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Mary Camp Gober
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mary Camp Gober, age 46, looking into the camera. In writing on the back of the photograph: "Mrs. Mary Camp Gober, mother of Mrs. W. C. Wright. Mama's photograph was taken in Atlanta, GA, May 2, 1872, Age 46 yrs, 2 months, 12 days. The first Confederate woman from Denton County to be enrolled in the Stone Mountain Book of Memory is Mrs. Mary Camp Gober. The name of Mrs. Gober is the 3rd from Texas to be entered in the Silver Book memorializing wives of Confederate soldiers." This appears to be a photograph taken of photograph. The original photographer is unknown, although the original date is listed on the back as indicated by the author. This duplicate was taken by J. T. Jones, a photographer in Denton, Texas in the 1890s, who photographed the original matted photo at an unknown time and mounted it on board.
[Unidentified woman posing in dress and bodice]
Photograph of a young woman posing in a form-fitting bodice and dress with high shoulders. An ornate brooch is pinned near her neck. A backdrop of a porch or gazebo is visible behind her.
Virgina Williams and Virginia McCormick
Studio portrait of Virginia Williams and Virginia McCormick.
[Portrait of early Texas family]
Photograph of an unidentified family in American Victorian attire. The man is wearing a three-piece suit with a tie. A young boy is sitting in his lap, and another is standing behind him. The woman is wearing a dark dress with a lacy scarf. Three girls are positioned around the woman and are wearing dresses with scarves.
Effie Wright in Costume
Portrait of Effie Wright in a costume with a pointed hat. She is holding open two white curtains and standing between them.
Ed Reed and Edgar Clark with Unidentified Man
Portrait of Ed Reed (on right), Belle Starr's son, and Edgar Clark of Denton, Texas, with an unidentified man on the left. They are standing by a wooden contraption and in front of a painted backdrop. Both men are wearing similar rings on their left ring fingers. According to the 1900 U.S. Census, Edgar Clark was born in May of 1870 and living with his widowed mother and siblings at the Clark home located at the corner of Center (which is now Carroll Blvd) and Mulberry streets in Denton, Texas. His occupation was listed as "bartender." James "Ed" Edwin Reed was born in California on February 22, 1871 to Myra Maybell Reed, who later became known as Belle Starr. He was shot and killed in Claremore, Indian Territory [Oklahoma], on December 14, 1896 while attempting to arrest two men - J. N. Clark and Joe Gibbs - charged with peddling whiskey. He was previously a deputy U.S. Marshall and was known for the killing of two outlaw brothers in Wagoner, Oklahoma: Zeke and Dick Crittendon. Ed Reed's notorious past included horse theft and stolen property in Fort Smith, Arkansas (c1889), and along with his brother, Russell, the murder of James Rich in Echo, Texas (1893). Reed later turned state's evidence in another case, was released and made into a deputy marshal [-Cherokee Advocate, Dec.19, 1896].
First Christian Church
Angled front view of First Christian Church located at 1203 N. Fulton. The church is angled so it recedes from the center of the frame back and to the left. The church was designed by O'Neil Ford.
St. David's Episcopal Church
St. David's Episcopal Church fills the right side of the frame, while trees fill the left. The church is located at 623 Ector.
First Baptist Church, Malone Street, Denton, TX
Photograph of the front side of First Baptist Church, Malone Street, Denton, Texas, receding at an angle into the back left of the frame.
50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women
Cookbook compiled by members of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, Texas. The cookbook contains 50 recipes from Denton women and advertisements for local companies.
[Tank on Streets of Denton Square]
This photograph was taken after the announcement of the end of World War I. Unidentified onlookers admire a tank on the northeast side of the square. The building in the background is the southeast corner of the square. It housed the First State Bank. This building was torn down circa 1959-1960.
[Denton County Courthouse]
Photograph of the Denton County Courthouse in Texas. Trees obscure the building.
