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[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 11, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 5, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: February 18, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Western Presbyter]

Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Date: January 14, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Hilltop Happenings]

Description: Newsletter published by Flow Memorial Hospital in Denton, Texas.
Date: c. 1974-05
Partner: Denton Public Library

Looking Back

Description: Newspaper photos showing the owners of Collins-Andrews Dr Good Store and postal workers in front of a post office in early Sanger, Texas. Photograph of Jesse P. Smith on his horse Snooper. Photograph of Dottie Mae McBride, Otis McBride, Alene Duncan, and Reba Duncan on a horse.
Date: July 11, 1963
Creator: Cherry, Ruby
Partner: Denton Public Library

Public Speaking. Turn out Everybody.

Description: Leaflet advertising a public address by Alvin C. Owsley concerning the upcoming vote on Prohibition and the Local Option Law in Denton County.
Date: c. 1877-01-10
Creator: Owsley, Alvin C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Grand State Farmers Alliance delegates certificate

Description: This delegates certificate includes the minutes of a meeting held on July 12th, 1886 in which the officers and representatives were selected. The certificate lists all of the representatives chosen.
Date: July 12, 1886
Partner: Denton Public Library

Program for fourth of July ball held in Opera House 1883

Description: This program for the Fourth of July ball that was held at the Opera House in Denton includes an order of dance, lists of committee members, and other information regarding the ball. The Graham Opera House was located on the west side of the square.
Date: July 4, 1883
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Certificate of Commendation to the Denton City Council]

Description: Certificate of Commendation awarded to the Denton City Council by the Texas Historical Commission for distinguished service in the field of historic preservation. The certificate was awarded on June 5, 1980.
Date: c. 1980-06-05
Partner: Denton Public Library

Fifteenth Annual Commencement of the Denton High School

Description: Program for the Fifteenth Annual Commencement of the Denton High School at Wright's Opera House on Friday, May 18, 1900 contains an order of services, and a list of the Board of Trustees.
Date: c. 1900-05-18
Partner: Denton Public Library

Ninth Annual Reception Alumni Association Denton High School

Description: The program for the Ninth Annual Reception of the Alumni Association at Denton High School on May 20, 1915 at Elks Hall contains an order of addresses, a list of toasts, and the lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne."
Date: c. 1915-05-20
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Texas Association, stock certificate]

Description: Stock certificate from the Texas Association, 8,000 Square miles on the Trinity River.
Date: c. 1844
Creator: Texas Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Denton School

Description: Announcement about the schedule, tuition, and courses of Denton School in Denton, Texas in the year 1884. The announcement also contains a list of faculty and information about the city of Denton.
Date: c. 1884-03-11
Partner: Denton Public Library

Six pages from journal of Julia Williams, 1933

Description: Entries from Julie Williams's journal dating from June 4, 1933 to July 20, 1933. Some of the entries are written on stationary from the Williams Store in Denton, Texas.
Date: c. 1933-06-04
Creator: Williams, Julie
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public Schools

Description: Denton Public Schools report of Annie Parks during the session of 1899-1900. The report card contains a list of school board members, Annie's grades during both terms, and Annie's guardian's signature.
Date: c. 1899
Partner: Denton Public Library

[John B. Denton Funeral Notice]

Description: Funeral notice for John B. Denton, who was killed by indians on May 22, 1841. The interment was held at the Denton Courthouse on November 21, 1901. This notice was given to the Denton Public Library by Mrs. R.M. Mitchell and was included in one of three scrapbooks that she made for the library.
Date: November 21, 1901
Partner: Denton Public Library

Roomate Reunion June 4, 1927

Description: The College of Industrial Arts classes of 1907, 1917, and 1927 reunited on June 4, 1927 during the Ex-Students' Association Annual Banquet. The program contains a menu and order of services for the banquet.
Date: c. 1927-06-04
Creator: Ex-Students' Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

Early Memories and Facts

Description: Early reminiscences of Lloyd in Denton County, Texas. The article contains information about a mill, general store, T. Bates, and an old pottery shop. A photograph of a methodist church building in a cemetery near Lloyd is also included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jagoe, J.W.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Julia Williams, In Account With The Dallas Morning News]

Description: Receipt for an ad posted in the Dallas Morning News by Julia Williams on Sunday February 15, 1959. Williams advertised three Shetland fillies for sale. The ad is also contained. Rue Simmons documented the charge of $3.30 for the advertisement.
Date: February 19, 1959
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from Frank Hitchcock, Postmaster General]

Description: Certificate to post office from Frank H. Hitchcock, Postmaster General, authorizing the post office in Denton, Texas to serve as a postal savings depository.
Date: August 10, 1911
Creator: Hitchcock, Frank H.
Partner: Denton Public Library

The X-Ray

Description: The first Denton Rotary Club X-Ray from July 7, 1922 contains information about the newsletter's conception, the Rotary Club's members, the club's upcoming events, the baseball team, and advertisements for local businesses.
Date: c. 1922-07-07
Creator: Denton Rotary Club
Partner: Denton Public Library

I.O.O.F. Cemetery Deed

Description: The deed contains C. C. Bell's purchase of the Odd Fellows' Cemetery, located in Denton, Texas, for the sum of twenty dollars on June 13th, 1887. The deed was drafted and signed in the Denton Lodge, No. 82, of the I.O.O.F.
Date: c. 1887-06-13
Creator: Long, D.R.
Partner: Denton Public Library