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[Denton County Roadwork]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man operating a machine to fill a pothole in Denton County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War I Army soldier in uniform]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier from World War I. The soldier is wearing his uniform and Army service hat. His collar is affixed with the Signal Corps insignia.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Three women posing in formal gowns]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified women posing in formal evening dresses. One woman is sitting and holding an object in her hands. The other two are standing behind the seated woman.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Post Card from Bettie to Hallie Thurman]

Description: Post card containing letter from Bettie to Miss Hallie Thurman of Denton, Texas. The post card was processed in Ft. Worth, Texas on April 2, 1909. The front of the post card contains a photograph of a house with wood siding and a porch with columns. A brick chimney is visible on the rear of the house.
Date: c. 1909-04-02
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two women in collared dresses with hair worn up]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified women with their hair worn up in a bun and held by an ornamental pick. One of the women is wearing a white dress with a ruffled collar, and the other is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Boy on porch with dog]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified boy sitting on a porch and a dog. The boy is wearing a jacket, tie, and flat cap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Five adults playing in the snow in front of building]

Description: Photograph of five unidentified adults playing in the snow in front of an unidentified building. Four are lying on the snow, and one stands behind them with a snowball in hand. They are wearing heavy winter clothing, scarves, and hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Plaza in Guanajay]

Description: Photograph of a plaza in Guanajay. Several gardens with fountains fill the plaza. Some buildings border the plaza, and the silhouette of a mountain is visible in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Three men standing around a lathe]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified men standing around a lathe in a workshop. Two of the men are wearing overalls, and the other is wearing a cap and a jacket. More pieces of machinery are visible in the background, and a truck is also visible behind the men.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Hallie's Christmas Present]

Description: Photograph of a toddler in a white dress standing in a chair and a baby sitting in a chair while wearing a long white dress that runs to the floor. The toddler is also wearing a white hair bow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Blanche and Bettie Lou on a hot day]

Description: Photograph of Blanche and Bettie Lou beside a house with wood siding. The woman is wearing a a print dress, has a bob haircut, and is holding a baby wrapped in a blanket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Workers in an unidentified butcher shop]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man and boy working in a butcher shop. The man is working with a rack of ribs, and the boy is holding a knife at another workstation. More large pieces of meat are hung in the background. In front of the men, a cashier is located on a counter, and two scales hang above the counter top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Typical Baptizing Scene on Big Elm and Dixon School

Description: Photograph of a large group of unidentified people attending a baptism on the bank of the Big Elm River. Another photograph of an unidentified class of boys and girls posing in front of the Dixon School.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Historical Sketch of the Katie Daffan Chapter H. D. C.

Description: A program containing a list of officers, presidents, and members of the Katie Daffan Chapter U.D.C. A brief history of the group is given, and information regarding the dedication of a confederate monument on June 3rd, 1918.
Date: c. 1918
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two boys and a toddler in front of a bush]

Description: Photograph of two boys wearing flat caps, white shirts, shorts, and knee socks and a toddler wearing a bonnet and shirt. The three unidentified children are posing in front of a large shrub.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

They Had A Job To Do

Description: Denton Record-Chronicle newspaper clipping of a picture of Misses Gertrude, Hassie, and Nola Doyle of Slidell.
Date: October 6, 1963
Creator: The Denton Record-Chronicle
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

Scene in the Little Elm Cemetery

Description: Photograph of several gravestones in the Little Elm Cemetery. A clipping and photograph concering Mrs. Ella Hawkins, first president of Cemetery Association, and various information about the cemetery is included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

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