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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

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

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

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

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

[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

Commencement Exercises John B. Denton College

Description: John B. Denton College hosted commencement exercises on June 12, 1902 at Wright's Opera House. This program contains a list of graduates and an order of services.
Date: June 12, 1902
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Girls Industrial College Diploma]

Description: Diploma certifying that Beulah Kincaid completed the Commercial Arts Course and graduated from the Girls Industrial College of Texas. Certificate is signed by the President of the Board of Regents and the President of the College.
Date: June 8, 1904
Partner: Texas Woman's University

[Letter from Frank Hitchcock, Postmaster General]

Description: Certificate to post office from Frank H. Hitchcock, Postmaster General, authorizing the post office in Denton, Texas to serve as a postal savings depository.
Date: August 10, 1911
Creator: Hitchcock, Frank H.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Memorial of Annie Page's funeral

Description: This black and gold memorial in remembrance of Annie Page, who died on April 29th, 1918, includes decorations and a short poem.
Date: April 29, 1918
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to Philip F. Saltsman. The booklet contains unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library