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[Walter Wiggs, Sr., Jim Grady, two unidentified men, and one unidentified boy on streetcar]

Description: Early Denton streetcar with sign on front saying: "Jarrell-Evans Dry Goods and Manufacturers Surplus Sale. Now in full blast." Man in uniform at the front of the streetcar is Walter Wiggs, Sr., and the man in the back with cigar is Jim Grady. The other individuals in the picture are unidentified. A boy can be seen hanging on the back of the streetcar and behind the streetcar a man is driving a horse-drawn buggy. The Denton Depot can be seen in the background. Along the side of the car is a sign reading "Denton Railroad Company".
Date: 1909~

[Walter Wiggs, Sr., Jim Grady, two unidentified men, and one unidentified boy on streetcar]

Description: Early Denton streetcar with sign on front saying: "Jarrell-Evans Dry Goods and Manufacturers Surplus Sale. Now in full blast." Man in uniform at the front of the streetcar is Walter Wiggs, Sr., and the man in the back with cigar is Jim Grady. The other individuals in the picture are unidentified. A boy can be seen hanging on the back of the streetcar and behind the streetcar a man is driving a horse-drawn buggy. The Denton Depot can be seen in the background. Along the side of the car is a sign reading "Denton Railroad Company".
Date: 1909~

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

Denton High School Girl's Basketball Team

Description: Team photo of the 1907 Denton High School girls' basketball team. Pictured are: Katie Bass, Bess Browder, Lula Evers, Mary Williams, Alice Mounts, Maude Bruce, Mary Bart, Ina Fritz, Alice Cowan, Emma Belle Lipscomb, Lola Parker, Anna Banks, Nell Bayless, Blanche Thomason. The newspaper caption read: Girls' Basketball Team. "These young ladies were members of Denton High School's second basketball team. All but two of them changed their names with marriage. Their married names and their residences were supplied by Mrs. Clarence A. Tripp of Denton, the former Lula Evers. Kneeling, left to right, are Emma Belle Lipscomb (Mrs. Owen Johnson of California), Lola Parker (Mrs. E. H. Walpole of Oklahoma City), Anna Banks (now Dr. Banks of New York City), Nell Bayless (Mrs. John Underwood of Dallas), Blanche Thomason (Mrs. David C. Wiley of Monahans). Standing left to right, Katie Bass (Mrs. Donald O'Neil of Dallas), Bess Browder (Mrs. Bess McCullar of Taos, N.M.), Lula Evers (Mrs. Tripp), Mary Williams (Mrs. J. B. Stevenson of Wellington), Coach Alice Mounts (Mrs. Clarence Cockerell of Dallas), Coach Maud Bruce (Mrs. Campbell Duggan of Opalika, Ala.), Mary Barb (Mrs. Joe Elliott of Forney), Ina Fritz, (Mrs. M. L. O'Banion of Houston) and Alice Cowan (Dr. Cowan of Canyon).
Date: 1907

Denton High School Girl's Basketball Team

Description: Team photo of the 1908 Denton High School girls' basketball team. The team photo is printed over an image of a basketball on a white background. Pictured are: Maude Bruce (coach), Nell Bayless, Lucille Blewett, Emma Bell Lipscomb, Susie Davidson, Lula Evers, Maude Zumwalt, Katie Bass, Blanch Thomason, Mary Williams. Mary Williams later married Woodson A. Harris after completing a teaching certificate at UNT (then Normal College). They had four children and lived the majority of their lives at 425 Fry Street.
Date: 1908