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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

Historical Sketch of the Katie Daffan Chapter H. D. C.

Description: A program containing a list of officers, presidents, and members of the Katie Daffan Chapter U.D.C. A brief history of the group is given, and information regarding the dedication of a confederate monument on June 3rd, 1918.
Date: c. 1918
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

Denton High School Twentieth Annual Commencement Program 1905

Description: The twentieth annual commencement of Denton High School was held at Wright's Opera House on May 22, 1905. The program also contains information about the baccalaureate service, the names of the graduates, an order of services, and a list of faculty and board of trustees.
Date: c. 1905
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

[Harris Family, War Ration Books and tokens, Sept. 7, 1944]

Description: Five war ration books within a ration book cover provided by Denton County National Bank. The ration books belonged to Mary Jean Harris, Shirley Francis Harris, Helen F. Harris, Mrs. W. B. Francis, and John Richard Harris III. The ration books contain several unused ration stamps.
Date: 1943~
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
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

Neighbors Texas Interurban Railway

Description: Making Neighbors includes photographs of and information about the Texas Interurban Railway, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Lewisville, Garza, and Denton.
Date: 1925~
Creator: Texas Interurban Railway
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Description: Booklet contains a list of special meetings, an order of business, and a course of study. The booklet also contains the society's motto, officers, and committees. A detailed order of services of each meeting during 1912-1913 is included.
Date: 1912
Creator: Woman's Missionary Society
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Description: Booklet contains a list of special meetings, an order of business, and a course of study. The booklet also contains the society's motto, officers, and committees. A detailed order of services of each meeting during 1914 is included.
Date: 1914?
Creator: Woman's Missionary Society
Partner: Denton Public Library

Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Description: Booklet contains a list of special meetings, an order of business, and a course of study. The booklet also contains the society's motto, officers, and committees. A detailed order of services of each meeting during the 1919-1920 is included.
Date: 1919?
Creator: Woman's Missionary Society
Partner: Denton Public Library

The 1971 Miss Denton Pageant

Description: Book contains information about the Denton Jaycees and their Miss Denton Pageant. Photographs of the Denton Jaycees chairmen are included. Several advertisements for Denton area business and the photographs of pageant contestants are also included.
Date: 1971
Creator: Denton Jaycees
Partner: Denton Public Library