From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 42 Matching Results

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[Letter to Lota M. Spell]

Description: Mrs. William Williams wrote Lota M. Spell of Austin, Texas concerning the installation of a historical marker at the site of John Simpson Chisum's home. John Chisum was a cattle king in Denton County in the mid-1800s.
Date: 1936-04-25~
Creator: Williams, Mrs. William
Partner: Denton Public Library

[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~
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
Partner: Denton Public Library

[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~
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Original F. M. Bralley Library of TSCW]

Description: Photograph of F. M. Bralley Library of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. The building was opened in 1927. A stream and bridge are visible in front of the library. The library has four columns with Ionian capitals and a bell tower on the roof.
Date: 1935~
Creator: Carruth Studio
Partner: Denton Public Library

[W. J. McConnell]

Description: President W. J. McConnell signing a document with a fountain pen while seated behind a desk in a dark suit. McConnell was the president of North Texas State College starting in 1935. A Royal typewriter is on the desk to the left of the image and a hat on the right.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Denton Public Library