[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten, February 4 & 12, 1947]

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Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Isaac "Ike" S. Moten in Giddings, on February 4 & 12, 1947. The first letter discusses a gift of meat and sausage sent to the Motens by Ike, and his recent illness. Dr. Moten asks him to get some supplies for his tenant. In the second letter, Dr. Moten offers to treat Ike's illness.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. {1947-02-04, 1947-02-12}.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History and one other and was provided by Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 38 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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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Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Isaac "Ike" S. Moten in Giddings, on February 4 & 12, 1947. The first letter discusses a gift of meat and sausage sent to the Motens by Ike, and his recent illness. Dr. Moten asks him to get some supplies for his tenant. In the second letter, Dr. Moten offers to treat Ike's illness.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

Notes

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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  • {1947-02-04, 1947-02-12}

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  • February 4, 1947 - February 12, 1947

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 15, 2007, 10:59 p.m.

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  • Oct. 22, 2015, 5:28 p.m.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. [Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten, February 4 & 12, 1947], letter, {1947-02-04, 1947-02-12}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21451/: accessed December 7, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum.