From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 54 Matching Results

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Allene Owens, Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, and Margaret (Peg) Bass at a Vineyard

Description: Photocopy of (from left to right) Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, Allene Owens, and Margaret (Peg) Bass in their summer dresses at a vineyard. A building is visible on the left, foliage behind the girls on the right, and a field can be seen in the background. Back of the photo says, "The Vineyard, 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Partner: Denton Public Library

Art Day Program

Description: The program lists the scheduled performances for Art Day on March 1912. The performances include "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Forget Me Not," "Oh Nightingale," and others.
Date: 1912-03~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Decatur Highway South of the Santa Fe Underpass

Description: View of unpaved Decatur Highway south of the Santa Fe railroad underpass. There is a Dodge touring car on the right side of the road. Houses are visible on the horizon on the left. Written in back of photo in blue in "This is the Ponder-Justin Rd. just South of the Santa Fe Underpass on the Old Decatur Highway with Z. Wigs' Dodge touring car in foreground.
Date: 1913
Partner: Denton Public Library

Decatur Highway Underpass

Description: Decatur Highway underpass below the Santa Fe Railroad. The road is unpaved and right before the underpass, in the distance, two unidentified men are visible standing on either side of an automobile. The highway was still in use up to 1972.
Date: 1913
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton County Clerk's Office

Description: Interior view of the Denton county clerk's office. Four men and five women are pictured sitting at or standing around desks, all are unidentified. On the right-hand wall hangs a World War I Red Cross poster that says, Have You Answered the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call? The poster was illustrated by Harrison Fisher in 1918; the Roll Call took place from Dec. 16th - 23rd.
Date: 1919?
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Hook and Ladder wagon and Chemical wagon pulled by horses in front City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. The doors have signs above them reading Hose Co. No. 1 and Combination Co. No. 1. On the left is Hub Bates and on the right is William Middleton Woods.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street between Cedar and Bolivar Streets. This is the second fire station in Denton, the Department moved there in 1890. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon .
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Household Arts Building (1913)

Description: Several women near the steps of the Household Arts Building at Texas State College for Women. The three-story brick building has six columns with Ionian capitals. The Household Arts Building was the second largest instructional building erected on the campus of Texas Woman's University. The Legislature appropriated $75,000 for it, and the building was occupied with the opening of the 1913-14 school year. Additions, repairs and changes subsequently may have brought the total cost of the building to approximately $100,000. The building was the home of the Department of Home Economics.
Date: 1913~
Creator: Carruth Studio
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View of Beyette's Shoe Store

Description: Interior view of Beyette's Shoe Store located on the east side of the Denton Square. The man on the left is identified as Paul Beyette, while the man on the right and the men in the far back are unidentified. In the center of the foreground is a glass display case with ties. The walls on either side of the store are lined with shelves which are filled with shoes.
Date: 1910
Partner: Denton Public Library