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1896 Denton County Courthouse Inside Corner Entrance

Description: Photograph of one of four inside corner entrances for the 1896 Denton County Courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. There are four inside corner entrance and four main entrances to the Courthouse.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Lower Detail

Description: Photograph of lower detail, including entrance, on the 1896 Denton County Courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. The four main entrances are identical.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Short Column Detail

Description: Photograph of a short red granite column with a red sandstone base and capital on the 1896 Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse South Side

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. The east entrance is in the center, with two more entrances on the inside corners flanking it. The layout of the east side is consistent all the way around the 1896 Denton County courthouse. There are eight entrance doors that can be open for ventilation.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Southwest Corner

Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of the 1896 Denton County Courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. A veteran's memorial is in the foreground of the photograph.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Upper Detail

Description: Photograph of the upper detail above an entrance door on the 1896 Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. Pigeons are sitting on a ledge under an inscription of "1896" and between two pairs of columns.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse West Side Clock Tower

Description: Photograph of the west side of the 1896 Denton County Courthouse clock tower. It is 3:45 pm. There is a porch going all the way around the tower under the clock. The towers have ogival roofs covered in black slate and metal trim. The finials that cap the towers are also metal. The bell and striker are on this level, inside, just under the clock.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1901 Opera House Northeast Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of the 1901 Denton Opera Building located on Locust and West Oak Streets on the Courthouse Square in downtown Denton, Texas. Currently occupied by Recycled Books. The multistoried building is pink with blue trim. A flat awning is placed above the corner entryway and windows.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Balconies on Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of balconies on two floors of the Denton County courthouse in Denton, Texas. There is an American flag to the left, and a Texas flag to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[The Bank Building]

Description: Photograph of the old Denton County National Bank on the corner of Locust Street in Denton, Texas. Cars are parked down the street to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Benches Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a two benches and a trash can outside the Denton County courthouse in Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Campus Theater North Hickory Street

Description: Photograph of the Campus Theater building one block north of the Courthouse on Hickory Street in downtown Denton, Texas. An electric green sign written with "Campus" stands above the marquee. The courthouse is visible in the background.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Card in Display Case]

Description: Photograph of a card detailing the life of John B. Denton in a display case in the Denton County courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars Across from Church]

Description: Photograph of cars parked on South Locust Street across from the First United Methodist Church in Denton, Texas. There is a sign on the building to the right, The Abbey Inn Restaurant, which reads "Boiler Room". The building in the left upper corner is Wells Fargo bank.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars at Light]

Description: Photograph of several cars waiting at a traffic light at the intersection of North Elm and West Oak on the nothwest corner of the Square in Denton, Texas next to a building housing Ethan Allen's Interiors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell