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Mary Camp Gober
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mary Camp Gober, age 46, looking into the camera. In writing on the back of the photograph: "Mrs. Mary Camp Gober, mother of Mrs. W. C. Wright. Mama's photograph was taken in Atlanta, GA, May 2, 1872, Age 46 yrs, 2 months, 12 days. The first Confederate woman from Denton County to be enrolled in the Stone Mountain Book of Memory is Mrs. Mary Camp Gober. The name of Mrs. Gober is the 3rd from Texas to be entered in the Silver Book memorializing wives of Confederate soldiers." This appears to be a photograph taken of photograph. The original photographer is unknown, although the original date is listed on the back as indicated by the author. This duplicate was taken by J. T. Jones, a photographer in Denton, Texas in the 1890s, who photographed the original matted photo at an unknown time and mounted it on board.
[Unidentified woman posing in dress and bodice]
Photograph of a young woman posing in a form-fitting bodice and dress with high shoulders. An ornate brooch is pinned near her neck. A backdrop of a porch or gazebo is visible behind her.
Virgina Williams and Virginia McCormick
Studio portrait of Virginia Williams and Virginia McCormick.
[Portrait of early Texas family]
Photograph of an unidentified family in American Victorian attire. The man is wearing a three-piece suit with a tie. A young boy is sitting in his lap, and another is standing behind him. The woman is wearing a dark dress with a lacy scarf. Three girls are positioned around the woman and are wearing dresses with scarves.
Effie Wright in Costume
Portrait of Effie Wright in a costume with a pointed hat. She is holding open two white curtains and standing between them.
Ed Reed and Edgar Clark with Unidentified Man
Portrait of Ed Reed (on right), Belle Starr's son, and Edgar Clark of Denton, Texas, with an unidentified man on the left. They are standing by a wooden contraption and in front of a painted backdrop. Both men are wearing similar rings on their left ring fingers. According to the 1900 U.S. Census, Edgar Clark was born in May of 1870 and living with his widowed mother and siblings at the Clark home located at the corner of Center (which is now Carroll Blvd) and Mulberry streets in Denton, Texas. His occupation was listed as "bartender." James "Ed" Edwin Reed was born in California on February 22, 1871 to Myra Maybell Reed, who later became known as Belle Starr. He was shot and killed in Claremore, Indian Territory [Oklahoma], on December 14, 1896 while attempting to arrest two men - J. N. Clark and Joe Gibbs - charged with peddling whiskey. He was previously a deputy U.S. Marshall and was known for the killing of two outlaw brothers in Wagoner, Oklahoma: Zeke and Dick Crittendon. Ed Reed's notorious past included horse theft and stolen property in Fort Smith, Arkansas (c1889), and along with his brother, Russell, the murder of James Rich in Echo, Texas (1893). Reed later turned state's evidence in another case, was released and made into a deputy marshal [-Cherokee Advocate, Dec.19, 1896].
Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. View of Oakland Street from the parking lot of the Emily Fowler Library, facing Locust Street (or West).
[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. View of Oakland Street. Photo was taken from the staff entrance of the Emily Fowler Library.
[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. North view of the parking lot in front of the Emily Fowler Library and Oakland street running towards TWU. The photo was taken from the front entrance of the library, just after the rain had stopped.
[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. View of the bridge in Quakertown Park. Pecan Creek has topped its banks and run up to the southeast (back) side of the Emily Fowler Library. Photo taken from inside the library.
[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. View of the parking lot in front of the Emily Fowler Library, Oakland street can be partially seen on the left side of the picture. Photograph taken from in front of the library.
[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]
Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. View of the backside/southeast corner of the Emily Fowler Library. Photo was taken from the bridge in the Quakertown Park.
First Christian Church
Angled front view of First Christian Church located at 1203 N. Fulton. The church is angled so it recedes from the center of the frame back and to the left. The church was designed by O'Neil Ford.
St. David's Episcopal Church
St. David's Episcopal Church fills the right side of the frame, while trees fill the left. The church is located at 623 Ector.
First Baptist Church, Malone Street, Denton, TX
Photograph of the front side of First Baptist Church, Malone Street, Denton, Texas, receding at an angle into the back left of the frame.
50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women
Cookbook compiled by members of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, Texas. The cookbook contains 50 recipes from Denton women and advertisements for local companies.
[Tank on Streets of Denton Square]
This photograph was taken after the announcement of the end of World War I. Unidentified onlookers admire a tank on the northeast side of the square. The building in the background is the southeast corner of the square. It housed the First State Bank. This building was torn down circa 1959-1960.
