[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Myrtle Moten Dabney, March 16, 1947]

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Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his daughter Myrtle, on March 16, 1947, explaining why he sent her money although she did not ask, and telling her that she may call anytime at his expense.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. March 16, 1947.

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Denton's Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum contributes local history photographs from the Harpool Farm Collections, and through the ongoing project From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, they will provide historic photographs of the communities in Denton County.

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Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his daughter Myrtle, on March 16, 1947, explaining why he sent her money although she did not ask, and telling her that she may call anytime at his expense.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Dr. Moten and his family were early residents of Quakertown, residing in Denton from 1907-1920. He was the only African American physician in Denton County during that time period. In 1920, he and his family moved to Indianapolis.

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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.

Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection

This is an archival collection regarding Dr. Edwin D. Moten (1875-1955), an African American physician who resided in Denton, Texas from 1907-1919. The collection contains family photographs along with personal and business correspondence from Dr. Moten.

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  • March 16, 1947

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  • Feb. 15, 2007, 11:18 p.m.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. [Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Myrtle Moten Dabney, March 16, 1947], letter, March 16, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21440/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum.