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Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday

Description: The caption reads: Old Timers Celebrate Fritz's Birthday. These 14 old timers of Denton were photographed at a party celebrating Dr. E. W. Fritz's 84th birthday. They are, back row, left to right, Noah Batis, farmer; Mrs. J. W. Underwood; Mrs. F. E. Piner, wife of an early judge; Mrs. Ida Williams, whose husband was an early photographer; Mrrs. A. J. Kittrell, wife of an early cattleman; Mrs. J. S. Chapman, wife of a mining operator; Mrs. T. A. Robinson, wife of a cotton buyer, and Mrs. Cora Elliott, dressmaker. Front row, left to right, J. W. Shaw, a photographer, Dr. Fritz; Charles Wilkins, ranchmans; J. C. Parr, farmer, Mrs. C. C. Bell, and C. C. Bell, a farmer. (photo courtesy of Sam Fritz)
Date: May 23, 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Original F. M. Bralley Library of TSCW]

Description: Photograph of F. M. Bralley Library of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. The building was opened in 1927. A stream and bridge are visible in front of the library. The library has four columns with Ionian capitals and a bell tower on the roof.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph

Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas

Description: Revised Charter of the City of Denton, Texas as adopted April 4, 1914 with amendments to August, 1934. The front cover contains an illustration of Denton city hall.
Date: June 1934
Creator: Gambill, R. B.
Item Type: Book

Six pages from journal of Julia Williams, 1933

Description: Entries from Julie Williams's journal dating from June 4, 1933 to July 20, 1933. Some of the entries are written on stationary from the Williams Store in Denton, Texas.
Date: c. 1933-06-04
Creator: Williams, Julie
Item Type: Text

Unidentified Group

Description: Unidentified group of two men and fourteen women pose for a picture on the steps of a building. A small banner held by two of the women reads "Fidelis 1935-36."
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

W. J. McConnell

Description: President W. J. McConnell signing a document with a fountain pen while seated behind a desk in a dark suit. McConnell was the president of North Texas State College starting in 1935. A Royal typewriter is on the desk to the left of the image and a hat on the right.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph