Burial of John B. Denton

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Group of individuals on the Denton Square for the burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pallbearers are E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, John W. Gober, J.H. Hawkins, and W. C. Wright. The Minnis and Curtis Drugstore can be seen in the southeast corner of the square. The Exchange National Bank can be seen in the background. This photo was given to the Library by Bess Minnis McFadden, according to a Denton Record Chronicle article from July 2, 1967.

(Grandpa Wright Rm. W.C.) "Mrs. William Williams 516 West Oak Street Denton, Texas. Burial of J.B. Denton on Court Square. 6 inches wide Record-Chronicle Denton, Texas"

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 8 in. mounted to 11 x 9 in.

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Creator: Unknown. November 21, 1901.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3075 times , with 27 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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Group of individuals on the Denton Square for the burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pallbearers are E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, John W. Gober, J.H. Hawkins, and W. C. Wright. The Minnis and Curtis Drugstore can be seen in the southeast corner of the square. The Exchange National Bank can be seen in the background. This photo was given to the Library by Bess Minnis McFadden, according to a Denton Record Chronicle article from July 2, 1967.

(Grandpa Wright Rm. W.C.) "Mrs. William Williams 516 West Oak Street Denton, Texas. Burial of J.B. Denton on Court Square. 6 inches wide Record-Chronicle Denton, Texas"

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 8 in. mounted to 11 x 9 in.

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Some sources indicate the reburial took place on 11-28-01; however, more sources give the date as 11-21-01.

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From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History

From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History draws on materials from the University of North Texas Libraries, the Denton Public Library, the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, and Texas Woman's University. Materials will include historic photographs, books, maps, city directories, and records from numerous Denton women's clubs. Work on this project began in March of 2006, and will continue through 2007. Funding for this project is provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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  • November 21, 1901

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  • April 28, 2006, 1:26 p.m.

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  • March 18, 2016, 3:51 p.m.

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Burial of John B. Denton, photograph, November 21, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12603/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.