Ariel Club

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Early picture of the Ariel Club members taken in front of the home of Mrs. John C. Coit. Pictured are: Back row: Eulallie Wright, Mrs. Joe L. Long, Mrs. H. F. Schweer, Lee Williams, Mrs. Prove Mounts, Mrs. Will Wright, Mrs. Alex R. Hann, Myrtle Brooks, Mrs. H. G. Allen, Helen Smith, Sallie Thornely. Middle Row: Mrs. Sidney J. Carroll, Mrs. J. S. Kendall, Mrs. S. A. Gibson, Mrs. John C. Coit, Mrs. C. T. Ramsdell, Mrs. Pearl McCracken, Mrs. M. S. Stout. Front row: Mrs. W. C. Edwards, Mrs. C. F. Witherspoon, Miss Alice Mounts, Mrs. L. H. Schweer, ...

"This picture of the Aerial Club was made in 1904 in front of the home of its then president, Mrs. John C. Coit, West Oak Street. It was sent to the World's Fair in St. Louis, and hung in the women's division of the star-shaped State of Texas Building in 1904-05. The Aerial Club, the first women's study group organized in Denton, and still existent, was organized in 1891. It was a charter member of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, which observed its 50th year in Hillsboro the last week of March. It was organized in Denton too. Back ...

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 13 in.

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Early picture of the Ariel Club members taken in front of the home of Mrs. John C. Coit. Pictured are: Back row: Eulallie Wright, Mrs. Joe L. Long, Mrs. H. F. Schweer, Lee Williams, Mrs. Prove Mounts, Mrs. Will Wright, Mrs. Alex R. Hann, Myrtle Brooks, Mrs. H. G. Allen, Helen Smith, Sallie Thornely. Middle Row: Mrs. Sidney J. Carroll, Mrs. J. S. Kendall, Mrs. S. A. Gibson, Mrs. John C. Coit, Mrs. C. T. Ramsdell, Mrs. Pearl McCracken, Mrs. M. S. Stout. Front row: Mrs. W. C. Edwards, Mrs. C. F. Witherspoon, Miss Alice Mounts, Mrs. L. H. Schweer, Miss Nora M. Hulett, Mrs. Charles Saunders.

"This picture of the Aerial Club was made in 1904 in front of the home of its then president, Mrs. John C. Coit, West Oak Street. It was sent to the World's Fair in St. Louis, and hung in the women's division of the star-shaped State of Texas Building in 1904-05. The Aerial Club, the first women's study group organized in Denton, and still existent, was organized in 1891. It was a charter member of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, which observed its 50th year in Hillsboro the last week of March. It was organized in Denton too. Back row-left to right: Miss Eulallie Wright, Mrs. Joe L. Long, Mrs. H.F. Schweer, Miss Lee Williams, Mrs. Prove Mounts, Mrs. Will Wright, Mrs. Alex R. Hann, Miss. Myrtle Brooks, Mrs. H. G. Allen, Miss Helen Smith and Mrs. Sallie Thornely. Middle row-left to right: Mrs. Sidney J. Carroll, Mrs. J.S. KEndall, Mrs. S.A. Gibson, Mrs. John C. Coit, Mrs. C.T. Ramsdell, Mrs. Pearl McCracken and Mrs. M.S. Stout. Front row-left to right: Mrs. W.C. Edwards, Mrs. C.F. Witherspoon, Miss Alice Mounts, Mrs. L.H. Schweer, Miss Nora M. Hulett and Mrs. Charles Saunders. (Copied from typed paper fastened to back of framed picture.)

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 13 in.

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This picture of the Ariel Club was made in 1904 in front of the home of it then president, Mrs. John C. Coit, West Oak Street. It was sent to the World's Fair in St. Louis and hung in the women's division of the star-shaped State of Texas Building in 1904-05.

The Ariel Club, the first women's study group organized in Denton and still existent, was organized in 1891. It was a charter member of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, which observed its 50th year in Hillsboro the last week of March. It was organized in Denton, too.

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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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Ariel Club, photograph, 1904; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16130/: accessed July 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.