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[Portrait of Girl]

Description: Portrait of a young African-American girl, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a lighter pattern printed on it. A handwritten note on the back says "Milam Aunt, 1995 Living in LA over 100 yrs."
Date: 1900~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Autograph Book of Maggie Hampton]

Description: Signature and address book used by Maggie Mayfield Hampton during her time teaching at the Fred Douglas school in Prairie View, Texas. Various friends at the school wrote notes to Maggie in the book. The journal has a purple fabric cover with a flower pattern; decorative embellishments are on the front, including flowers and the letters "Auto."
Date: 1906-09/1907-05~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moton]

Description: Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moton, visible from the chest up, wearing a dark-colored suit with pens in the jacket pocket. The photograph is in an oval frame and handwritten notes on the back say: "had 2 daughters, Annetta and Myrtle, lived in Quakertown" and "Dr. E. D. Moton, first black doctor in Denton."
Date: December 1923
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Nursery School Class Photo]

Description: Copy print of a nursery school class in Denton, Texas, taken in front of the teacher's home on Prairie street. Identified from left to right: First Row -- Lockland (?), Archie Woodards, Betty Kimble, Betty Pratt, George Davis, Minnie, Louise Jones, Ruby. Second Row -- Luvinia, "Topsy" Ponder, Dorothy Sims, Curtis Smith, JoAnn Pratt, Griffin, Laura Alexander. Teacher Miss Stone.
Date: [1935, 1936]
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Fred Douglas High School Football Team]

Description: Photocopy of the team portrait of the Fred Douglas High School football team during the 1940s. Identified from left to right: First Row -- William Goodnes, Lawrence Peace, L. H. Simpkins, unknown, Eddie Franklin, George Davis, Ernest Sims, Jr., Charlie Beatty. Second Row -- J. D. Stimson (left), James Whitlow (second from right). Third Row -- Bennie Gober, Billy Simpson, unknown, Luther Varner, Ponder, unknown, W. L. Kimble, E. D. Price, unknown.
Date: [1940..1949]
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Photograph of Sadie Moore]

Description: Photograph of Sadie Moore seated on a wicker loveseat, out-of-doors. Both of her hands are near her neck, and she appears to be holding a kitten. A house is partially visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "Mrs. Sadie Moore, Sept. 1942 with her cat (Winnie Mae)."
Date: September 1942
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Portrait of Bobbi Jo Ann Deavei]

Description: Portrait of Bobbie Jo Ann Deavei wearing a light-colored dress with matching shoes and headband. She is posing seated on a padded bench in front of a studio backdrop. There are handwritten notes on the back of the photo.
Date: [1945~, 1946~]
Creator: The Shaw Studio
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Photograph of Students at a Denton Trade School]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men posing in a classroom. According to accompanying information, the students were in a trade school for persons returning from service. They are identified as: Row 1 (front) -- Foy Woods, James Alexander, Wallace Hunter, James Hollis (?), Johnny Cooper; Row 2 -- William Devereaux, T. Rogers, Raymond Jackson, Oliver Clark, Edmund Gray; Row 3 -- Earl Jones, R. M. Hunter, Noble Holland, Johnny McCarver, Lonnie McAdams; Row 4 (back) -- Instructor (?), Alford Hall, T. N. Gober, Robert James, Pye Bledsow, Buddy Bownes.
Date: [1946..1949]
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Photograph From Fred Moore School Dedication]

Description: Photograph of school board members at the dedication of the Fred Moore school in Denton, Texas. Several of the people are seated and two men are standing at the front of the room. Brick walls are visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back says: "Supt. Chester G. Strickland & School Board Members at Fred Moore School Dedication/A Day To Remember! Prof F. D. Moore walks to the front to receive Plaque presented to him by our Supt."
Date: 1950~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Photograph of Two Women]

Description: Photograph of Madgy Watby (left) and O. M. Ammons (right) seated at a table in the gym at Fred Moore school. Candles and glasses are visible on the table in front of them and plants are visible on a ledge behind them.
Date: 1950~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Fred Moore School Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a classroom at Fred Moore School in Denton, Texas. There are several students sitting at desks and two groups of students standing at the back for the room with three adults near several shelves that have stacks of cans and eggs. The adults are identified as Miss Eva Courtney (a volunteer) at the far right, Jewel Logan (another volunteer) at the far left, and the teacher, Lucille Nix. Several of the students are also identified: Drucilla Kimble (back right, wearing a plaid jacket), Archie Hicks (standing behind Drucilla), Joyce Young (seated at the far right), Shiela Bell (seated at a desk in the middle front), and Gwen (standing in front of Miss Nix on the left). The words "Precious Memories" are affixed to the photo near the top of the image.
Date: [1961..1962]
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Saint James A. M. E. Church 91st Anniversary Book]

Description: Booklet containing information about the history of the Saint James African Methodist Episcopal (A. M. E.) Church and a program of events held for the ninety-first anniversary on September 10, 1967. It also contains membership and church information from 1967 and local advertisements.
Date: 1967
Creator: Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Congregation at Mount Pilgrim C.M.E. Church]

Description: Copy print of the congregation at Mount Pilgrim Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Denton, Texas. Members of the church are seated on benches on either side of the photograph. Another group is posing in an alcove at the back of the church. A handwritten note on the back says, "Mt. Pilgrim C.M.E. Church, 339 Roberston St. 1939."
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Oral History Program