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 County: Denton County, TX
 Collection: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
[Pilot Point Town Square]
Photograph of 1876 Pilot Point Town Square filled with traffic. There are saloons and stores in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38445/
Pioneer Woman Statue
Photograph of a white marble statue of a pioneer woman on the campus of Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas. It was sculpted by Leo Friedlander in 1938. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth44945/
William E. Drenner
Photograph of William E. Drenner, President of Denton County National Bank in Denton, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43450/
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