From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 81 Matching Results

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Art Day Program

Description: 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.
Date: 1912-03~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Ten Nights in a Bar Room, Courthouse]

Description: Article announces the presentation of Ten nights in a Bar Room at the Court House on April 10, 1878. The announcement also includes a cast of characters and synopsis of incidents throughout the play. Hon. Geo. Mellerch, Odd Fellow lecturer, opened the event. The Denton String Band furnished music. Given to the Emily Fowler Library by Gretna Cobbs Davis, a member of an early family of Denton. Her father, R. E. Cobbs, appeared in this home talent play in 1878.
Date: 1878-04-10?
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement Exercises John B. Denton College

Description: John B. Denton College hosted commencement exercises on June 12, 1902 at Wright's Opera House. This program contains a list of graduates and an order of services.
Date: June 12, 1902
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Wedding invitation for Mr. and Mrs. William Williams]

Description: Wedding invitation for Mr. William Williams and Miss Effie Fay Branche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Crow Wright. The couple was wed on October 27 at Bosco Bel, Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Spring Trade! Fain, Peery, and Shelton!!

Description: An 1882 advertisement for Fain, Peery, and Shelton claims the very latest style from New York and other eastern markets. Dress goods, buntings, lawns, alpaccas, cashmeres, carpets, etc. are sold at this department store on the east side of the square.
Date: March 11, 1882
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement at Texas Normal College on July 30, 1892 includes a list of graduates and order of exercises.
Date: 1892-07-30?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cranston Hall, Ten Nights in a Barroom]

Description: Announcement for the performance of "Ten Nights in a Barroom" at Cranston Hall on October 17, 1879. The announcement contains a cast of characters and a synopsis of the drama's scenes.
Date: 1879-10-17?
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
Partner: Denton Public Library

El Fenix Cafe

Description: The El Fenix Cafe menu contains the names and prices of their dishes, desserts, and beverages. The restaurant offered cocktails and relishes, salads, sandwiches, eggs and omelettes, soups, chicken and steak dinners, nonalcoholic beverages, wines, beer, fish, and a variety of Mexican dishes. The Special Mexican Dinner cost $1.25 at the time of this menu. A poem by James J. Metcalfe is written on the back of the menu.
Date: [1945, 1955]
Creator: El Fenix Cafe
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Texas Normal College, Student Recital]

Description: Invitation to a student recital given by pupils of Mrs. E. F. McKissack of Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas. The recital was held Monday, April 13, 1891.
Date: 1891-04-13~
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
Partner: Denton Public Library

Cascade Plunge Welcomes You

Description: Advertisement welcomes all to enjoy Denton's old swimming hole on 512 Bois D'Arc Street. The swimming hole was supervised at all times by Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Wilson.
Date: May 1, 1922
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Varied Entertainment Given By Miss Bass' School]

Description: Announcement for varied entertainment provided by the teachers and pupils of Miss Bass' School under the direction of Madame Richard at the Opera House on November 9, 1883.
Date: 1883-11-09?
Partner: Denton Public Library

Closing Exercises, Junior Scientifics, Texas Normal College

Description: Program of the closing exercises for Junior Scientifics at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas on June 18, 1891. The program includes the titles, creators, and performers of musical and poetic pieces.
Date: 1891-06-18~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Normal College, Denton, Texas

Description: Program for the graduating exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in 1892 includes a list of graduates and a list of performances and orations by students.
Date: 1892-07-28?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement Concert, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement concert at Texas Normal College on June 17, 1891. The program includes the order of services and the titles, creators, and performers of musical pieces.
Date: 1891-06-17?
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Wesley Bulletin

Description: The bulletin contains the order of services, items of interest, church news, and a list of faculty members of First Methodist Episcopal Church in Denton, Texas. The front of the bulletin contains a photograph of Reverend E. T. Bates, who died on March 26, 1915.
Date: 1915-01-31?
Creator: Wesley Adult Teacher Training Class
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Shakespeare Club Programme

Description: The program for the Woman's Shakespeare Club meeting on December 27, 1900 contains words of welcome from Mrs. W. A. Ponder, vocal solos, readings, papers, and instrumentals.
Date: 1900-12-27~
Creator: Woman's Shakespeare Club
Partner: Denton Public Library

Memorial of Samuel Porter Allison's funeral

Description: This memorial of Samuel Porter Allison, whom died on April 21st, 1898, includes information regarding his funeral services.
Date: April 21, 1898
Partner: Denton Public Library

In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Jessamine Blount

Description: A short poem commemorates the life of Jessamine Blount who died on June 28, 1900 at the age of 49. Dr. J. P. Blount, first president of a Denton bank, survived his wife.
Date: 1900-06-28~
Creator: Blount Family
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sermon by Rev. William Holmes Baldridge

Description: A sermon written by Reverend William Holmes Baldridge, grandfather of Mrs. H. B. Loomis and Mrs. Willie C. Smith, is visible on a piece of paper. The sermon is on confidence in Christ for the Lasting Hope Congregation. The sermon was delivered in 1850 and is over 2nd Timothy 1 and 12.
Date: 1850~
Creator: William Holmes Baldridge
Partner: Denton Public Library

Memorial of Annie Page's funeral

Description: This black and gold memorial in remembrance of Annie Page, who died on April 29th, 1918, includes decorations and a short poem.
Date: April 29, 1918
Partner: Denton Public Library