From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 8 Matching Results

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Mary Camp Gober

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mary Camp Gober, age 46, looking into the camera. In writing on the back of the photograph: "Mrs. Mary Camp Gober, mother of Mrs. W. C. Wright. Mama's photograph was taken in Atlanta, GA, May 2, 1872, Age 46 yrs, 2 months, 12 days. The first Confederate woman from Denton County to be enrolled in the Stone Mountain Book of Memory is Mrs. Mary Camp Gober. The name of Mrs. Gober is the 3rd from Texas to be entered in the Silver Book memorializing wives of Confederate soldiers." This appears to be a photograph taken of photograph. The original photographer is unknown, although the original date is listed on the back as indicated by the author. This duplicate was taken by J. T. Jones, a photographer in Denton, Texas in the 1890s, who photographed the original matted photo at an unknown time and mounted it on board.
Date: May 2, 1872
Creator: J. T. Jones
Partner: Denton Public Library

Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday

Description: The caption reads: Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday. These 14 old timers of Denton were photographed at a party celebrating Dr. E. W. Fritz's 84th birthday. They are, back row, left to right, Noah Batis, farmer; Mrs. J. W. Underwood; Mrs. F. E. Piner, wife of an early judge; Mrs. Ida Williams, whose husband was an early photographer; Mrrs. A. J. Kittrell, wife of an early cattleman; Mrs. J. S. Chapman, wife of a mining operator; Mrs. T. A. Robinson, wife of a cotton buyer, and Mrs. Cora Elliott, dressmaker. Front row, left to right, J. W. Shaw, a photographer, Dr. Fritz; Charles Wilkins, ranchmans; J. C. Parr, farmer, Mrs. C. C. Bell, and C. C. Bell, a farmer. (photo courtesy of Sam Fritz)
Date: May 23, 1930
Partner: Denton Public Library

Natives of the Confederate States of America

Description: Photograph of an organization known as "Natives of the Confederate States of America" of Denton, Texas in 1936. The men and women are posing outside and wearing suits and dresses. A caption identifying the members and organization is included.
Date: May 16, 1936
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Water line on Sherman Drive]

Description: Photograph of the water line on Sherman Drive. The Loader wheel track is approximately 1 foot deep over the poorly filled ditch. The City of Denton took the photograph on May 4, 1978.
Date: May 4, 1978
Creator: City of Denton
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Water line on Sherman Drive]

Description: Photograph of the water line on Sherman Drive. The trench was approximately 2 to 3 feet deep after the maintainers was able to get out of the ditch. The City of Denton took the photograph on May 4, 1978.
Date: May 4, 1978
Creator: City of Denton
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Water line being repaired on Sherman Drive]

Description: Photograph of the water line being repaired in front of Quinby Self's home on Sherman Drive in Denton, Texas on May 12, 1978.
Date: May 12, 1978
Creator: City of Denton
Partner: Denton Public Library