Denton Public Library - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

Art Day Program

Description: The program lists the scheduled performances for Art Day on March 1912. The performances include "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Forget Me Not," "Oh Nightingale," and others.
Date: 1912-03~

Decatur Highway Underpass

Description: Decatur Highway underpass below the Santa Fe Railroad. The road is unpaved and right before the underpass, in the distance, two unidentified men are visible standing on either side of an automobile. The highway was still in use up to 1972.
Date: 1913

Denton County Clerk's Office

Description: Interior view of the Denton county clerk's office. Four men and five women are pictured sitting at or standing around desks, all are unidentified. On the right-hand wall hangs a World War I Red Cross poster that says, Have You Answered the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call? The poster was illustrated by Harrison Fisher in 1918; the Roll Call took place from Dec. 16th - 23rd.
Date: 1919?

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Hook and Ladder wagon and Chemical wagon pulled by horses in front City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. The doors have signs above them reading Hose Co. No. 1 and Combination Co. No. 1. On the left is Hub Bates and on the right is William Middleton Woods.
Date: 1910~

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon.
Date: 1910~

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street between Cedar and Bolivar Streets. This is the second fire station in Denton, the Department moved there in 1890. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon .
Date: 1910~

Household Arts Building (1913)

Description: Several women near the steps of the Household Arts Building at Texas State College for Women. The three-story brick building has six columns with Ionian capitals. The Household Arts Building was the second largest instructional building erected on the campus of Texas Woman's University. The Legislature appropriated $75,000 for it, and the building was occupied with the opening of the 1913-14 school year. Additions, repairs and changes subsequently may have brought the total cost of the building to approximately $100,000. The building was the home of the Department of Home Economics.
Date: 1913~
Creator: Carruth Studio

Interior View of Beyette's Shoe Store

Description: Interior view of Beyette's Shoe Store located on the east side of the Denton Square. The man on the left is identified as Paul Beyette, while the man on the right and the men in the far back are unidentified. In the center of the foreground is a glass display case with ties. The walls on either side of the store are lined with shelves which are filled with shoes.
Date: 1910