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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

[Ten Nights in a Bar Room, Courthouse]

Description: Article announces the presentation of Ten nights in a Bar Room at the Court House on April 10, 1878. The announcement also includes a cast of characters and synopsis of incidents throughout the play. Hon. Geo. Mellerch, Odd Fellow lecturer, opened the event. The Denton String Band furnished music. Given to the Emily Fowler Library by Gretna Cobbs Davis, a member of an early family of Denton. Her father, R. E. Cobbs, appeared in this home talent play in 1878.
Date: 1878-04-10?
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cranston Hall, Ten Nights in a Barroom]

Description: Announcement for the performance of "Ten Nights in a Barroom" at Cranston Hall on October 17, 1879. The announcement contains a cast of characters and a synopsis of the drama's scenes.
Date: 1879-10-17?
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: March 11, 1882
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Partner: Denton Public Library

Program for fourth of July ball held in Opera House 1883

Description: This program for the Fourth of July ball that was held at the Opera House in Denton includes an order of dance, lists of committee members, and other information regarding the ball. The Graham Opera House was located on the west side of the square.
Date: July 4, 1883
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Varied Entertainment Given By Miss Bass' School]

Description: Announcement for varied entertainment provided by the teachers and pupils of Miss Bass' School under the direction of Madame Richard at the Opera House on November 9, 1883.
Date: 1883-11-09?
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Grand State Farmers Alliance delegates certificate

Description: This delegates certificate includes the minutes of a meeting held on July 12th, 1886 in which the officers and representatives were selected. The certificate lists all of the representatives chosen.
Date: July 12, 1886
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: 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

Commencement Concert, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement concert at Texas Normal College on June 17, 1891. The program includes the order of services and the titles, creators, and performers of musical pieces.
Date: 1891-06-17?
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
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: 1891-06-18~
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: 1892-07-28?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement at Texas Normal College on July 30, 1892 includes a list of graduates and order of exercises.
Date: 1892-07-30?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

First National Bank Pay to Denton County News

Description: Check from First National Bank of Denton, Texas to the Denton County News in the amount of four dollars. The check is dated May 4, 1895.
Date: May 4, 1895
Partner: Denton Public Library

Souvenir 1896-7, North Texas Normal College, Denton.

Description: Souvenir booklet from the North Texas Normal College in Denton includes information about the terms of the college, a photograph of the college building, a list of faculty, coursework, information about musical instruction, a photograph of the chapel, and other relevant information.
Date: 1896
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

James Williams's Funeral Notice

Description: This funeral notice includes information regarding James Williams's death and funeral services on June 8, 1897.
Date: June 8, 1897
Partner: Denton Public Library

Memorial of Samuel Porter Allison's funeral

Description: This memorial of Samuel Porter Allison, whom died on April 21st, 1898, includes information regarding his funeral services.
Date: April 21, 1898
Partner: Denton Public Library

[First National Bank Pay to A. F. Evers]

Description: Check from First National Bank of Denton, Texas to A. F. Evers for 8.33 dollars. The check is dated May 12, 1898.
Date: May 12, 1898
Partner: Denton Public Library

[John B. Denton Funeral Notice]

Description: Funeral notice for John B. Denton, who was killed by indians on May 22, 1841. The interment was held at the Denton Courthouse on November 21, 1901. This notice was given to the Denton Public Library by Mrs. R.M. Mitchell and was included in one of three scrapbooks that she made for the library.
Date: November 21, 1901
Partner: Denton Public Library