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Natives of the Confederate States of America

Description: Photograph of an organization known as "Natives of the Confederate States of America" of Denton, Texas in 1936. The men and women are posing outside and wearing suits and dresses. A caption identifying the members and organization is included.
Date: May 16, 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

North Texas Administration Building

Description: Entrance to the administration building on the North Texas State College campus. The entrance is bounded on both sides by trees and bushes.
Date: c. 1932
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Military Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten]

Description: Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moten dressed in a uniform and referred to, in the margin of the bottom of the photograph, as "Col. E. D. Moten, S. G."
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family. From left to right: Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, Susie Whitlock Moten. There is a dog at Susie Whitlock Moten's feet. Dr. Moten and Susie Moten sit in chairs on either side of their children.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Unidentified Man and Woman

Description: Photograph of unidentified man and woman standing in front of an unknown building. The man is wearing a dark suit and tie and glasses and the woman is in a long skirt and short-sleeved sweater.
Date: c. 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Dr. Carl G. Roberts of Chicago]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Carl G. Roberts of Chicago. He is dressed in a dark suit and tie with a handkerchief in the top pocket.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Photograph of the Moten Family]

Description: Group portrait of the Moten family seated in a living room in front of a mantel with a mirror and plants on it. From left to right, they are Dr. E. D. Moten, Carrie Annetta Moten, E. D. Moten, Jr., Myrtle Bell Moten, and Susie Whitlock Moten.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday

Description: The caption reads: Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday. These 14 old timers of Denton were photographed at a party celebrating Dr. E. W. Fritz's 84th birthday. They are, back row, left to right, Noah Batis, farmer; Mrs. J. W. Underwood; Mrs. F. E. Piner, wife of an early judge; Mrs. Ida Williams, whose husband was an early photographer; Mrrs. A. J. Kittrell, wife of an early cattleman; Mrs. J. S. Chapman, wife of a mining operator; Mrs. T. A. Robinson, wife of a cotton buyer, and Mrs. Cora Elliott, dressmaker. Front row, left to right, J. W. Shaw, a photographer, Dr. Fritz; Charles Wilkins, ranchmans; J. C. Parr, farmer, Mrs. C. C. Bell, and C. C. Bell, a farmer. (photo courtesy of Sam Fritz)
Date: May 23, 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Man standing in front of car

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a necktie standing in front of a car in Glen Rose, Texas around July in 1938. The car has a North Texas State Technical College Eagles sticker attached to the windshield.
Date: c. 1938-07
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Record-Chronicle from Mrs. W. B. Chambers]

Description: Letter to the Record-Chronicle newspaper in Denton, Texas from the Library Extension Committee of the Denton County Council of Parents and Teachers. The letter contains information about a traveling library that was created to provide books to rural schools.
Date: May 15, 1935
Creator: Denton County Council of P.T.A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

Description: Letter from Edwin Sue Goree, field worker of Texas State Library, to Mrs. W. B. Chambers, Chair of Library Club, Denton County Council, P.T.A., regarding the procurement of school books. Goree replied that the Texas State Library was not able to loan books or further assistance at present but suggested establishing a Denton county library.
Date: September 14, 1934
Creator: Goree, Edwin Sue
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

Unidentified Group

Description: Unidentified group of two men and fourteen women pose for a picture on the steps of a building. A small banner held by two of the women reads "Fidelis 1935-36."
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Susie Whitlock Moten]

Description: Portrait of Susie Whitlock Moten wearing a dark dress with white lace and a strand of pearls. She is visible from the shoulders up/
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Haymond and A. D.

Description: Two males identified on the back of the photograph as "My very best friends Haymond and A. D." They are standing in front of a porch with columns. One is in a pale suit and tie and the other in a dark suit and striped tie.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[T. C. Hill]

Description: Studio portrait of T. C. Hill. Mr. Hill is shown against a plain background and is wearing a suit and hat.
Date: 1935~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

Unknown Man

Description: Unidentified man in a suit standing next to a 1930s sedan automobile.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum