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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

[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

Wiggs Family on the Porch of their Home

Description: Group portrait of the Wiggs family on the porch of a white frame house behind a white metal fence. Pictured are: Rua Wiggs, Ava Ida, Grace, Fred and his Wife, Lou, Mrs. Z. Wiggs, Noah, Z. Wiggs, Walter and his wife, Anna. The three unidentified childrn are Ida's sons and daughter.
Date: 1912
Partner: Denton Public Library