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[Girls Industrial College Diploma]

Description: Diploma certifying that Beulah Kincaid completed the Commercial Arts Course and graduated from the Girls Industrial College of Texas. Certificate is signed by the President of the Board of Regents and the President of the College.
Date: June 8, 1904
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Girls' Tip-Top Basketball Team

Description: North Texas State Normal School's girls' Tip-Top basketball team. Pictured are: Hope McMinn, Esther Whittaker, Katherine Black, Sadie Roberts, Mary Belle Jones, Cassie Higgins, Beulah Davies, Justa Glass, Elizabeth Elliott, Volina Cohen, Dixie McDaniel, Marylee Matthews, Eula Moore.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graduating Class of May 1907

Description: Photograph of J. W. Parker, superintendent of the school, Walter Trickey, W. B. Chambers, Jennie Bowers, Alma Lain, and Fay Parker.
Date: 1907~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hallie Thurman

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Hallie Thurman in a high-necked dress.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Jessamine Blount

Description: A short poem commemorates the life of Jessamine Blount who died on June 28, 1900 at the age of 49. Dr. J. P. Blount, first president of a Denton bank, survived his wife.
Date: 1900-06-28~
Creator: Blount Family
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Joe Lister]

Description: Studio portrait of Joe Lister. Mr. Lister is holding a hat and standing next to an elaborate wicker chair. A paisley drape is in the background.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

John B. Denton College

Description: Newspaper clipping contains information about the creation of John B. Denton College in Denton, Texas. O. M. Thurman was the first president of the college.
Date: June 23, 1901
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

John B. Denton College

Description: Newspaper clipping contains information about students of John B. Denton College and the construction of the college building.
Date: September 26, 1901
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Denton Public Library

[John B. Denton Funeral Notice]

Description: Funeral notice for John B. Denton, who was killed by indians on May 22, 1841. The interment was held at the Denton Courthouse on November 21, 1901. This notice was given to the Denton Public Library by Mrs. R.M. Mitchell and was included in one of three scrapbooks that she made for the library.
Date: November 21, 1901
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

John Bunyan Denton

Description: Photograph of an artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded.
Date: 1907
Creator: Broome Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

John Dunn

Description: John Dunn standing next to a cabin made out of wood in a field.
Date: August 8, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

John W. Gober

Description: John Wesley Gober standing center-frame in front of a brick house. He is wearing a dark suit with vest and matching hat. There is a brick cellar to the right and trees are visible in the background. Information found on the back of the photograph: "John W. Gober was born in Marietta, Ga., March 14, 1826. Married Miss Mary Ann Comp, November 20, 1846. Moved to Fannin County, Texas 1851 - moved to Denton County 1853. Settled on Clear Creek near Bolivar. He served 4 years in the Confederate Army. He died Feb. 23, 1905 and was buried with Masonic honors in IOOF Cemetery. Joined Co. H, Eighteenth Regiment, a partisan Rangers."
Date: 1900?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

John Wesley Gober Riding a Mule

Description: John Wesley Gober, age 77, riding a mule in the center of the image and facing to the left. The handwriting on the bottom looks like it says the photo was taken near Dumas, Moore County, about 1903.
Date: 1903?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Julia Ann Gober Wright

Description: Julia Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Julia Ann Gober Wright

Description: Julian Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Mildred Jackson

Description: Portrait of Mildred Jackson taken on her twentieth birthday. She married Ira O'Dell in Ja. 1907, in Quanah. They came to Denton County in September, 1907, and to Denton in January, 1918. Her father was Carroll Jackson.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Nettie Williams Edwards

Description: Full-length portrait of Nettie Williams Edwards in a long sleeved, high necked dress with lace on the bodice.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library