[Scrapbook Page: First Baptist Church, Denton]

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Scrapbook page with several clippings about First Baptist Church in Denton, Texas. The story in the upper right part of the page has an image of the original First Baptist church building (which burned) and the article discusses the centennial celebrations to honor the founding of the church. A newspaper clipping on the left side of the page discusses a Sunday School class at the church made up of students who cannot speak or hear and has a photograph of the teachers and students. At the bottom of the page, there is a color photograph of the church building with ... continued below

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[1] p. : ill. ; 36 x 27 cm. Denton County History Scrapbook II.

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  • Main Title: [Scrapbook Page: First Baptist Church, Denton]
  • Added Title: 'Mother' Church now 100
  • Added Title: Our Deaf Mutes

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Scrapbook page with several clippings about First Baptist Church in Denton, Texas. The story in the upper right part of the page has an image of the original First Baptist church building (which burned) and the article discusses the centennial celebrations to honor the founding of the church. A newspaper clipping on the left side of the page discusses a Sunday School class at the church made up of students who cannot speak or hear and has a photograph of the teachers and students. At the bottom of the page, there is a color photograph of the church building with the message "Welcome to the church with a gospel program that is Christ centered, Bible based, and life related."

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[1] p. : ill. ; 36 x 27 cm. Denton County History Scrapbook II.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: DPL_RTH14-PH-05a
  • Call Number: D.TEX 976.4555 DEN Scrapbook II, p. 92
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth643104

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[Scrapbook Page: Denton Churches] (Text)

[Scrapbook Page: Denton Churches]

Scrapbook page with several newspaper clippings about churches in Denton, Texas. At the top of the page, a diamond-shaped clipping has an image of a church building and says "Rally Day Sunday October 20" (left) next to an article about the construction of First Methodist Church and how they acquired the property for their location. In the center of the page, there is a photograph of two large buildings on a street, with the label "First Methodist Church." At the bottom of the page, there is a photograph of an L-shaped church building with the caption "The Asbury Methodist Church - 1919 North Elm St."

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[Scrapbook Page: Denton Churches], ark:/67531/metapth643111

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[Scrapbook Page: First Baptist Church, Denton], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth643104/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.