[Scrapbook Page: Denton Golden Anniversary Class]

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Scrapbook page containing a newspaper clipping that includes an image of the 1903 Denton High School Diploma and caption text below, which says: "DHS Golden Anniversary Class -- Graduates of Denton High School in 1903 received a diploma complete with a picture of the class. The diploma is the only one known which has a picture of the entire graduating class. Graduates are seated, left to right, Bessie Edwards (now of College Station), the late Silas Fry, Bessie Hogue (now of Dallas) and George Hopkins Sr., of Denton. Standing, left to right, the late W. H. Francis Gretna Cobbs (now ... continued below

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

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Denton Public Library

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Scrapbook page containing a newspaper clipping that includes an image of the 1903 Denton High School Diploma and caption text below, which says: "DHS Golden Anniversary Class -- Graduates of Denton High School in 1903 received a diploma complete with a picture of the class. The diploma is the only one known which has a picture of the entire graduating class. Graduates are seated, left to right, Bessie Edwards (now of College Station), the late Silas Fry, Bessie Hogue (now of Dallas) and George Hopkins Sr., of Denton. Standing, left to right, the late W. H. Francis Gretna Cobbs (now Mrs. H. L. Davis of Midway, Ky.), the late Mat Davenport and the late Blanch Hoskins.

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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-04b
  • Call Number: D.TEX 976.4555 DEN Scrapbook II, p. 70
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth643112

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[Scrapbook Page: Denton Graduates and Pioneer Citizens Clippings]

Scrapbook page with a number of newspaper clippings and a photograph, near the top. In the image, a group of women are gathered together; information below the photo says: "'Sillies' Denton High School 1916." and also identifies the persons who are pictured. Newspaper clippings discuss (counterclockwise) the Denton High School commencement speaker -- Charles I. Francis -- for the 1916 graduates; information about the 59 seniors graduating from Denton High school in 1916; an account of the Denton High School graduation in 1900; and the honorees for Denton's Centennial Pioneer Recognition and Homecoming Day.

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[Scrapbook Page: Denton Golden Anniversary Class], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth643112/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.