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[Three Cheers for George Washington]

[Three Cheers for George Washington]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard with an image of two young children looking up at a portrait of George Washington. One of the children is holding an American flag. The text in the upper left hand corner reads, "Three Cheers for George Washington." Handwritten by the little girl is "Rosa Louise", by the little boy is "Philipp", and above George Washington is "Geo." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "My dear Baby, Auntie wants to see you so bad her don't know what to do. do you love your auntie and do you want to see her from your your loving Lantie Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Feb 24, 1909.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Carolyn Scott with daughter Betty Scott at the beach]

[Carolyn Scott with daughter Betty Scott at the beach]

Date: c. 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Carolyn Scott at the beach with her baby daughter Betty (Elizabeth DeBarger Scott).
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards
[Tom Scott with daughter Betty Scott at the beach]

[Tom Scott with daughter Betty Scott at the beach]

Date: c. 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Tom Scott at the beach with his baby daughter Betty (Elizabeth DeBarger Scott).
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards
Girls' College of Industrial Arts, Denton, Texas.

Girls' College of Industrial Arts, Denton, Texas.

Date: c. 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard contains a photograph of the Old Main Building at Girls' College of Industrial Arts, now known as Texas Woman's University, in Denton, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Post Card from Bettie to Hallie Thurman]

[Post Card from Bettie to Hallie Thurman]

Date: c. 1909-04-02
Creator: unknown
Description: Post card containing letter from Bettie to Miss Hallie Thurman of Denton, Texas. The post card was processed in Ft. Worth, Texas on April 2, 1909. The front of the post card contains a photograph of a house with wood siding and a porch with columns. A brick chimney is visible on the rear of the house.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Affidavit for Garnishment after Judgement]

[Affidavit for Garnishment after Judgement]

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Affidavit includes blanks for the prosecutor and defendant of the trial, the date of the trial, and the stipulations of the judgment.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Looking Back

Looking Back

Date: 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Three Sanger Courier newspaper clippings regarding the grading of main street in 1892, a tornado that damages Sanger in 1895, and a Sanger fire in 1909. Mr. N. P. Kirkland and family are pictured.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Worsham, W.B. and Co.]

[Worsham, W.B. and Co.]

Date: c. 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Bankers doing business in a bank. Photo circa 1909. Henrietta, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[Ariel Club program for Miss Wright]

[Ariel Club program for Miss Wright]

Date: c. 1909-05-14
Creator: unknown
Description: Miss Wright's Ariel Club program is dated May 14, 1909. The program contains a list of readings, and musical pieces to be performed at the event including Chopin, Staunton, etcetera.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Figure 2 Ranch Hands on horseback

Figure 2 Ranch Hands on horseback

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of 4 ranch hands on horseback. Photograph of four Figure 2 ranch hands near Van Horn, TX, on horseback holding ropes, c. 1906-1909
Contributing Partner: Clark Hotel Museum
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