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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 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

Interior of a House

Description: Interior of a house showing a corner where the ceiling has fallen down in a house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior of a House

Description: Interior view of a house on the Nike Missile Base showing a dirty interior including trash and a dresser drawer on the floor.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior of a House

Description: Interior view of a house on the Nike Missile Base. Pieces of wood are visible on the ground and the floral print wallpaper is partially torn down on the left side of the image. A window is on the right and a door can be seen to the far left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View of the Ceiling of a House

Description: Interior view of the ceiling of a house on the Nike Missile Base. The wooden frame of the ceiling is visible as are the wooden slat walls of the building..
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View of the Ceiling of a House

Description: Interior view of the ceiling of a house on the Nike Missile Base. The wooden frame of the ceiling is visible and on the bottom edge of the image a large hole is in the dry wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View Through A Doorway

Description: Interior view of a room full of trash as seen through a doorway without a door on it in a house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View With Graffiti

Description: Interior view of a house on the Nike Missile Base. There is graffiti all over the white walls and ceiling and a light bulb socket without a bulb is visible in the center top.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View With Two Rooms

Description: A sink without any plumbing hookups is visible in a room to the right and an open door into a different room is visible on the left side of the image inside of a house on the Nike Missile Base. Center frame the dry wall is on the floor in front of the wall where it used to be.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Landing in the Interior of a House

Description: Interior view of the second-story landing of a house on the Nike Missile Base. The floor is dirty and the white paint on the wood of the railing on the stairs is chipped.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Room Without Sheetrock

Description: Along the left side of the image most of the sheet rock is missing from the wall and on the far wall there is a hole in the wall that allows a small glimpse into the room beyond in a house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Room Without Sheetrock

Description: Along the right side of the image most of the sheet rock is missing from the wall and on the far wall there is a hole in the wall that allows a small glimpse into the room beyond in a house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sink in a Missile Base Residence

Description: A sink without any plumbing hookups is in the center of the image in the middle of a section of countertop. A battered cardboard box is beneath the sink. On the wall behind the sink two "X's", a flower, and the phrase "Please Love Me Baby" have been scrawled on the wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Underside of a House

Description: View underneath a house on the Nike Missile Base showing plumbing and electrical wiring.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Underside of a House

Description: View underneath a house on the Nike Missile Base showing a wooden frame and some string running horizontally across the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Underside of a House

Description: View underneath a house on the Nike Missile Base showing a wooden frame and one of the concrete blocks the house is sitting on.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Underside of a House

Description: Underside of a house showing a wooden foundation that is deteriorating and how the house is up on concrete blocks. The house is on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Underside of a Sink

Description: View of the plumbing in the cabinet underneath a sink in an unknown house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Wooden Ceiling

Description: View of a vaulted wooden ceiling inside of a home on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Wooden Ceiling

Description: View of a vaulted wooden ceiling in an unknown house on the Nike Missile Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Wooden Ceiling and Window

Description: The beams of a wooden ceiling take up the top half of the image while the bottom half is comprised of a white window with no screen or glass and door off of its hinges laying next to the entry-way in an unknown house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library