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Portrait of the Six Vance Children

Description: Portrait of the Vance children in the grass with a background of trees. Jean, 10, is center frame standing up on her knees, wearing a light colored print dress. Margaret, 20, is sitting on her knees to the left of Jean, wearing a light colored blouse and a khaki skirt. Hawley, 22, is sitting indian-style to the right of Jean, wearing a dark suit and tie and a white shirt. The twins, Tom and Tim, both 16, are standing up on one knee and flank the center three individuals. One twin is wearing a dark suit and tie and a white shirt and the other twin is wearing a plaid blazer with dark tie and white shirt; the twins are not identified as to who is who.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Vance Family Portrait

Description: Vance family portrait. Pictured are: Norman Vance, Joy Hawley Vance, Hawley, Margaret, Tom, Tim, Jean, and Dr. Hawley.
Date: unknown
Creator: Howell, John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Williams with Son, Will, on Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

Description: Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Williams with their son, Will, on their 50th wedding anniversary. The Williams are sitting on a wicker bench and their son is standing behind them. A picket fence encloses the yard they are in and beyond the fence more houses are visible. Inside the picket fence there is one large tree behind Will and there is also a free-standing water spigot in the bottom right-hand corner of the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Several Poses of C. A. Williams

Description: Six different head-and-shoulder portraits of C. A. Williams printed very small on one piece of photographic paper. Very likely a proof sheet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Bill Williams

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Bill Williams in a dark suit, white shirt, and glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

W. C. Wright's Mausoleum with Wreath

Description: W.C. Wright's mausoleum with wreath on the door. Tombstones are visible in the background on either side of the mausoleum, as are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

1921-22 Lewisville High School Basketball Team

Description: 1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with six unidentified team members in uniforms on steps in front of a brick building. The team members are arranged in an inverted V with Coach Preston at the apex.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Front of W. C. Wright's Home in Bolivar, TX

Description: Front view of W. C. Wright's two-story house in Bolivar, Texas. Trees border the house on either side and a television antenna rises up in front of the house. A truck is parked to the left of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Front Entrance of W. C. Wright's Home in Bolivar, TX

Description: Front entrance to W. C. Wright's two-story house in Bolivar, Texas. The screen door is wide open and a puppy is sniffing at the base of the door. Branches of a leafless bush jut into the frame in the bottom right-hand corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Jagoe Abstract Company

Description: View of the Jagoe Abstract Company clock, former site of the Denton County National Bank (which can be seen engraved into the top of the building). The clock was long a trademark of the Denton County National Bank. The time on the clock is 4:39 PM.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

IOOF Cemetery

Description: I.O.O.F. Cemetary looking south from the north end. The mausoleum to the left side of the frame is unmarked. A dirt walkway is visible running along the back left of the image, away from the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Demolition of Old High School Building

Description: Demolition of the old high school building which dates from 1909. It was also called Central Elementary. This detail shows a one part of the building that has already been demolished. Leafy tree branches jut into the top right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Demolition of Old High School Building

Description: Demolition of the old high school building which dates from 1909. It was also called Central Elementary. This detail shows a one part of the building that has already been demolished. Leafy tree branches jut into the top right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Demolition of Old High School Building

Description: Demolition of the old high school building which dates from 1909. It was also called Central Elementary. This detail shows one part of the building having been already knocked down while the side in the right part of the frame ist still standing. Trees are growing right next to the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Demolition of Old High School Building

Description: Demolition of the old high school building which dates from 1909. It was also called Central Elementary. This image shows a doorway where the doors (red) have already been knocked down and are still visible lying on the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Carroll Boulevard Extension Looking Due North

Description: Carroll Boulevard extension looking due north near I.O.O.F. Cemetary. The road is still unpaved. New apartments at left include some for the state school. Trees and grass line the road on the right side. Trees border the left side of the road in the distance, after the new apartments. A yellow construction vehicle is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Lewisville Public School Faculty

Description: Eleven Lewisville Public School faculty members are arranged from the bottom left to the top right of the frame. They are sitting in ascending fashion on the steps of a brick building. There is a small boy standing behind the brick staircase in the bottom left corner of the image. Identified on the back of the photograph are Superintendent B. F. Tunnell ("left") and Principal Lee Preston ("right")--they are at the top of the staircase.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Civic Center

Description: Side view of the entrance to the civic center. Two trees spring up in the foreground on the right-hand side of the picture and tree limbs enter the frame from the upper left-hand corner.
Date: c. 1967 - 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library