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From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - Browse

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[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

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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Man and woman hanging on bridge rail]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing and hanging on the rail of a bridge. The man is wearing a hat, shirt, tie, and trousers. The woman is wearing a skirt, blouse, and bonnet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Mrs. Stover, B. F. Witt, and James Robertson of Little Elm]

Description: Photograph of a large unidentified group posing in front of a house in Little Elm. Photograph of B. F. Witt's home, built in 1882, and Mrs. W. E. Bates. Photograph of James Robertson, his family, and his home, which also functioned as a school.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Real Daughters of the Confederacy

Description: Photograph of several women belonging to the Real Daughters of the Confederacy, Katie Daffan Chapter No. 933, posing in an unidentified living room. A Confederate flag is visible behind the group. A caption identifying the women is also included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Description: Photograph and newspaper clipping of the 1,041-foot bridge across Garza-Little Elm Reservoir on Farm RD 720. The bridge is near inundation due to high lake waters. Newspaper clippings regarding the affect of high lake waters on Little Elm are also included.
Date: c. 1957
Item Type: Clipping
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
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

City Passed Hat to Get TSCW

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the formation of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University, in Denton, Texas circa 1903. Photographs of the Old Main Building and Cree T. Work are also included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Brass Band and Little Elm "Reds" of 1908-1910]

Description: Photograph of the Little Elm 20th Century Band of 1908-1910. The members are posing with their instruments and in uniform. A caption identifying the members is included. Photograph of the Little Elm "Reds" baseball team of 1908-1910. The members are posing in uniform. A caption identifying them is included.
Date: c. 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library