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Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Description: Interior of unidentified grocery store with five unidentified men standing in the back. There are glass counters on either side of the store with items above, below, and inside the glass. Shelving is also visible on the left side of the store, running the length of the wall and stacked full of goods.
Date: June 24, 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of five unidentified men standing in the back of a grocery store. There are glass counters on either side of the store with items above, below, and inside the glass. Shelving is also visible on the left side of the store, running the length of the wall and stacked full of goods.
Date: June 24, 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

1894 Denton Business Directory and Handy Guide

Description: This business directory of Denton county includes business advertisements and information regarding updates in the county circa 1894.
Date: 1894~
Creator: Colville, J.M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Three

Description: Class picture of Denton City School's third grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is to the far right. Standing in the back in a suit and bow tie is superintendent Professor Limbaugh. The children are all unidentified.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School Grade Two

Description: Class picture of the second grade at the Denton City School for the 1894-95 school year. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is standing in the back.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, (middle row) Otis Graham, Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, Otis Graham, (middle row, left-to-right) Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row, left-to-right) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Will Huffman, ? Brown, Jack Christal, Rufus Fry, ? Brown

Description: Photograph of five men posing on horseback. They are wearing boots, white shirts, vests, and hats. Rope is attached to the saddles of some of the horses. The man in the middle is John Calvin (Jack) Christal of Denton, born in 1874.
Date: 1894?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Department

Description: Exterior view of the Denton Fire Department on West Oak Street. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with two horse-drawn buggies. On June 3, 1879 members of the Denton Joint Stock Company entered into an agreement to have the red brick building erected by one of the partners, a Mr.Luinis V. (L.V.) Brown. According to an article that appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle, on March 2, 1940, the building was razed by the Works Progress Administration in 1940; materials from the building were used in erecting a municipal storeroom on the city's lot just west of the municipal building. [DRC May 18, 1938, p.1]
Date: 1895?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail located on Elm Street awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County. He was hanged for the murder of the Murrell family in Cooke County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Souvenir 1896-7, North Texas Normal College, Denton.

Description: Souvenir booklet from the North Texas Normal College in Denton includes information about the terms of the college, a photograph of the college building, a list of faculty, coursework, information about musical instruction, a photograph of the chapel, and other relevant information.
Date: 1896
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

James Slater Baker

Description: Children of the Baker and Lugenbyhl families picking cotton in the Hawkeye School district, north of Krum. They are identified as: Dee Baker, Key Baker, Bert Lugenbyhl, Philo Lugenbyhl, Joe Baker, Oliver Lugenbyhl, Lawrence Baker, Epp Baker, and Fred Lugenbyhl. At a later date the Lugenbyhl family changed the spelling of their name to Luginbyhl.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Low Fourth Grade Class at the Denton City School

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's low fourth grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the right in a print dress and Superintendent Professor Snow is in the rear in a suit and bow tie. The children are unidentified.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Low Fourth Grade Class at the Denton City School

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's low fourth grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the right in a print dress and Superintendent Professor Snow is in the rear in a suit and bow tie. The children are unidentified.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library