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Looking Back

Description: Newspaper photos showing the owners of Collins-Andrews Dr Good Store and postal workers in front of a post office in early Sanger, Texas. Photograph of Jesse P. Smith on his horse Snooper. Photograph of Dottie Mae McBride, Otis McBride, Alene Duncan, and Reba Duncan on a horse.
Date: July 11, 1963
Creator: Cherry, Ruby
Partner: Denton Public Library

Bedridden Boy Still In School

Description: Newspaper clipping and photo regarding Larry Wayne Shell, a third-grader at Little Elm School. Larry broke his leg and was forced to stay at home. His family installed an intercom wire between the school and his room, so he could participate in the lessons. Mrs. Harmon was his teacher.
Date: February 17, 1963
Creator: Burlage, George
Partner: Denton Public Library

Stark Hall Dorm

Description: Stark Hall dormitory on the Texas Woman's University Campus. The dormitory is a high-rise complex and is framed in the photograph by trees on the bottom and right sides of the frame.
Date: 1967
Partner: Denton Public Library