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Haymond and A. D.

Description: Two males identified on the back of the photograph as "My very best friends Haymond and A. D." They are standing in front of a porch with columns. One is in a pale suit and tie and the other in a dark suit and striped tie.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family seated in a living room in front of a mantel with a mirror and plants on it. From left to right, they are Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, and Susie Whitlock Moten.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family. From left to right: Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, Susie Whitlock Moten. There is a dog at Susie Whitlock Moten's feet. Dr. Moten and Susie Moten sit in chairs on either side of their children.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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

[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

Description: Letter from Edwin Sue Goree, field worker of Texas State Library, to Mrs. W. B. Chambers, Chair of Library Club, Denton County Council, P.T.A., regarding the procurement of school books. Goree replied that the Texas State Library was not able to loan books or further assistance at present but suggested establishing a Denton county library.
Date: September 14, 1934
Creator: Goree, Edwin Sue
Partner: Denton Public Library

Eagle Park Bleachers at the North Texas State College

Description: View of the field bleachers at Eagle Park at North Texas State College. Trees dot the foreground and tall, electric lights line the edges of the playing area. The field was constructed in 1913, and in 1927 steel stands were constructed to seat 2,200 on the west side of the field. The football field was part of "Eagle Park."
Date: 1935~
Partner: Denton Public Library