Group of Early Denton County Settlers Sitting on Courthouse Steps
Sixty men sitting on the steps the Denton County Courthouse, pictured were identified by W. L. McCormick, who submitted the names as part of a contest: 1)Thos. E. Fry, 2)J. R. Chambers, 3)E. Biggerstaff, 4)B. F. Paschall, 5)R. H. Hopkins, 6)W. S. Fry, 7)Wm. Howard, 8)I. N. Gamble, 9)B. Smith, 10)I. D. Ferguson, 11)W. C. Wright, 12)J. R. Sullivan, 13)G. S. Hammett, 14)W. J. Lacy, 15)C. W. Geers, 16)T. E. Wood (at Justin), 17)John Hedrick, 18)J. R. Edwards, 19)Brooks Beall, 20)F. E. Piner, 21)John Williams, 22)J. L. Randall (brick mason), 23)J. K. Holland, 24)unidentified, 25)Joe Chance, 26)Wiliam Phellps, 27)R. W. Pitman, 28)J. S. Chapman, 29)S. M. Simmons, 30) Nail (South of Denton), 31)J. R. McCormick, 32)C. C. Bell, 33)Dr. Chas Evertt, 34)Kirg Smith, 35)Sol. Carpenter, 36)Nathan Johnson, 37)Bush (brother of Dr. Bush), 38)Gus Claywell, 39)Hansard, 40)J. C. Parr, 41)Sam McKelvey, 42)Tab Bonds, 43) unidentified, 44)C. H. Jackson, 45)Tom Porter, 46)E. F. Kirkpatrick (former St. Comr.), 47)B. Neely, 48)Wm. Woods, 49)Tom Burge, 50) Mercer, 51)J. R. Templeton, 52)S. B. Tabor, 53)Jack Johnson, 54)A. Griffith, 55)J. M. Copley, 56)W. F. Egan, 57)James T. Cartwright, 58)Mrs. J. T. Cartwright, 59)W. G. McGaugay, 60)R. B. Anderson.
Fireworks at the Denton County Courthouse Celebrating the End of World War I
Fireworks at the Denton County Courthouse celebrating the end of World War I.
Streetcars No. 30 and No. 40 of the Denton Traction Company in Front of the Courthouse
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.
Confederate Veterans
Large group of unidentified men from "Sul-Ross Camp" number 129. The picture was taken in front of the Denton County Courthouse.
Courthouse on the Square
A photograph of the exterior of the Denton Courthouse.
Confederate Veterans
Large group of unidentified men who were soldiers in the Confederate Army, from Sul Ross Camp, no. 129. The photo was taken with the Denton County Courthouse as the backdrop.
Morrison Milling Company
Exterior view of the Morrison's Milling Company factory. The sign on the top of the factory reads: "Morrison's Peacemaker Flour."
Interior of Garrison's Drug Store
Interior of Garrison's Drug Store. There are two tables with four chairs each in the center of the store and either side of the store has glass cabinets filled with goods and shelves stacked full of items.
C. A. Williams House
Exterior view of the C. A. Williams residence, "Goose Ranche" on "Quality Place." The house is a one-story frame with a picket fence. A woman and three children, all unidentified, are standing on the porch. "Goose Ranche" on "Quality Place" was a family joke, according to Alec Williams, great-grandson. The house was located on the south side of west Oak Street and was across the street from Will Williams' house. He never lived in it as an adult, but may have as a boy. Written in pencil on the back is "Mrs. Will Williams" which we presume to mean that the photograph belonged to Mrs. Will Williams.
Alvin, Clark, Henry, and Their Father, Alvin C. Owsley
Portrait of Alvin, Clark, Henry (standing left to right in the back), and their father, Alvin C. Owsley (sitting in front of his children). All are wearing dark suits and ties with white shirts.
Group of Five Girls, One with a Guitar
Group of five girls in dresses posing for the camera, one girl has a guitar. The girl sitting is identified as Mollie Street, the other girls are not distinguished but named, Jennie B., Duck G., Mattie H., and Daisy C. The four girls closest to the camera are facing the right while the girl in the far back is facing the camera.
Boarders on the Porch of the Taylor Boarding House
Exterior of the Taylor House, a boarding house, with 25 boarders standing and seated. Those identified are Kate McManners and Iola McManners. Handwritten on back notes that Kate McManners is later Mrs. E.M. Luck of 323 Pearl St. (4th from left), and her sister Iola McManners is later V. H. Mills who ran the cafeteria at Lee School and now lives in Comanche, Texas (5th from left).
Denton's First Musical Organization
Denton's first musical oranization. Pictured are: Professor M. B. Terrill, Hugh R. Grant, Oliver Thurman, Professor Boezinger, J. A. Sanders, Professor Edwards, Professor Thurman, Ida Cook, Carlotta Russell, Jim Wright, Mrs. M. B. Terrill, Ada Terrill, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, Sue Allison, Ella Saunders, Stella Terrill, and Sam Allison.
