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George V. Huffmon

Description: Portrait of George V. Huffmon in a military uniform.
Date: 1906
Creator: Lucerne Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

W. C. Wright Died Last Wednesday

Description: Newspaper article contains a summary of the life and death of W. C. Wright, an early settler in Denton, Texas. W. C. Wright died at the age of 70 after having lived under three flags, having served in the Texas Cavalry during the Civil War, and having served in a local militia. Wright became a wealthy farmer and trader and built and operated the Wright's Opera House. He was survived by his wife and seven children including Mrs. Effie Wright Williams.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library