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Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public Library Reading Room

Description: View of the reading room at the Denton Public Library. Emily Fowler is visible at the check-out desk in the background. The furniture was prominently advertised in the Denton Record-Chronicle as being "Remington Rand" furnishings.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Fowler, Emily

Description: Portrait of Emily Fowler in the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Map of Denton County

Description: Hand-drawn map of Denton County by Mrs. Sena Mounts Wright that was hung behind the checkout desk at the Denton Public Library. The brands of various Texas ranches are visible on either side of the map.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Reading Room

Description: View of the reading room at the Emily Fowler Public Library, also known as the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Reading Room

Description: View of the reading room at the Emily Fowler Public Library, also known as the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Roy O. Minton Memorial Shelf

Description: Photograph of the Roy O. Minton Memorial Shelf in the Emily Fowler Public Library. Books from left to right: The Disappearing Daily by Oswald Garrison Villard, Peace of Mind by Joshua Loth Lichman, Men Who Have Walked With God by Sheldon Cheney, And Another Thing by Howard Spring, Christ and the Fine Arts by Cynthia Pearl Maus, Across the Unknown by Stuart Edward White and Harwood White, The Stars Are Still There by Stuart Edward White, The Unobstructed Universe by Stuart Edward White, The Shore Dimly Seen by Ellis Gibbs Arnall, Where Are We Heading? by Sumner Welles, [unknown book], [unknown book], [unknown book], Radio Physics Course by Alfred A Ghirardi, Book of Small Houses by Harold E. Group, Architects' and Builders' Reference Book by Frank Halstead, Popular Home Decoration by Mary Davis Gillies, The Best Days: 1944-1945 by Mantle, San Antonia: City in the Sun by Green Peyton, The Roosevelt I Knew by Frances Perkins, The Autobiography of William Allen White by William Allen White, Last Chapter by Ernie Pyle, The Texas Republic by William Ransom Hogan, Texas by Owen White, The American by Henry James, [unknown book], The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, [unknown book], The Show Piece by Atkinson.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library