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I.O.O.F. Cemetery Deed

Description: The deed contains C. C. Bell's purchase of the Odd Fellows' Cemetery, located in Denton, Texas, for the sum of twenty dollars on June 13th, 1887. The deed was drafted and signed in the Denton Lodge, No. 82, of the I.O.O.F.
Date: c. 1887-06-13
Creator: Long, D.R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Program for fourth of July ball held in Opera House 1883

Description: This program for the Fourth of July ball that was held at the Opera House in Denton includes an order of dance, lists of committee members, and other information regarding the ball. The Graham Opera House was located on the west side of the square.
Date: July 4, 1883
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

West Side of the Denton Square

Description: West side of the Denton Square. Visible businesses from the left to the right: C. M. Greenlee, Drug Store, H. J. Howell: Jeweler, Health Office, Houston Stiff Saloon, The Chronicle's offices, W. H. Cleveland Groceries, Carpets, J. B. Schmitz Furniture, Opera House, Carter and Benners Grocers, Land Office; A. D. Beaty, Tin Shop, C. F. Sanders and Company's Saddles and Harness.
Date: c. 1880
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Judge W. J. Austin

Description: Group of unidentified individuals on the west side of Denton Square for the funeral procession of Judge W. J. Austin.
Date: September 8, 1888
Creator: Weatherington, G. R.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Stanfield Lodge

Description: Seven officers of the Stanfield Lodge for 1888. Pictured are: W. F. Egan, W. R. Dudley, J. W. Cook, C. H. Clements, S. M. Bradley, J. R. McCormick, W. H. Sprawls.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Spring Trade! Fain, Peery, and Shelton!!

Description: An 1882 advertisement for Fain, Peery, and Shelton claims the very latest style from New York and other eastern markets. Dress goods, buntings, lawns, alpaccas, cashmeres, carpets, etc. are sold at this department store on the east side of the square.
Date: March 11, 1882
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Varied Entertainment Given By Miss Bass' School]

Description: Announcement for varied entertainment provided by the teachers and pupils of Miss Bass' School under the direction of Madame Richard at the Opera House on November 9, 1883.
Date: 1883-11-09?
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library