[Fire Chief Jack Gentry receiving a service award]

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Photograph of Fire Chief Jack Gentry receiving a service award at the City of Denton Service Awards Banquet in Denton, Texas. He served as fire chief from 1958-2002. He shakes hands with another man as others look on. Paintings line the walls behind them. The men are from left-to-right: Jim Riddlesperger, former professor of political science at UNT and member of the Denton city council; Jack Gentry; the Reverend Mark Chew, an insurance agent for Farmer's Insurance Company and pastor of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Denton; and Charlie Hopkins, a former city council member and building contractor in ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Denton (Tex.) February 3, 1983.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and one other and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 33 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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Photograph of Fire Chief Jack Gentry receiving a service award at the City of Denton Service Awards Banquet in Denton, Texas. He served as fire chief from 1958-2002. He shakes hands with another man as others look on. Paintings line the walls behind them. The men are from left-to-right: Jim Riddlesperger, former professor of political science at UNT and member of the Denton city council; Jack Gentry; the Reverend Mark Chew, an insurance agent for Farmer's Insurance Company and pastor of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Denton; and Charlie Hopkins, a former city council member and building contractor in Denton.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

City of Denton Municipal Collection

Features documents, newsletters, clippings, and photographs from the early 1900s to present day, depicting people, places, and activities about the various Departments of the City of Denton.

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  • February 3, 1983

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  • Feb. 28, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

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  • May 27, 2017, 4:05 p.m.

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Denton (Tex.). [Fire Chief Jack Gentry receiving a service award], photograph, February 3, 1983; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth833861/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.