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 Decade: 1900-1909
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
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
[John B. Denton Funeral Notice]

[John B. Denton Funeral Notice]

Date: November 21, 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral notice for John B. Denton, who was killed by indians on May 22, 1841. The interment was held at the Denton Courthouse on November 21, 1901. This notice was given to the Denton Public Library by Mrs. R.M. Mitchell and was included in one of three scrapbooks that she made for the library.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
John Bunyan Denton

John Bunyan Denton

Date: 1907
Creator: Broome Studio
Description: Photograph of an artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
John Dunn

John Dunn

Date: August 8, 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: John Dunn standing next to a cabin made out of wood in a field.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
John W. Gober

John W. Gober

Date: 1900?
Creator: unknown
Description: John Wesley Gober standing center-frame in front of a brick house. He is wearing a dark suit with vest and matching hat. There is a brick cellar to the right and trees are visible in the background. Information found on the back of the photograph: "John W. Gober was born in Marietta, Ga., March 14, 1826. Married Miss Mary Ann Comp, November 20, 1846. Moved to Fannin County, Texas 1851 - moved to Denton County 1853. Settled on Clear Creek near Bolivar. He served 4 years in the Confederate Army. He died Feb. 23, 1905 and was buried with Masonic honors in IOOF Cemetery. Joined Co. H, Eighteenth Regiment, a partisan Rangers."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
John Wesley Gober Riding a Mule

John Wesley Gober Riding a Mule

Date: 1903?
Creator: unknown
Description: John Wesley Gober, age 77, riding a mule in the center of the image and facing to the left. The handwriting on the bottom looks like it says the photo was taken near Dumas, Moore County, about 1903.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Julia Ann Gober Wright

Julia Ann Gober Wright

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Julia Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Julia Ann Gober Wright

Julia Ann Gober Wright

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Julian Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Mildred Jackson

Mildred Jackson

Date: 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Mildred Jackson taken on her twentieth birthday. She married Ira O'Dell in Ja. 1907, in Quanah. They came to Denton County in September, 1907, and to Denton in January, 1918. Her father was Carroll Jackson.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Mounted Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten]

[Mounted Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten]

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dr. E. D. Moten wearing a tuxedo jacket, white shirt, and white bow tie. He is visible from the shoulders up.
Contributing Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum