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Laying the Base for Paving East Hickory

Description: Photograph of Z. Wiggs' work crew laying the first base for the paving of East Hickory Street. View is looking north from Ash. Z. Wiggs is second from the right and the other men are unknown. Written in blue on back of photo. "Laying the first base for the paving of E. Hickory St in 1910. This picture was made looking North on Ash-Carrier-Austin with Hickory St. East to West with the Z-Higg's crew doing the work. Z Wiggs 2nd from the right other men unknown at this time-those tracks are part of the 57 car line with G Oak in the Distance. " The year 1972 is at the end of the message which we presume is the year the message was added.
Date: 1910

Decatur Highway South of the Santa Fe Underpass

Description: View of unpaved Decatur Highway south of the Santa Fe railroad underpass. There is a Dodge touring car on the right side of the road. Houses are visible on the horizon on the left. Written in back of photo in blue in "This is the Ponder-Justin Rd. just South of the Santa Fe Underpass on the Old Decatur Highway with Z. Wigs' Dodge touring car in foreground.
Date: 1913

Interior View of the Denton County Clerk's Office

Description: Interior view of the Denton county clerk's office. Pictured are two women and two men; the county clerk is identified as Abney Ivey. On the wall behind the man on the left is a calendar from 1917 and it is open to the month of August. A black-and-white poster of President Woodrow Wilson is on the opposite wall along with a 1909-1910 Texas Fee Bill which gave the allowable fees for tax collector's to collect on delinquent taxes.
Date: 1917~

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?

[Z. Wiggs' Crew Building a Bridge]

Description: Z. Wiggs' crew building a bridge on Justin, Ponder, Krum Road located south of present-day Highway 380 between the Santa Fe railroad overpass and Ponder. "The Justin-Ponder-Krum Road in 1913 being graveled, having bridge built by the Z. Wiggs crew. This bridge is South of the present day state highway 380 between the Santa Fe Overpass & Ponder"
Date: 1913

[Wiggs Family Portrait]

Description: Group portrait of the Wiggs family on the porch of a white frame house behind a white metal fence. Pictured are: Rua Wiggs, Ava Ida, Grace, Fred and his Wife, Lou, Mrs. Z. Wiggs, Noah, Z. Wiggs, Walter and his wife, Anna. The three unidentified childrn are Ida's sons and daughter.
Date: 1912

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

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

Normal Training School, Grade 8

Description: Class picture of grade eight at Normal Training School 1914-15. Pictured are: (top row) Joe Bates, Francis Ballard, W. E. James, Bulger (first name unknown), Lorine Hennen, Ola Jones, Ruth Mahan, (middle row) Hagen Armstrong, Cramer Grant, Eber Roberson, Owen Fulton, Olin Bates, Curtis Taylor, Ozro Hennen, Marion Fox, and Stenberger (first name unknown).
Date: 1914?

Pilot Point Fire Department

Description: Pilot Point fire department with two fire trucks in front of the fire house. Pictured in the photo are: Speck Barton, Dr. Hawley, Bill Miller, Earl Selz, Halford Russell, J. D. Elder, Fred Hayden, Mark Wylie, Foutch (first name unknown), Byron Moffitt, Fred Wilson, Walter Wenckens, Hugh Dunn, and Leo Selz.
Date: 1915?
Creator: Eschenbaum

[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~

[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~

[Portrait of Wiggs' Family Home]

Description: Frame home with Mr. and Mrs. Z. Wiggs and three children, Rua, Noah, and Grace, in the yard. Written on the back, "The Wiggs family home in 1912 with Mr. & Mrs. Wiggs and 3 of their children Rua, Noah, and Grace (Grace who was later killedin 1925 in an early car wreck in the western part of Denton County. Cr. Blunt & McKinney. 1972"
Date: 1912