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[T. C. Hill]

Description: Studio portrait of T. C. Hill. Mr. Hill is shown against a plain background and is wearing a suit and hat.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Dr. Carl G. Roberts of Chicago]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Carl G. Roberts of Chicago. He is dressed in a dark suit and tie with a handkerchief in the top pocket.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Eagle Park Bleachers at the North Texas State College

Description: View of the field bleachers at Eagle Park at North Texas State College. Trees dot the foreground and tall, electric lights line the edges of the playing area. The field was constructed in 1913, and in 1927 steel stands were constructed to seat 2,200 on the west side of the field. The football field was part of "Eagle Park."
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

F. M. Bralley Library (1935)

Description: The F. M. Bralley Library of Texas State College for Women is visible in the background through trees. In the foreground, some women are sitting on benches beside a waterway.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Front of Marquis Hall with Two Superimposed Portraits

Description: Exterior view of the front of Marquis Hall on the North Texas State College Campus. Collaged onto the photograph in the upper right and bottom left corners are portraits of President W. J. McConnell and former president, R. L. Marquis.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Haymond and A. D.

Description: Two males identified on the back of the photograph as "My very best friends Haymond and A. D." They are standing in front of a porch with columns. One is in a pale suit and tie and the other in a dark suit and striped tie.
Date: c. 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter to Colonel John Singleton from L. W. Kemp]

Description: L. W. Kemp wrote Colonel John V. Singleton in response to a complaint about an inscription on a historical marker in John Simpson Chisum's honor. The discrepancy concerns the actual date of Chisum's death.
Date: October 10, 1938
Creator: Kemp, L. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Lota M. Spell]

Description: Mrs. William Williams wrote Lota M. Spell of Austin, Texas concerning the installation of a historical marker at the site of John Simpson Chisum's home. John Chisum was a cattle king in Denton County in the mid-1800s.
Date: c. 1936-04-25
Creator: Williams, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

Description: Letter from Edwin Sue Goree, field worker of Texas State Library, to Mrs. W. B. Chambers, Chair of Library Club, Denton County Council, P.T.A., regarding the procurement of school books. Goree replied that the Texas State Library was not able to loan books or further assistance at present but suggested establishing a Denton county library.
Date: September 14, 1934
Creator: Goree, Edwin Sue
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Mrs. William Williams concerning John Chisum]

Description: Lota M. Spell of the Advisory Board of Texas Historians wrote Mrs. Will Williams concerning the installation of a historical marker at John Simpson Chisum's home in Denton County.
Date: April 23, 1936
Creator: Spell, Lota M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Record-Chronicle from Mrs. W. B. Chambers]

Description: Letter to the Record-Chronicle newspaper in Denton, Texas from the Library Extension Committee of the Denton County Council of Parents and Teachers. The letter contains information about a traveling library that was created to provide books to rural schools.
Date: May 15, 1935
Creator: Denton County Council of P.T.A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Will Williams regarding the Chisum Trail]

Description: J. B. Cranfill writes Will Williams, President of the Denton Historical Society, in response to Mr. Williams's letter about whether the Texas cattle trail should be known as the Chisholm or Chisum Trail.
Date: July 27, 1938
Creator: J. B Cranfill, M.D. LL.D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

Library at North Texas State College

Description: External view of the front of the library at North Texas State College. There are seven black automobiles visible parked in front of the library.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Man standing in front of car

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a necktie standing in front of a car in Glen Rose, Texas around July in 1938. The car has a North Texas State Technical College Eagles sticker attached to the windshield.
Date: c. 1938-07
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Military Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten]

Description: Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten dressed in a uniform and referred to, in the margin of the bottom of the photograph, as "Col. E. D. Moten, S. G."
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Natives of the Confederate States of America

Description: Photograph of an organization known as "Natives of the Confederate States of America" of Denton, Texas in 1936. The men and women are posing outside and wearing suits and dresses. A caption identifying the members and organization is included.
Date: May 16, 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

North Texas Administration Building

Description: Entrance to the administration building on the North Texas State College campus. The entrance is bounded on both sides by trees and bushes.
Date: c. 1932
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library