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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
[A. R. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

[A. R. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Description: War Ration Book that belonged to A. R. Saltsman. The booklet contains several unused ration stamps.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Description: War Ration Book that belonged to Philip F. Saltsman. The booklet contains unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Harris Family, War Ration Books and tokens, Sept. 7, 1944]

[Harris Family, War Ration Books and tokens, Sept. 7, 1944]

Date: 1943~
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Description: Five war ration books within a ration book cover provided by Denton County National Bank. The ration books belonged to Mary Jean Harris, Shirley Francis Harris, Helen F. Harris, Mrs. W. B. Francis, and John Richard Harris III. The ration books contain several unused ration stamps.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Hand-Book of Northern Texas

Hand-Book of Northern Texas

Date: 1886
Creator: C.S. Burch Publishing Company
Description: Overview of the north Texas region encompassing Collin, Denton, Fannin, and Grayson Counties for potential visitors, including information about the landscape and climate, the farming and ranching industries, notable persons and businesses, and other information about the area.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Scrapbook Page: Second Birthday Party #1]

[Scrapbook Page: Second Birthday Party #1]

Date: 1960-11~
Creator: unknown
Description: Scrapbook page with three photographs and a handwritten title that says "Second Birthday Party, Flag Ceremony - 2 Year Stars Awarded." In the photographs, the girls of Brownie Girl Scout Troop #42 are seated around several wooden tables that have been pushed together and each girl has a glass "Coca Cola" bottle in front of her.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Scrapbook Page: Second Birthday Party #2]

[Scrapbook Page: Second Birthday Party #2]

Date: 1960-11~
Creator: unknown
Description: Back of a scrapbook page labeled "Second Birthday Party, Flag Ceremony - 2 Year Stars Awarded." There are three photographs on the page, each of which is of two girls standing on either side of an American flag. Each of the girls is wearing a dress or a skirt and blouse. Handwritten notes label the girls, clockwise, left to right: Sherrie, Peggy, Debra, Bethel, Adele, Patty.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Scrapbook Title Page: Journey into Yesterday]

[Scrapbook Title Page: Journey into Yesterday]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Page from a scrapbook titled "Journey into Yesterday," which has a photograph in the center, with the caption "Denton's first public school building, opened in 1884."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Scrapbook Page: Robert E. Lee School]

[Scrapbook Page: Robert E. Lee School]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Scrapbook page with a photograph of a school building in the center, which has the caption "Robert E. Lee School, 1909."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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