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  Partner: Denton Public Library
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday

Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday

Date: May 23, 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: The caption reads: Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday. These 14 old timers of Denton were photographed at a party celebrating Dr. E. W. Fritz's 84th birthday. They are, back row, left to right, Noah Batis, farmer; Mrs. J. W. Underwood; Mrs. F. E. Piner, wife of an early judge; Mrs. Ida Williams, whose husband was an early photographer; Mrrs. A. J. Kittrell, wife of an early cattleman; Mrs. J. S. Chapman, wife of a mining operator; Mrs. T. A. Robinson, wife of a cotton buyer, and Mrs. Cora Elliott, dressmaker. Front row, left to right, J. W. Shaw, a photographer, Dr. Fritz; Charles Wilkins, ranchmans; J. C. Parr, farmer, Mrs. C. C. Bell, and C. C. Bell, a farmer. (photo courtesy of Sam Fritz)
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas

Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas

Date: June 1934
Creator: Gambill, R. B.
Description: Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas as adopted April 4, 1914 with amendments to August, 1934. The front cover contains an illustration of Denton city hall.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

Date: September 14, 1934
Creator: Goree, Edwin Sue
Description: Letter from Edwin Sue Goree, field worker of Texas State Library, to Mrs. W. B. Chambers, Chair of Library Club, Denton County Council, P.T.A., regarding the procurement of school books. Goree replied that the Texas State Library was not able to loan books or further assistance at present but suggested establishing a Denton county library.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Letters to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from Denton County Public Schools]

[Letters to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from Denton County Public Schools]

Date: 1935~
Creator: Denton County Public Schools
Description: Letters to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from R. L. Proffer, Superintendent of Denton County Public Schools, and Pyrene Wilson, County-School Librarian, regarding the Denton County-School Library.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Letter to Record-Chronicle from Mrs. W. B. Chambers]

[Letter to Record-Chronicle from Mrs. W. B. Chambers]

Date: May 15, 1935
Creator: Denton County Council of P.T.A.
Description: Letter to the Record-Chronicle newspaper in Denton, Texas from the Library Extension Committee of the Denton County Council of Parents and Teachers. The letter contains information about a traveling library that was created to provide books to rural schools.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Postcard to W. B. Chambers from U. W. Edwards]

[Postcard to W. B. Chambers from U. W. Edwards]

Date: October 31, 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from Mr. and Mrs. Edwards regarding the procurement of a case for the traveling library.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Unidentified Group

Unidentified Group

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified group of two men and fourteen women pose for a picture on the steps of a building. A small banner held by two of the women reads "Fidelis 1935-36."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Letter to Mrs. William Williams concerning John Chisum]

[Letter to Mrs. William Williams concerning John Chisum]

Date: April 23, 1936
Creator: Spell, Lota M.
Description: Lota M. Spell of the Advisory Board of Texas Historians wrote Mrs. Will Williams concerning the installation of a historical marker at John Simpson Chisum's home in Denton County.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Natives of the Confederate States of America

Natives of the Confederate States of America

Date: May 16, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an organization known as "Natives of the Confederate States of America" of Denton, Texas in 1936. The men and women are posing outside and wearing suits and dresses. A caption identifying the members and organization is included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Letter to Will Williams regarding the Chisum Trail]

[Letter to Will Williams regarding the Chisum Trail]

Date: July 27, 1938
Creator: J. B Cranfill, M.D. LL.D.
Description: J. B. Cranfill writes Will Williams, President of the Denton Historical Society, in response to Mr. Williams's letter about whether the Texas cattle trail should be known as the Chisholm or Chisum Trail.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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