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Julia Ann Gober Wright

Description: Julia Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Date: 1907

Julia Ann Gober Wright

Description: Julian Ann Gober Wright sitting outside in front of trimmed bushes. She is wearing a dark, full-length dress.
Date: 1907

Wright Opera House and Parlin and Orendorff

Description: Building on the corner of the Denton Square which includes the Wright Opera House and Parlin and Orendorff. A horse-drawn wagon and several unidentified men are pictured
Date: 1900~

The Cottage Hotel

Description: Exterior view of the Cottage Hotel on South Locust Street
Date: c. 1900

John Dunn

Description: John Dunn standing next to a cabin made out of wood in a field.
Date: August 8, 1900

Unidentified Group Photo

Description: Unidentified group of men and women and one small girl. They are posed on the steps of a frame building. Some of the men are holding books.
Date: c. 1900

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

Unidentified People

Description: Unidentified group of people on what appears to be a college campus.
Date: c. 1900

Unidentified Group Portrait

Description: Group of unidentified individuals, thirteen young women and five men. Some of the women are holding flowers.
Date: c. 1900
Creator: Carruth Studio

Four Unidentified Men

Description: Portrait of four unidentified men. Two of the men are young; two are white or gray haired.
Date: c. 1900

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

George V. Huffmon

Description: Portrait of George V. Huffmon in a military uniform.
Date: 1906
Creator: Lucerne Studio

Hallie Thurman

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Hallie Thurman in a high-necked dress.
Date: c. 1900

Unidentified Group in Front of a Store

Description: Unidentified group of three men and three women in front of a store. The sign in front of the group reads "C. A. Williams." A sign to the right reads "S. P. Allison Hardware.'
Date: c. 1900

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

Nettie Williams Edwards

Description: Full-length portrait of Nettie Williams Edwards in a long sleeved, high necked dress with lace on the bodice.
Date: c. 1900

Gentry Thompson and Dog in Automobile

Description: Gentry Thompson sits in an automobile in a dark suit and hat and looks towards the camera. A white dog is sitting in the car in front of him. Newspaper caption reads: First Auto Here - Gentry Thompson, ginner who fancied diamonds, cars and a pet bull dog, is shown here in his auto, the first in Denton. Note the tillertype steering mechanism. His constant companion, the bull dog, went along for the ride in the dawning machine age.
Date: c. 1900