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William C. Wright v. The United States and the Comanche and Kiowa Indians

Description: Record and transcription of William C. Wright v. the United States and the Comanche and Kiowa tribes of Indians in the United States Court of Claims. The claimant argued that the Comanche and Kiowa Indians stole property from him around 1868.
Date: c. 1891-07-01
Creator: United States. Court of Claims.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sanger Community Fair, Sept. 14-19, 1927

Description: Booklet for the Sanger Community Fair on September 14-17, 1927. The booklet contains several advertisements for Sanford area businesses, a program of parade and fair events, a list of committee members, a photograph and list of members of the Sanger Fire Department, and other information about the fair.
Date: c. 1927-09-14
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Booklet to accompany Clason's Guide Map of Texas]

Description: Booklet contains information about Texas including the populations of many of the cities and counties in Texas according to the 1910 Census. The locations in the booklet are keyed to correspond with Clason's Guide Map of Texas.
Date: c. 1910 - 1919
Partner: Denton Public Library

Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas

Description: Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas as adopted April 4, 1914 with amendments to August, 1934. The front cover contains an illustration of Denton city hall.
Date: June 1934
Creator: Gambill, R. B.
Partner: Denton Public Library

College Bulletin, Number 105, September 1, 1923

Description: This bulletin outlines the work of the Department of Extension for the College of Industrial Arts and describes the ways in which the college includes the community in educational and recreational activities.
Date: November 1, 1923
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Partner: Texas Woman's University

College Bulletin, Number 95, November 1, 1921

Description: This bulletin includes two outlines titled, "Woman's Citizenship Problems" and, "Americanization" as well as a forward at the beginning and suggested reading at the end.
Date: November 1, 1921
Creator: Texas State College for Women. College of Industrial Arts.
Partner: Texas Woman's University

College Bulletin, Number 19, August, 1907

Description: According to the Announcement on page 2, "This issue of the Bulletin is intended to illustrate some of the practical features of the courses offered at the College of Industrial Arts." This bulletin includes photographs of students and campus buildings.
Date: August 1907
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Denton Jaycee-ettes, 1956-1957, Yearbook

Description: Yearbook of Denton Jaycee-ettes includes the creed of the group, lists of officers and members, social calendar, constitution, and by-laws.
Date: 1957
Creator: Denton Jaycee-ettes
Partner: Texas Woman's University

College Bulletin, Number 28, December, 1909

Description: This bulletin includes calendars, lists of important people, and articles written about the school including articles published in the Fort Worth Star, Fort Worth Record, Denton Record and Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Journal, and Clay's Review.
Date: December 1909
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Centurama

Description: The official program for Denton's centennial celebration on April 21-27, 1957 contains information about the events week, a brief history of Denton's foundation and progress, a map of Denton in 1957, and several advertisements for local organizations. Several photographs of early Denton County scenes, various historical markers, early buildings of North Texas State College and Texas State College for Women, and other mentionable landmarks are included.
Date: 1957-04~
Creator: Denton Centennial Commision
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Denton Kindergarten Association

Description: The year book or announcement of the Denton Kindergarten Association and Mothers' Meetings includes a course of study, a list of officers and board of directors, an introductory statement, a list of meetings, agenda, and a constitution.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

31 Men With Vision

Description: In 1892, thirty-one men petitioned the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. for the right to form a national bank in Denton, Texas. The booklet contains photographs of the thirty-one men and a brief history of Denton County National Bank's conception and first seventy-five years of operation.
Date: 1967-01~
Creator: Drenner, William E.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Famous in the West

Description: Cunningham provided information about El Paso, Texas in the late nineteenth century. He also wrote about early settlers, marshals, and criminals of the west in that time period. He wrote about "Billy the Kid," First Sergeant James B. Gillett, Tom Threepersons, Dallas Stoudenmire, John Wesley Hardin, and others.
Date: 1925~
Creator: Cunningham, Eugene
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Community Theater presents "Bus Stop"]

Description: The program for "Bus Stop" presented by the Denton Community Theater contains advertisements for Denton area businesses including banks, grocers, pharmacies, auto dealers, insurance agencies, general stores. The program also lists the cast, a synopsis of the scenes, special credits, board of directors, patrons, and the production and business staff.
Date: 1973-11~
Creator: Inge, William
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton County Brands

Description: The booklet contains a collection of many of the livestock brands used to identify cattle, horses, sheep, and goats by early Denton County Ranchers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Western National Bank of Denton
Partner: Denton Public Library

50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young People's Organization of the Central Presbyterian Church
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Telephone Directory: Sept. 1924

Description: Denton Telephone Directory includes numbers and advertisements for businesses in Denton and the surrounding area. The North Texas Telephone Company published the directory in September 1924.
Date: September 1924
Creator: North Texas Telephone Company
Partner: Denton Public Library

Retail Merchants' Association's Denton City Directory

Description: The Retail Merchants' Association's Denton City Directory contains addresses of all businesses and residents within Denton and the surrounding area. The directory also contains several advertisements for local businesses.
Date: 1923
Creator: Retail Merchants' Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

Peoples Home Telephone Company

Description: The Peoples Home Telephone Company Directory contains phone numbers and addresses of businesses and residents in Denton and the surrounding area. The directory also includes advertisements for local businesses. The Peoples Home Telephone Company compiled the directory on December 1, 1918.
Date: December 1, 1918
Creator: Peoples Home Telephone Company
Partner: Denton Public Library

Peoples Home Telephone Company

Description: The Peoples Home Telephone Company Directory includes phone numbers and addresses for businesses and residents of Denton and the surrounding area. The directory also includes advertisements for local businesses. The directory was updated on April 22, 1922.
Date: April 22, 1922
Creator: Peoples Home Telephone Company
Partner: Denton Public Library

Virginia Military Institute

Description: 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.
Date: 1908
Creator: Virginia Military Institute
Partner: Denton Public Library