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Wiggs Family on the Porch of their Home

Description: Group portrait of the Wiggs family on the porch of a white frame house behind a white metal fence. Pictured are: Rua Wiggs, Ava Ida, Grace, Fred and his Wife, Lou, Mrs. Z. Wiggs, Noah, Z. Wiggs, Walter and his wife, Anna. The three unidentified childrn are Ida's sons and daughter.
Date: 1912
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton County Clerk's Office

Description: 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.
Date: 1919?
Partner: Denton Public Library

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

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

Pilot Point Fire Department

Description: Pilot Point fire department with two fire trucks in front of the fire house. Pictured in the photo are: Speck Barton, Dr. Hawley, Bill Miller, Earl Selz, Halford Russell, J. D. Elder, Fred Hayden, Mark Wylie, Foutch (first name unknown), Byron Moffitt, Fred Wilson, Walter Wenckens, Hugh Dunn, and Leo Selz.
Date: 1915?
Creator: Eschenbaum
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