Ariel Club

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Photograph 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 ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 33 x 46 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1904.

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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 258 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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Photograph 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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 33 x 46 cm.

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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.

The paper fastened to back of framed picture reads, "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.

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From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History

These materials include historic photographs, books, maps, city directories, and records from numerous Denton women's clubs. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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  • 1904

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  • Aug. 3, 2006, 6:54 p.m.

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  • June 26, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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Ariel Club, photograph, 1904; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16130/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.