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[Norvell Hill]

Description: Studio portrait of baby Norvell Hill [Williams Reed] seated on an elaborate wicker bench. She is wearing a light-colored dress and dark shoes.
Date: 1922
Creator: Carrset Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Basketball court in old TSCW Gymnasium]

Description: Photograph of a basketball court in the first Gymnasium of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. Various exercise equipment, benches, chairs, and a piano are visible in the background.
Date: c. 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Gymnasium 1922

Description: The entrance of an unidentified gymnasium is visible. The three-story brick building has four columns at its entrance. Two plots of flowers are blooming in front of the building.
Date: c. 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Main Auditorium before adding lobby and studios

Description: The main auditorium of Texas State College for Women is shown before the adding of lobby and studios. Five doors and windows are shown on the front of the building. The old Household Arts Building is partially visible behind the auditorium, and the old Administration Building, now known as the Old Main Building, is partially visible to the right of the auditorium.
Date: 1922 - 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[First TSCW Gymnasium Building]

Description: Photograph of the first Gymnasium Building at Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. Flowers, shrubs, and trees are in front of the two-story brick building with four Doric columns.
Date: c. 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Portrait of Myrtle Moten]

Description: Portrait of Myrtle Bell Moten. She is dressed in a velvet sleeveless bodice and wears a long-sleeved blouse made of a material that is almost sheer, but has a weave-like pattern and a lace collar. She is looking at the camera and has bobbed hair.
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[E. D. Moten, Jr. Standing by a Tree]

Description: Photograph of E. D. Moten, Jr., standing with one hand on a tree. He is dressed in a one-piece suit with long sleeves. There are cars in the background with a row of houses running on the left side of the street.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of E. D. Moten, Jr.]

Description: Portrait of E. D. Moten, Jr., standing near a white fence with four rails. He wears a sweater, shorts, long socks, and shoes, and has something in his mouth.
Date: 1921~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Group of African American Women]

Description: Photograph of six African American women, one of whom is Myrtle Bell Moten. She and another woman are dressed in shorts, three are wearing pants, and one is dressed as a nurse. They are standing in a field with trees in the background.
Date: 1929~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Robert E. Lee School Teachers

Description: Ten Robert E. Lee school teachers. Included areL Louise Graham, Ona Rainey, Marguerite Sinclair, Mrs. Meyers (first name unknown), Mrs. William H. Lundy, Clara Skiles (principal), Frances WEathers, Beatrice Clark.
Date: c. 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Wisdom Gober

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of J. Wisdom Gober, age 90, facing and looking into the camera. On the back of the photo is handwritten, "J. W. Gober - Bolivar."
Date: 1927?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bell

Description: Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bell. Charles Bell married Elmira Elizabeth "Bettie" Inge in Fannin County in 1862. They owned the land along what is now Bell Avenue in Denton, Texas.
Date: 1920?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bell

Description: Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bell. Charles Bell married Elmira Elizabeth "Bettie" Inge in Fannin County in 1862. They owned the land along what is now Bell Avenue in Denton, Texas.
Date: 1920?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Family portrait of the Moten family. Six people, four women and two men, stand behind two seated older women. A young boy stands between the chairs.
Date: 1925~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

City Federation of Women's Club

Description: Group of women from the City Federation, who were guests of the Texas Power & Light Company at Lake Trinidad, Texas. Pictured are: (bottom row, left to right) Miss Lee Williams (Pres.), Mrs. R. L. West (Treasurer), Mrs. Nettie Edwards, Mrs. Jo Blanks (Fanny), Mrs. C. C. Yancy, Mrs. Billy Woods, Mrs. Fisher (of Dallas, whose husband conducted the group); (top row, left to right) Mrs. Emory Curtis, Mrs. F. V. Garrison, Mrs. Dan Turner, Mrs. R. T. Mays.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Roomate Reunion June 4, 1927

Description: The College of Industrial Arts classes of 1907, 1917, and 1927 reunited on June 4, 1927 during the Ex-Students' Association Annual Banquet. The program contains a menu and order of services for the banquet.
Date: c. 1927-06-04
Creator: Ex-Students' Association
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

Description: This program contains information about the Denton Fire Department, a biographical sketch about W. J. Austin, descendant of Stephen F. Austin and former president of the State Firemen's Association, a list of officers and members of the Denton Fire Department, and several photographs of firemen and their equipment. The booklet also contains information about the mayor and city officials of Denton in 1928, a photograph of Denton city hall, a photograph of Godwin Hotel, and the schedule of events for the annual convention of the State Firemen's Association of Texas. Some information about other Denton County fire departments is included. The program also contains several advertisements for Texas and Denton County businesses.
Date: c. 1928-06-12
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

First Baptist Church. Denton, Texas

Description: Mrs. West sent a postcard with a photograph of First Baptist Church of Denton, Texas on the front to Mrs.T. W. Buell of Roanoke, Texas on April 1, 1924. In the message, Mrs. West informs Mrs. Buell of which train she intends to ride.
Date: c. 1924
Creator: The Albertype Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Denton Public Library

The X-Ray

Description: The first Denton Rotary Club X-Ray from July 7, 1922 contains information about the newsletter's conception, the Rotary Club's members, the club's upcoming events, the baseball team, and advertisements for local businesses.
Date: c. 1922-07-07
Creator: Denton Rotary Club
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University