From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 65 Matching Results

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[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Hook and Ladder wagon and Chemical wagon pulled by horses in front City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. The doors have signs above them reading Hose Co. No. 1 and Combination Co. No. 1. On the left is Hub Bates and on the right is William Middleton Woods.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street between Cedar and Bolivar Streets. This is the second fire station in Denton, the Department moved there in 1890. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon .
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View of Beyette's Shoe Store

Description: Interior view of Beyette's Shoe Store located on the east side of the Denton Square. The man on the left is identified as Paul Beyette, while the man on the right and the men in the far back are unidentified. In the center of the foreground is a glass display case with ties. The walls on either side of the store are lined with shelves which are filled with shoes.
Date: 1910
Partner: Denton Public Library

Laying the Base for Paving East Hickory

Description: Photograph of Z. Wiggs' work crew laying the first base for the paving of East Hickory Street. View is looking north from Ash. Z. Wiggs is second from the right and the other men are unknown. Written in blue on back of photo. "Laying the first base for the paving of E. Hickory St in 1910. This picture was made looking North on Ash-Carrier-Austin with Hickory St. East to West with the Z-Higg's crew doing the work. Z Wiggs 2nd from the right other men unknown at this time-those tracks are part of the 57 car line with G Oak in the Distance. " The year 1972 is at the end of the message which we presume is the year the message was added.
Date: 1910
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Will Gourley and family]

Description: Studio portrait of the Gourley family. Will Gourley is wearing a collared-shirt and suit jacket. He has a moustache. His wife Winnie Gourley is sitting beside him in a white dress with a black ribbon in her hair. His daughters, Maggie and Ollie, stand behind him in white dresses with white ribbons in their hair. Maggie is the elder daughter. All of them are buried in the Jackson Cemetery in Krum, Texas.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 1, July 1910

Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:"Bob Potter and Old Rose"; Letters from Bishop Waugh; Enoch Mather Martin; History of North Texas Conference; History of the Texas Conference; The Rio Grand Conference; Our Early Schools; Daniel Poe, of the Eastern Texas Conference; The Circuit Rider--Early Days in Texas; Mexican Missions at Home.
Date: July 1910
Creator: Cody, C. C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Annetta and Myrtle Moten]

Description: Photograph of Carrie Annetta Moten and Myrtle Bell Moten, daughters of Dr. Edwin D. Moten and Mrs. Whitlock Moten. Myrtle is standing and pointing towards the camera while Annetta is sitting on the grass on the right side of the image. They are both wearing white dresses with shoes and leggings.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of Annetta and Myrtle Moten]

Description: Photograph of Carrie Annetta Moten and Myrtle Bell Moten, daughters of Dr. Edwin D. Moten and Mrs. Whitlock Moten, standing in a grass yard with a wooden fence behind them. Myrtle is standing on the left and the snapshot is blurred over Annetta on the right side.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of Myrtle Moten]

Description: Portrait of Myrtle Bell Moten as a toddler standing on a wooden chair with her left hand resting on the its back. She is wearing a white dress and black boots with leggings and her hair is set with coils of curls.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Streetcars no. 30 and no. 40 of the Denton Traction Company in front of the courthouse]

Description: The No. 30 and No. 40 Denton Traction Company streets cars in front of the Denton County Courthouse. The unidentified conductor for the No. 30 is standing next to the car and an unidentified passenger stands in the door. An unidentified passenger is standing in the door of the No. 40 car. The cars are standing at the diverging point for the lines at the intersection of Elm and Hickory streets. The streetcars were made by the Danville Car Company.
Date: 1911
Location Info:
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Unidentified Group of Young Girls]

Description: Photograph of a group of five unidentified young girls with an unidentified woman in the background. They are all wearing white dresses and are standing in order of height from the shortest to the tallest. There is a fence and tree in the background.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum