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[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: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

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

F. M. Bralley Library (1935)

Description: The F. M. Bralley Library of Texas State College for Women is visible in the background through trees. In the foreground, some women are sitting on benches beside a waterway.
Date: c. 1935
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

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: c. 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

Unknown Man

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

Eagle Park Bleachers at the North Texas State College

Description: View of the field bleachers at Eagle Park at North Texas State College. Trees dot the foreground and tall, electric lights line the edges of the playing area. The field was constructed in 1913, and in 1927 steel stands were constructed to seat 2,200 on the west side of the field. The football field was part of "Eagle Park."
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Stoddard Hall Lobby

Description: View of the lobby of Stoddard Hall at the Texas State College for Women.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Library at North Texas State College

Description: External view of the front of the library at North Texas State College. There are seven black automobiles visible parked in front of the library.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
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: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

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

Front of Marquis Hall with Two Superimposed Portraits

Description: Exterior view of the front of Marquis Hall on the North Texas State College Campus. Collaged onto the photograph in the upper right and bottom left corners are portraits of President W. J. McConnell and former president, R. L. Marquis.
Date: c. 1935
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