Group of Early Denton County Settlers Sitting on Courthouse Steps
Sixty men sitting on the steps the Denton County Courthouse, pictured were identified by W. L. McCormick, who submitted the names as part of a contest: 1)Thos. E. Fry, 2)J. R. Chambers, 3)E. Biggerstaff, 4)B. F. Paschall, 5)R. H. Hopkins, 6)W. S. Fry, 7)Wm. Howard, 8)I. N. Gamble, 9)B. Smith, 10)I. D. Ferguson, 11)W. C. Wright, 12)J. R. Sullivan, 13)G. S. Hammett, 14)W. J. Lacy, 15)C. W. Geers, 16)T. E. Wood (at Justin), 17)John Hedrick, 18)J. R. Edwards, 19)Brooks Beall, 20)F. E. Piner, 21)John Williams, 22)J. L. Randall (brick mason), 23)J. K. Holland, 24)unidentified, 25)Joe Chance, 26)Wiliam Phellps, 27)R. W. Pitman, 28)J. S. Chapman, 29)S. M. Simmons, 30) Nail (South of Denton), 31)J. R. McCormick, 32)C. C. Bell, 33)Dr. Chas Evertt, 34)Kirg Smith, 35)Sol. Carpenter, 36)Nathan Johnson, 37)Bush (brother of Dr. Bush), 38)Gus Claywell, 39)Hansard, 40)J. C. Parr, 41)Sam McKelvey, 42)Tab Bonds, 43) unidentified, 44)C. H. Jackson, 45)Tom Porter, 46)E. F. Kirkpatrick (former St. Comr.), 47)B. Neely, 48)Wm. Woods, 49)Tom Burge, 50) Mercer, 51)J. R. Templeton, 52)S. B. Tabor, 53)Jack Johnson, 54)A. Griffith, 55)J. M. Copley, 56)W. F. Egan, 57)James T. Cartwright, 58)Mrs. J. T. Cartwright, 59)W. G. McGaugay, 60)R. B. Anderson.
Fireworks at the Denton County Courthouse Celebrating the End of World War I
Fireworks at the Denton County Courthouse celebrating the end of World War I.
Confederate Veterans
Large group of unidentified men from "Sul-Ross Camp" number 129. The picture was taken in front of the Denton County Courthouse.
Courthouse on the Square
A photograph of the exterior of the Denton Courthouse.
Confederate Veterans
Large group of unidentified men who were soldiers in the Confederate Army, from Sul Ross Camp, no. 129. The photo was taken with the Denton County Courthouse as the backdrop.
Interior of Garrison's Drug Store
Interior of Garrison's Drug Store. There are two tables with four chairs each in the center of the store and either side of the store has glass cabinets filled with goods and shelves stacked full of items.
C. A. Williams House
Exterior view of the C. A. Williams residence, "Goose Ranche" on "Quality Place." The house is a one-story frame with a picket fence. A woman and three children, all unidentified, are standing on the porch. "Goose Ranche" on "Quality Place" was a family joke, according to Alec Williams, great-grandson. The house was located on the south side of west Oak Street and was across the street from Will Williams' house. He never lived in it as an adult, but may have as a boy. Written in pencil on the back is "Mrs. Will Williams" which we presume to mean that the photograph belonged to Mrs. Will Williams.
Alvin, Clark, Henry, and Their Father, Alvin C. Owsley
Portrait of Alvin, Clark, Henry (standing left to right in the back), and their father, Alvin C. Owsley (sitting in front of his children). All are wearing dark suits and ties with white shirts.
Group of Five Girls, One with a Guitar
Group of five girls in dresses posing for the camera, one girl has a guitar. The girl sitting is identified as Mollie Street, the other girls are not distinguished but named, Jennie B., Duck G., Mattie H., and Daisy C. The four girls closest to the camera are facing the right while the girl in the far back is facing the camera.
Boarders on the Porch of the Taylor Boarding House
Exterior of the Taylor House, a boarding house, with 25 boarders standing and seated. Those identified are Kate McManners and Iola McManners. Handwritten on back notes that Kate McManners is later Mrs. E.M. Luck of 323 Pearl St. (4th from left), and her sister Iola McManners is later V. H. Mills who ran the cafeteria at Lee School and now lives in Comanche, Texas (5th from left).
Denton's First Musical Organization
Denton's first musical oranization. Pictured are: Professor M. B. Terrill, Hugh R. Grant, Oliver Thurman, Professor Boezinger, J. A. Sanders, Professor Edwards, Professor Thurman, Ida Cook, Carlotta Russell, Jim Wright, Mrs. M. B. Terrill, Ada Terrill, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, Sue Allison, Ella Saunders, Stella Terrill, and Sam Allison.
Denton's First Musical Organization
Denton's first musical oranization. Pictured are: Professor M. B. Terrill, Hugh R. Grant, Oliver Thurman, Professor Boezinger, J. A. Sanders, Professor Edwards, Professor Thruman, Ida Cook, Carlotta Russell, Jim Wright, Mrs. M. B. Terrill, Ada Terrill, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, Sue Allison, Ella Saunders, Stella Terrill, and Sam Allison.
John A. Minnerly
Studio portrait of John Minnerly as a young boy. He is pictured seated with his arm on a fringed armrest. He is wearing a shirt with a standing ruffled collar.
Joseph (Joe) W. Minnerly
Studio portrait of Joseph Minnerly. Mr. Minnerly is wearing a three-piece suit and a bowtie.
Denton County Clerk's Office
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.
[Letter from Robert M. Dickson]
Letter from Robert M. Dickson, Administrator of Flow Memorial Hospital, to employees of the hospital. In the letter, he introduces a new budget program called "Be Cents-ative," in which he encourages his employees to participate. A handwritten note on the back of the letter gives more details about the program.
[Pamphlet for "Follow Thru" Motion Picture]
Pamphlet for a Paramount Picture musical called "Follow Thru," with Charles Rogers and Nancy Carroll, produced by Schwab and Mandel. On the back is an advertisement for The C. I. A. (College of Industrial Arts) Beauty Shop.
[Portrait of Verna C. Adams]
Portrait of Verna C. Adams (later Mrs. Garrett), with short dark hair and wearing a dark dress with a lace collar.
[Portrait of Two Women]
Portrait of a two women wearing dresses with high collars. A handwritten note below the photo says "Loving by Sammie and Annie."
[Photograph of Denton Public School First Graders]
Photograph of the first graders of the Denton Public School. The teacher, standing in the back, is Miss Maggie McNeil (Mrs. C. C. Yancey), and the students are: (left to right) first row: Fred Collins, Sidney Lacy, Lloyd Garrison, Lucille Ridmond, Jennie Mae McNeill, Josie Fulmer, Mary Fox, Odessa Peters, and Ethel Masters; middle row: Olive Collins, Finley Hare, Robert Wheeler, Bruce Wheeler, Richard Ashby, Carl Cunningham, Will Grube, Jack Skiles, Frank Wheeler, Joe Pratt, and Ione White or Eula Mae Brown; top row: Birdie Fulmer, Roy Stegall, Grover Campbell, Melissa Smith, Johnnie Sneathing, Lillie McCoy, Elba Henderson, Hallie Sneathing, Maggie Cunningham, Lucy Mae Ewan, Alvin Marchbanks, Eunice Jackson, Herbert Halliday, and Jerome Zumwalt.
[Portrait of Miss S. Justina Smith as Queen Katherine in Henry VIII]
Portrait of Miss S. Justina Smith dressed as Queen Katherine in Henry VII, wearing a robe and crown and sitting in an ornate chair. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says that she was a member of the faculty of the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas.
[Portrait of Barbara Alef Smith]
Portrait of Barbara Alef Smith as a baby, wearing a white lace dress and sitting near a window.
[Portrait of Two Girls]
Portrait of two girls with their heads close together, both wearing white dresses.
[Photograph of Oren Prater]
Photograph of a young boy wearing shorts and a suit jacket, standing next to a table with a vase of flowers on it. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies the boy as Oren Prater.
[Postcard of First Christian Church Tyler, Texas]
Postcard of First Christian Church in Tyler, Texas and its pastor, J. J. Lockhart, addressed to Eld. M. A. Smith. A handwritten message on the front of the postcard says: "This man performed the marriage ceremony for Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Smith."
[Postcard of Methodist Dormitory]
Postcard of the Methodist Dormitory building at the College of Industrial Arts (C. I. A.) in Denton, Texas. There is nothing written on the back of the postcard.
[Letter from Glessner to Miss Lou Moore]
Handwritten letter from Glessner to Miss Lou Moore, inquiring about her well-being and whether she had a safe and pleasant trip to Illinois, as well as a desire to meet her again in Indiana.
[Portrait of Mrs. Blumel]
Portrait of a woman with short wavy hair and wearing a dark dress. A handwritten note on the back of the photo indicates that the woman may be a "Mrs. Blumel."
[Portrait of Nancy Jo Minnis]
Portrait of Nancy Jo Minnis wearing a blouse with a large dark bow in her hair.
Hilltop Happenings, Volume 7, Number 9, September 1969
Newsletter for Flow Memorial Hospital, including various articles related to hospital events and employees, including an article welcoming a Julian Wells as the new hospital administrator, and advertisements. Headline reads "Flow Welcomes New Administrator."
Hilltop Happenings, Volume 3, Number 7, November 1965
Newsletter for Flow Memorial Hospital, including various articles related to hospital events and employees, a note from the hospital administrator, a page featuring a local production of "Paint the Town Pink," and advertisements. Headline reads "Final Expansion Plans Reach Completion."
[Burch's Ju-cy Pig Restaurant Menu]
Menu from Burch's Ju-cy Pig Restaurant in Denton, Texas. On the front of the menu is a cartoon of people in bright clothing driving a red car down a road.
[Portrait of Elbert Gentry]
Portrait of Elbert Gentry wearing a suit and tie and looking to the right.