From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 7 Matching Results

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[Denton City/County Library Bookmobile]

Description: Unidentified men stand in front of a Denton City/County Public Library bookmobile. Denton Public School buses are in the background. The picture was taken across from Congress Junior High School facing Alice Street. In 1938 the schools purchased a bookmobile to provide better library services to schools in the County. The Works Progress Administration funded the staff and maintenance of the bookmobile program.
Date: [1940, 1941]
Creator: Carruth Studio
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Annetta Moten]

Description: Portrait of Carrie Annetta Moten, wearing a dress and jacket suit with a white flower. her hair is groomed back into close curls and she is seated in profile.
Date: 1940~
Creator: Harris Bros.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Smith-Carroll Hall built by the Woman's Home Mission Socity of the North Texas Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Description: Smith-Carroll Hall of Texas Woman's University is visible behind a rock ledge, flowers, and trees. Ivy covers one side of the building. The building was opened in April of 1908 and was also known as Methodist Dormitory. The building was torn down in 1950 and another dormitory was erected with the same name.
Date: 1940/1950
Creator: Carruth Studio
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Square parade]

Description: The Teacher's College Band of Denton plays in a circular formation on Denton's square during a parade. The band members are wearing white uniforms and hats with the North Texas Eagles insignia. Several cars are parked on the square and in the street. Some of the square's stores are visible in the background.
Date: 1940~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Othello Norvell Lister Hill]

Description: Studio style portrait of Othello Norvell Lister Hill taken in the 1940's. She is wearing dark suit embellished with light braid trim, a locket, and button-style earrings.
Date: c. 1940 - 1949
Partner: Other