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College of Industrial Arts

Description: Exterior view of the College of Industrial Arts with unidentified students standing on the steps.
Date: unknown
Creator: Adkisson, A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton--Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Description: The Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wrote a brief summary of their organizing meeting and seven regular meetings. The document includes a list of members and pledges.
Date: December 19, 1928
Creator: Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Corner in a Derelict House

Description: A corner where trash lies on the floor and the wallpaper has fallen down in an unknown derelict house on an unknown site. This house had been abandoned for some time and "squatters", students, and others had lived in it. The location was somewhere near the University of North Texas campus and it was moved for their expansion. The time was around 1970.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Derelict Bathroom

Description: A derelict bathroom with drywall broken from the walls on the floor and a pile of trash in front of the toilet in a house. This house was one of several that was moved from an area around the University of North Texas Campus around 1970.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Door and Two Windows

Description: Interior view of a room in a house at an unknown location. The house had been located near the University of North Texas campus, but was moved to make way for further expansion. It was moved by Denton County House Movers around 1970, possibly to area on far south Locust St (and may still be there). At that time an entire house could be purchased for $50. This home was bought by someone to be turned into a rental property. A closed door is in the center of the frame and there are rectangular windows equidistant from the door. The windows do not have any screens or glass in them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior of a House on Concrete Blocks

Description: Exterior view of the side of a house that is up on concrete blocks and has two different sidings on it on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior of a House on Concrete Blocks

Description: Exterior view of the side of a house that is up on concrete blocks and has two different sidings on it. The edge of a second house is visible on the left side of the image. This house was one of many that was moved by Denton County House Movers in 1970. They said that at that time, an entire house could be purchased for $50. They think the home was purchased with the intent to be turned into a rental property and the location may be "South Locust Hill" - an area of Locust St., just south of Eagle Drive.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior of Home on Concrete Blocks

Description: External view of two houses that are pieced together from different types of siding and are sitting on concrete bricks on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior Two Homes and a Tree

Description: Exterior view of the side of a house that is partially shaded by a large tree planted to its right on the Nike Missile Base. A second home is partially visible behind the tree.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a House

Description: Exterior view of a small house on the Nike Missile Base. The roof of the house is half siding and half tiled and the entire think is sitting on concrete blocks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a House Missing a Wall

Description: Exterior view of a white house on concrete blocks that is missing one half of a wall on the side facing the camera so that you can see the interior on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a Two-Story House

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house on the Nike Missile Base. None of the windows have screens or glass except for one on the front of the house in the bottom left corner. The house is up on cement blocks and there are pieces of wood sitting in the grass around the structure.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a White House

Description: Exterior view of a white house on concrete blocks on the Nike Missile Base. There is a metal trash can on the lawn in front of the porch in the bottom left corner of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a White House

Description: Exterior view of a white house on concrete blocks on the Nike Missile Base. This house abuts a second house which is partially visible on the far left of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a White House

Description: Exterior view of a white house. There is a metal trash can on the lawn in front of the porch just right of center in the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of a White House

Description: Exterior view of a white house on concrete blocks. This house was possibly on the western area of the University of North Texas campus and was moved during its expansion in the late 1960s or early 1970s.The edge of a second house can be seen on the far left of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior View of Two Houses

Description: Exterior view of two white, derelict houses on the Nike Missile Base. The closest house is up on cement blocks and is missing its front door. Trees mark the edge of the frame on the right side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

A. H. Gee's Home in Pilot Point

Description: Unidentified girls in school uniforms are playing basketball in the foreground while a group of unidentified adults look on from behind. In the background, center-frame, A. H. Gee's house rises up. On the right side of the frame a windmill is visible above the treeline in the background. Note on the front of the photograph, "Lumber was hauled from Jefferson, Texas." On the back of the photographs is written, "Earl Selz, 1899."
Date: 1899
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library