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In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Jessamine Blount

Description: A short poem commemorates the life of Jessamine Blount who died on June 28, 1900 at the age of 49. Dr. J. P. Blount, first president of a Denton bank, survived his wife.
Date: 1900-06-28~
Creator: Blount Family
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

John Bunyan Denton

Description: Photograph of an artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded.
Date: 1907
Creator: Broome Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Unidentified Group Portrait

Description: Group of unidentified individuals, thirteen young women and five men. Some of the women are holding flowers.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

College Bulletin, Number 19, August, 1907

Description: According to the Announcement on page 2, "This issue of the Bulletin is intended to illustrate some of the practical features of the courses offered at the College of Industrial Arts." This bulletin includes photographs of students and campus buildings.
Date: August 1907
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University

College Bulletin, Number 28, December, 1909

Description: This bulletin includes calendars, lists of important people, and articles written about the school including articles published in the Fort Worth Star, Fort Worth Record, Denton Record and Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Journal, and Clay's Review.
Date: December 1909
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University

George V. Huffmon

Description: Portrait of George V. Huffmon in a military uniform.
Date: 1906
Creator: Lucerne Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Plat Drawing]

Description: Plat blueprint showing a river, ditches, and various orchards with boundary lines. Scale is 1:1200.
Date: June 8, 1900
Creator: Reed, W. M.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 11, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 5, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 18, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: January 14, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Confederate Veterans

Description: Large group of unidentified men from "Sul-Ross Camp" number 129. The picture was taken in front of the Denton County Courthouse.
Date: 1902
Creator: Shaw and Hargrove
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Denton Public Library

Virginia Military Institute

Description: The booklet contains information about the commencement week in June, 1908 for the Virginia Military Institute. The booklet also includes a program of exercises and lists of officers and patrons.
Date: 1908
Creator: Virginia Military Institute
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Athletic Club

Description: Group portrait of the Denton Athletic Club's baseball team in uniform. Pictured are: (top row, from left to right) Frank Case (3rd base), Guy Witherspoon (shortstop), Robert Edwards, Lawrence Schweer (1st base); (middle row, from left to right) Aubrey Terrell (right fielder), Will Edwards (Manager), Ford Witherspoon (2nd base); (bottom row from left to right) Alex Hann (pitcher), Timmons, Bala Williams (left fielder), Ed Hann (catcher).
Date: c. 1902
Creator: Williams Art Conference
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton High School Twentieth Annual commencement program 1905

Description: The Denton High School class of 1905 commencement was held at Wright's Opera House on Monday, May 22, 1905. This program includes information regarding the baccalaureate sermon, the names of the graduates, an order of services, the board of trustees, and the high school faculty.
Date: c. 1905-05-22
Creator: Witherspoon, C.F.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Shakespeare Club Programme

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: 1900-12-27~
Creator: Woman's Shakespeare Club
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Ariel Club

Description: Early picture of the Ariel Club members taken in front of the home of Mrs. John C. Coit. Pictured are: Back row: Eulallie Wright, Mrs. Joe L. Long, Mrs. H. F. Schweer, Lee Williams, Mrs. Prove Mounts, Mrs. Will Wright, Mrs. Alex R. Hann, Myrtle Brooks, Mrs. H. G. Allen, Helen Smith, Sallie Thornely. Middle Row: Mrs. Sidney J. Carroll, Mrs. J. S. Kendall, Mrs. S. A. Gibson, Mrs. John C. Coit, Mrs. C. T. Ramsdell, Mrs. Pearl McCracken, Mrs. M. S. Stout. Front row: Mrs. W. C. Edwards, Mrs. C. F. Witherspoon, Miss Alice Mounts, Mrs. L. H. Schweer, Miss Nora M. Hulett, Mrs. Charles Saunders.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Ariel Club program for Miss Wright]

Description: Miss Wright's Ariel Club program is dated May 14, 1909. The program contains a list of readings, and musical pieces to be performed at the event including Chopin, Staunton, etcetera.
Date: 1909-05-14~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Brass Band and Little Elm "Reds" of 1908-1910]

Description: Photograph of the Little Elm 20th Century Band of 1908-1910. The members are posing with their instruments and in uniform. A caption identifying the members is included. Photograph of the Little Elm "Reds" baseball team of 1908-1910. The members are posing in uniform. A caption identifying them is included.
Date: c. 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Burial of John B. Denton

Description: Group of individuals on the Denton Square for the burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pallbearers are E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, John W. Gober, J.H. Hawkins, and W. C. Wright. The Minnis and Curtis Drugstore can be seen in the southeast corner of the square. The Exchange National Bank can be seen in the background. This photo was given to the Library by Bess Minnis McFadden, according to a Denton Record Chronicle article from July 2, 1967.
Date: November 21, 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Burial of John B. Denton

Description: Burial of John B. Denton on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse. The pall bearers were John W. Gober, E. B. Orr, L. Willis, J. M. Swisher, J. H. Hawkins, W. C. Wright. Rev. J. T. Denton, one of John B. Denton's sons, was in charge of the services. Son John B. Denton, Jr. and grandson Wiliam Baker were also present.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library