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[Cemetery permit for Dr. M. L. Holland]

Description: The permit certifies Ed Richards the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Dr. M. L. Holland on December 10, 1954.
Date: c. 1954-12-10
Creator: City of Denton
Partner: Denton Public Library

Roomate Reunion June 4, 1927

Description: The College of Industrial Arts classes of 1907, 1917, and 1927 reunited on June 4, 1927 during the Ex-Students' Association Annual Banquet. The program contains a menu and order of services for the banquet.
Date: c. 1927-06-04
Creator: Ex-Students' Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

Spring Trade! Fain, Peery, and Shelton!!

Description: An 1882 advertisement for Fain, Peery, and Shelton claims the very latest style from New York and other eastern markets. Dress goods, buntings, lawns, alpaccas, cashmeres, carpets, etc. are sold at this department store on the east side of the square.
Date: c. 1882-03-11
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Wesley Bulletin

Description: The bulletin contains the order of services, items of interest, church news, and a list of faculty members of First Methodist Episcopal Church in Denton, Texas. The front of the bulletin contains a photograph of Reverend E. T. Bates, who died on March 26, 1915.
Date: c. 1915-01-31
Creator: Wesley Adult Teacher Training Class
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Shakespeare Club

Description: The program for the Woman's Shakespeare Club meeting on December 27, 1900 contains words of welcome from Mrs. W. A. Ponder, vocal solos, readings, papers, and instrumentals.
Date: c. 1900-12-27
Creator: Woman's Shakespeare Club
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Woman's Shakespeare Club program from 1913]

Description: The Woman's Shakespeare Club program for February 21, 1913 displays the scheduled speeches about the genesis, evolution, and use of moving pictures.
Date: c. 1913-02-21
Creator: Woman's Shakespeare Club
Partner: Denton Public Library

The X-Ray

Description: The first Denton Rotary Club X-Ray from July 7, 1922 contains information about the newsletter's conception, the Rotary Club's members, the club's upcoming events, the baseball team, and advertisements for local businesses.
Date: c. 1922-07-07
Creator: Denton Rotary Club
Partner: Denton Public Library

Public Speaking. Turn out Everybody.

Description: Leaflet advertising a public address by Alvin C. Owsley concerning the upcoming vote on Prohibition and the Local Option Law in Denton County.
Date: c. 1877-01-10
Creator: Owsley, Alvin C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Leonard National Bank Ration Check book

Description: World War II ration checks from the United States of America Office of Price Administration for the Leonard National Bank in Leonard, Texas. The ration checks are for pairs of shoes.
Date: c. 1945
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library

Range of the Thermometer at Denton: 1858

Description: Booklet containing information about the temperature, wind, and weather in Denton, Texas during 1858.
Date: 1858?
Creator: Welch, Otis G.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[A. R. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to A. R. Saltsman. The booklet contains several unused ration stamps.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to Philip F. Saltsman. The booklet contains unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Julia Williams, In Account With The Dallas Morning News]

Description: Receipt for an ad posted in the Dallas Morning News by Julia Williams on Sunday February 15, 1959. Williams advertised three Shetland fillies for sale. The ad is also contained. Rue Simmons documented the charge of $3.30 for the advertisement.
Date: February 19, 1959
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Williams Store]

Description: Blank invoice for the Williams Store on the east of the square around the courthouse in Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Williams Store
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Certificate of Commendation to the Denton City Council]

Description: Certificate of Commendation awarded to the Denton City Council by the Texas Historical Commission for distinguished service in the field of historic preservation. The certificate was awarded on June 5, 1980.
Date: c. 1980-06-05
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Texas Association, stock certificate]

Description: Stock certificate from the Texas Association, 8,000 Square miles on the Trinity River.
Date: c. 1844
Creator: Texas Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from Frank Hitchcock, Postmaster General]

Description: Certificate to post office from Frank H. Hitchcock, Postmaster General, authorizing the post office in Denton, Texas to serve as a postal savings depository.
Date: August 10, 1911
Creator: Hitchcock, Frank H.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Affidavit for Garnishment after Judgement]

Description: Affidavit includes blanks for the prosecutor and defendant of the trial, the date of the trial, and the stipulations of the judgment.
Date: c. 1900
Partner: Denton Public Library

Six pages from journal of Julia Williams, 1933

Description: Entries from Julie Williams's journal dating from June 4, 1933 to July 20, 1933. Some of the entries are written on stationary from the Williams Store in Denton, Texas.
Date: c. 1933-06-04
Creator: Williams, Julie
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Texas Normal College, Student Recital]

Description: Invitation to a student recital given by pupils of Mrs. E. F. McKissack of Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas. The recital was held Monday, April 13, 1891.
Date: c. 1891-04-13
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
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
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Normal College, Denton, Texas

Description: Program for the graduating exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in 1892 includes a list of graduates and a list of performances and orations by students.
Date: c. 1892-07-28
Creator: Texas Normal College
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: c. 1891-06-18
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library