From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 22 Matching Results

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Denton County Boosters

Description: Postcard contains a montage of baby photographs from Shaw in Denton, Texas. The postcard is labeled "Denton County Boosters."
Date: unknown
Creator: Shaw
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton County Court House and County Clerk's Office]

Description: Sam Hawkins, Dave Fry, and Maud Stringer sit in the County Clerk's office. Ms. Stringer is sitting at a desk with a mechanical typewriter. A 1963 postcard of the Denton County Courthouse is also included.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

First Baptist Church. Denton, Texas

Description: Mrs. West sent a postcard with a photograph of First Baptist Church of Denton, Texas on the front to Mrs.T. W. Buell of Roanoke, Texas on April 1, 1924. In the message, Mrs. West informs Mrs. Buell of which train she intends to ride.
Date: 1924~
Creator: The Albertype Co.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Girls College of Industrial Art, Denton, Tex.

Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Old Main Building at Girls College of Industrial Art, now known as Texas Woman's University, in Denton, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Amy A. Allen in Manhattan, Kansas. Old Main was constructed in 1903 and was the first building on campus.
Date: 1907~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Lake Dallas, Denton County, Texas

Description: Postcard of simple map of Lake Dallas in Denton County, Texas. The map includes some roads around the lake.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Library Building N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Library Building at the North Texas State Normal College, now known as the University of North Texas, in Denton.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Main Building N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Main Building of North Texas State Normal College, now known as the University of North Texas, in Denton. A dirt road and barbed wire fence are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

North Texas State Normal School, Denton, Tex.

Description: Postcard contains photograph of several buildings at the North Texas State Normal College, now known as the University of North Texas, in Denton.
Date: 1907~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Picture Postcard of Denton Square

Description: Picture postcard of the Denton Square showing the buildings and many horse-drawn carriages and people. Printed on the image is "On the Square, Denton, Texas"
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Residence of Dr. Bizzell, President C. I. A., Denton, Texas

Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Dr. Bizzell's residence while he was the president of the College of Industrial Arts, now known as Texas Woman's University. The residence was called the President's Home and Dr. Bizzell was the first president to occupy it in 1912.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Residence of Dr. Bruce, President N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard includes photograph of the residence of Dr. Bruce, President of North Texas state Normal College in Denton, Texas, from 1906-1923. According to "Down the Corridor of Years: A Centennial History of the University of North Texas in Photographs," the President's Home was constructed in 1909 and razed in 1958. (p50)
Date: 1919
Partner: Denton Public Library

Science Building N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Science Building at the North Texas State Normal College, now known as the University of North Texas, in Denton. The building was completed in 1910 and was located at the corner of Avenue A and Hickory until it was razed in 1967.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Southern Hotel, Denton, Texas postcard]

Description: Postcard contains color artwork of the Southern Hotel in Denton, Texas. The hotel possesses a fully air conditioned coffee shop, Dixie Belle and Starlight dining rooms, and free parking. In 1956, the Southern Hotel was listed in Duncan Hines "Lodging for a Night and Adventures in Good Eating," and according to the December 1956 issue of Doings in Denton, the "Hines organization inspected the rooms, room service, the food and dining-room service recently."
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Two Unidentified Small Boys in White

Description: Two unidentified small boys in white clothing on a picture postcard. The boy on the left is standing on the white and black diamond-checkered floor while the boy on the right (the younger child) is sitting in a wooden chair covered with a fur throw. Writing on the back indicates that their ages are 26 and 6 months. The postcard is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Page.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library