stirs Memories

Date: c. 1953-03-05
Creator: Wooley, Pauline
Description: Newspaper clipping regarding the Little Church in the Valley in Oak Grove, Texas. Photograph of the bridge across Little Elm Creek between Lloyd and Alec Bush's Store.
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
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
First National In Sanger Expands Services, Staff

First National In Sanger Expands Services, Staff

Date: c. 1963
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Description: C. H. Easley, president of First National Bank in Sanger, initiated new and better service to his customers in 1963. He also made various improvements to the bank.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Host Of Prizes Won By Flour Mill

Host Of Prizes Won By Flour Mill

Date: unknown
Creator: Edwards, Will
Description: Two newspaper clippings describe the multitude of prizes won by Alliance Milling Co., now Morrison Milling Co. of Denton, beginning with an award at the 1888 World's Centennial Exposition in Paris. A photograph of the mill in 1946 is included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Jack Schmitz of Mortuary Dead At 71

Jack Schmitz of Mortuary Dead At 71

Date: November 16, 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph and obituary of Jack Schmitz Senior, a mortician of Denton, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Little Elm Post Office Said To Be United States' Tiniest

Little Elm Post Office Said To Be United States' Tiniest

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping regarding the first post office in Denton County, which was established in 1848. The clipping claims that the post office is the smallest in size in the United States at only 80 square feet. The clipping contains a photograph of the Little Elm Post Office and Mrs. Nellie M. Strickland, post master. A photograph and information regarding William Holt, the first mail carier in Denton County, is also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Ball Preached On Sundays, Practiced on Weekdays

Ball Preached On Sundays, Practiced on Weekdays

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two newspaper clippings provide information regarding Dr. T. A. Ball and Dr. Cuvier Liscomb, two physicians in early Denton, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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