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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

[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 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

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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas

Description: Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas as adopted April 4, 1914 with amendments to August, 1934. The front cover contains an illustration of Denton city hall.
Date: June 1934
Creator: Gambill, R. B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[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 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

[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. 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

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

[Original F. M. Bralley Library of TSCW]

Description: Photograph of F. M. Bralley Library of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. The building was opened in 1927. A stream and bridge are visible in front of the library. The library has four columns with Ionian capitals and a bell tower on the roof.
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

[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

[Photograph of Susie Whitlock Moten]

Description: Portrait of Susie Whitlock Moten wearing a dark dress with white lace and a strand of pearls. She is visible from the shoulders up/
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family. From left to right: Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, Susie Whitlock Moten. There is a dog at Susie Whitlock Moten's feet. Dr. Moten and Susie Moten sit in chairs on either side of their children.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family seated in a living room in front of a mantel with a mirror and plants on it. From left to right, they are Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, and Susie Whitlock Moten.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Unknown Man

Description: Unidentified man in a suit standing next to a 1930s sedan automobile.
Date: c. 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum