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Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 1, July 1910

Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:"Bob Potter and Old Rose"; Letters from Bishop Waugh; Enoch Mather Martin; History of North Texas Conference; History of the Texas Conference; The Rio Grand Conference; Our Early Schools; Daniel Poe, of the Eastern Texas Conference; The Circuit Rider--Early Days in Texas; Mexican Missions at Home.
Date: July 1910
Creator: Cody, C. C.
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[TSCW Household Arts Building (2nd floor, south gallery)]

Description: Photograph of the Household Arts Building's second floor balcony near the south gallery. A few troughs with plants growing in them are visible. The balcony is lined with a metal guardrail. Columns with Ionian capitals support the building right outside the balcony. Other parts of the Texas State College for Women campus including the Science Building are visible in the background. The Household Arts Building was completed in 1913.
Date: c. 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Household Arts Building (1913)

Description: Several women near the steps of the Household Arts Building at Texas State College for Women. The three-story brick building has six columns with Ionian capitals. The Household Arts Building was the second largest instructional building erected on the campus of Texas Woman's University. The Legislature appropriated $75,000 for it, and the building was occupied with the opening of the 1913-14 school year. Additions, repairs and changes subsequently may have brought the total cost of the building to approximately $100,000. The building was the home of the Department of Home Economics.
Date: c. 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Educational Rally

Description: Students rallying for an unknown event or cause on the southeast corner of the Denton Square.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior of Leverett Grocery

Description: Interior view of Leverett Grocery with an unidentified man standing on the right side of the store. Various goods are on shelves against each wall and on the counters which run the length of the store.
Date: c. 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graveling of Decatur Highway

Description: Decatur Highway, west of Denton, being graveled by the Z. Wiggs crew in the summer of 1913. The man in the white shirt is Z. Wiggs, the rest are unidentified.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Decatur Highway Underpass

Description: Decatur Highway underpass below the Santa Fe Railroad. The road is unpaved and right before the underpass, in the distance, two unidentified men are visible standing on either side of an automobile. The highway was still in use up to 1972.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Pilot Point Depot

Description: Interior view of the Pilot Point Depot. Fred Wiggs is in the foreground and Noah Wiggs is sitting on the desk; the other two men in the photo are unidentified.
Date: c. 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Interior View of Beyette's Shoe Store

Description: Interior view of Beyette's Shoe Store located on the east side of the Denton Square. The man on the left is identified as Paul Beyette, while the man on the right and the men in the far back are unidentified. In the center of the foreground is a glass display case with ties. The walls on either side of the store are lined with shelves which are filled with shoes.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Normal Training School, Grade 8

Description: Class picture of grade eight at Normal Training School 1914-15. Pictured are: (top row) Joe Bates, Francis Ballard, W. E. James, Bulger (first name unknown), Lorine Hennen, Ola Jones, Ruth Mahan, (middle row) Hagen Armstrong, Cramer Grant, Eber Roberson, Owen Fulton, Olin Bates, Curtis Taylor, Ozro Hennen, Marion Fox, and Stenberger (first name unknown).
Date: 1914?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Allene Owens, Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, and Margaret (Peg) Bass at a Vineyard

Description: Photocopy of (from left to right) Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, Allene Owens, and Margaret (Peg) Bass in their summer dresses at a vineyard. A building is visible on the left, foliage behind the girls on the right, and a field can be seen in the background. Back of the photo says, "The Vineyard, 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exchange National Bank of Denton, Texas

Description: The pamphlet for Exchange National Bank contains a list of officers and directors, and a Condensed Statement of Condition at close of business on December 31, 1915.
Date: c. 1915
Creator: Exchange National Bank
Item Type: Text
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?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library