Search For John B. Denton's Body

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Denton Record-Chronicle newspaper clipping describing the search for John B. Denton's body and the funeral services held at the Denton Courthouse in November 1901 in Denton, Texas. A 1900 Record-Chronicle ad helped find the grave. A photograph of John B. Denton's memorial marker at the Denton Courthouse is included.

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1 newspaper clipping , 11.5 in. x 8 in. ; mounted on paper , 10.5 in. x 14 in. Denton County History Scrapbook I.

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This clipping is part of the collection entitled: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History and was provided by the Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 803 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this clipping can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

Denton's first public library opened on June 6, 1937, in Denton County Courthouse. It quickly outgrew the space and in 1949, the City of Denton donated a tract of land on Oakland Street for a new library.

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Denton Record-Chronicle newspaper clipping describing the search for John B. Denton's body and the funeral services held at the Denton Courthouse in November 1901 in Denton, Texas. A 1900 Record-Chronicle ad helped find the grave. A photograph of John B. Denton's memorial marker at the Denton Courthouse is included.

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1 newspaper clipping , 11.5 in. x 8 in. ; mounted on paper , 10.5 in. x 14 in. Denton County History Scrapbook I.

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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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  • April 25, 2007, 12:56 p.m.

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Search For John B. Denton's Body, clipping, Date Unknown; Denton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24891/: accessed November 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.