Denton's First Musical Organization
Denton's first musical oranization. Pictured are: Professor M. B. Terrill, Hugh R. Grant, Oliver Thurman, Professor Boezinger, J. A. Sanders, Professor Edwards, Professor Thruman, Ida Cook, Carlotta Russell, Jim Wright, Mrs. M. B. Terrill, Ada Terrill, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, Sue Allison, Ella Saunders, Stella Terrill, and Sam Allison.
John A. Minnerly
Studio portrait of John Minnerly as a young boy. He is pictured seated with his arm on a fringed armrest. He is wearing a shirt with a standing ruffled collar.
Joseph (Joe) W. Minnerly
Studio portrait of Joseph Minnerly. Mr. Minnerly is wearing a three-piece suit and a bowtie.
Denton County Clerk's Office
Interior view of the Denton county clerk's office. Four men and five women are pictured sitting at or standing around desks, all are unidentified. On the right-hand wall hangs a World War I Red Cross poster that says, Have You Answered the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call? The poster was illustrated by Harrison Fisher in 1918; the Roll Call took place from Dec. 16th - 23rd.
[Photograph of Map of Texas]
Photograph of an 1842 map of Texas.
Denton Federal Savings and Loan Association
Denton Federal Savings and Loan located at the corner of Elm and McKinney.
Exterior View of the Electric Manufacturing Company
Exterior view of the south side of the Electric Manufacturing Company building with cars in the parking lot. The foreground is filled with a field of grass. The Electric Manufacturing Company is a division of the Amerace Corporation.
Exterior View of the Moore Business Forms Plant
Exterior view of the Moore Business Forms plant located at 601 E. Hickory. There are cars parked on the street to the left of the factory.
Group of Unidentified Young Women
Studio portrait of ten unidentified young women.
North Texas State University Administration Building
Administration building with clock tower on the North Texas State University Campus. The foreground has a line of trees receding into the left and a full parking lot is on the right hand side of the image.
North Texas State University Administration Building
Administration building with clock tower on the North Texas State University Campus. The foreground has a line of trees receding into the left and a full parking lot is on the right hand side of the image. The tree line is along Avenue A, looking south to the three-way intersection with Chestnut Avenue.
Post Office
Old post office at the corner of North Locust and McKinney. There are multiple automobiles in the foreground of the image.
Gentry Thompson and Dog in Automobile
Gentry Thompson sits in an automobile in a dark suit and hat and looks towards the camera. A white dog is sitting in the car in front of him. Newspaper caption reads: First Auto Here - Gentry Thompson, ginner who fancied diamonds, cars and a pet bull dog, is shown here in his auto, the first in Denton. Note the tillertype steering mechanism. His constant companion, the bull dog, went along for the ride in the dawning machine age.
The Cottage Hotel
Exterior view of the Cottage Hotel on South Locust Street
Denton County Courthouse
Exterior view of the Denton County Courthouse. Five unidentified individuals are standing outside of the courthouse. It was built in 1876 at a cost of $40,000 and was condemned in 1894.
Nettie Williams Edwards
Full-length portrait of Nettie Williams Edwards in a long sleeved, high necked dress with lace on the bodice.
Unidentified Man in Formal Clothing
Studio portrait of an unidentified man in black tuxedo with white shirt and bow tie.
Unidentified People
Unidentified group of people on what appears to be a college campus.
Young Man and Woman in Early Model Car
Young man and woman in snapshot with early model car.
Terrill Hall
Front exterior view of Terrill Hall at North Texas State College. A tree is on the right side of the frame and branches and power lines enter from the top of the image.
Virginia Military Institute
The booklet contains information about the commencement week in June, 1908 for the Virginia Military Institute. The booklet also includes a program of exercises and lists of officers and patrons.
Art Day Program
The program lists the scheduled performances for Art Day on March 1912. The performances include "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Forget Me Not," "Oh Nightingale," and others.
Neighbors Texas Interurban Railway
Making Neighbors includes photographs of and information about the Texas Interurban Railway, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Lewisville, Garza, and Denton.
Library Building N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.
Postcard contains photograph of the Library Building at the North Texas State Normal College, now known as the University of North Texas, in Denton.
Lake Dallas, Denton County, Texas
Postcard of simple map of Lake Dallas in Denton County, Texas. The map includes some roads around the lake.