[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, September 28 & October 2, 1943]

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Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on September 28, and October 2, 1943. In the first letter, Dr. Moten suggests that his son practice as an assistant to a doctor to get some experience, if he isn't called to the army. He also discusses Don's money troubles. In the second letter, Dr. Moten discusses treating young men who have to report to the army soon, and again mentions Don's money troubles.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. {1943-09-28, 1943-10-02}.

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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. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Located in the historic downtown district of Denton, the 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square contains historical materials available for researchers. They also have outreach programs for schools, and house artifacts on the different aspects of Denton County, from folk art and weaponry to historic families in the county.

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Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on September 28, and October 2, 1943. In the first letter, Dr. Moten suggests that his son practice as an assistant to a doctor to get some experience, if he isn't called to the army. He also discusses Don's money troubles. In the second letter, Dr. Moten discusses treating young men who have to report to the army soon, and again mentions Don's money troubles.

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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

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.

Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection

Dr. Edwin D. Moten (1875-1955) was an African American physician who lived in Denton from 1907 to 1919. This collection contains family photographs along with personal and business correspondence from Dr. Moten.

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  • {1943-09-28, 1943-10-02}

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  • September 28, 1943 - October 2, 1943

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 15, 2007, 9:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 22, 2015, 5:25 p.m.

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Moten, Edwin D., Sr. [Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, September 28 & October 2, 1943], letter, {1943-09-28, 1943-10-02}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21495/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum.