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[1890] Denton Business Review and Directory

Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
Date: May 1890
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

1894 Denton Business Directory and Handy Guide

Description: This business directory of Denton county includes business advertisements and information regarding updates in the county circa 1894.
Date: 1894~
Creator: Colville, J.M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Aubrey Street Scene

Description: Aubrey street scene with some of the businesses identified illegibly in pencil on the front of the photograph.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Closing Exercises, Junior Scientifics, Texas Normal College

Description: Program of the closing exercises for Junior Scientifics at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas on June 18, 1891. The program includes the titles, creators, and performers of musical and poetic pieces.
Date: 1891-06-18~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement Concert, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement concert at Texas Normal College on June 17, 1891. The program includes the order of services and the titles, creators, and performers of musical pieces.
Date: 1891-06-17?
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement at Texas Normal College on July 30, 1892 includes a list of graduates and order of exercises.
Date: 1892-07-30?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Cooper Creek School

Description: School picture from Cooper Creek School for the 1893-1894 school year. The teacher is identified as Leona Gray.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Three

Description: Class picture of Denton City School's third grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is to the far right. Standing in the back in a suit and bow tie is superintendent Professor Limbaugh. The children are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Two

Description: Class picture of the second grade at the Denton City School for the 1894-95 school year. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is standing in the back.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association 1899]

Description: This Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association program includes a schedule of events and races during September 12-16, 1899. The program also contains advertisements for various fair attractions and businesses in Denton including shoe stores, furniture stores, grocers, confectioneries, butcher shops, launderers, hotels, barbers, restaurants, gun stores, and drug stores.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, (middle row) Otis Graham, Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, Otis Graham, (middle row, left-to-right) Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row, left-to-right) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Department

Description: Exterior view of the Denton Fire Department on West Oak Street. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with two horse-drawn buggies. On June 3, 1879 members of the Denton Joint Stock Company entered into an agreement to have the red brick building erected by one of the partners, a Mr.Luinis V. (L.V.) Brown. According to an article that appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle, on March 2, 1940, the building was razed by the Works Progress Administration in 1940; materials from the building were used in erecting a municipal storeroom on the city's lot just west of the municipal building. [DRC May 18, 1938, p.1]
Date: 1895?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public Schools

Description: Denton Public Schools report of Annie Parks during the session of 1899-1900. The report card contains a list of school board members, Annie's grades during both terms, and Annie's guardian's signature.
Date: c. 1899
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton's First Musical Organization

Description: Denton's first musical oranization. Pictured are: Professor M. B. Terrill, Hugh R. Grant, Oliver Thurman, Professor Boezinger, J. A. Sanders, Professor Edwards, Professor Thruman, Ida Cook, Carlotta Russell, Jim Wright, Mrs. M. B. Terrill, Ada Terrill, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, Sue Allison, Ella Saunders, Stella Terrill, and Sam Allison.
Date: 1898?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library