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Ed Reed and Edgar Clark with Unidentified Man

Description: 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].
Date: 1890?
Creator: W. H. Catterlin Co.

Group of Five Girls, One with a Guitar

Description: 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.
Date: [1893, 1894]
Creator: Jones Photographic Studios of American.

Denton's First Musical Organization

Description: 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.
Date: 1898?

[Photograph of Denton Public School First Graders]

Description: 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.
Date: [1899..1900]

[Court of Claims, Indian Depredations, No. 6640 Evidence for Claimant]

Description: Booklet containing evidence for claimant for the Court of Claims case William C. Wright v. The United States and Kiowa and Comanche Indians, or Indian Depredations, No. 6640. The document includes depositions of William C. Wright, Allen Simpson, Daniel Bromley, Isaac D. Ferguson, John W. Gober, Robert H. Hopkins, John Skaggs, Austin Popinaw, Matthew Gray, John Hudson, and Lock S. Forester.
Date: 1898

[Petition in the Court of Claims, William C. Wright]

Description: Petition filed in the court of claims: William C. Wright v. The United States and the Comanche and Kiowa Tribes of Indians. The subject of the petition is a theft of horses from William C. Wright by members of a Native American tribe. He filed a claim, but it was not fulfilled. A handwritten note on the back of the last page describes a testimony given as part of the case.
Date: July 1, 1891

Souvenir 1896-7, North Texas Normal College, Denton.

Description: Souvenir booklet from the North Texas Normal College in Denton includes information about the terms of the college, a photograph of the college building, a list of faculty, coursework, information about musical instruction, a photograph of the chapel, and other relevant information.
Date: 1896
Creator: North Texas Normal College

[Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association 1899]

Description: This Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association program includes a schedule of events and races during September 12-16, 1899. The program also contains advertisements for various fair attractions and businesses in Denton including shoe stores, furniture stores, grocers, confectioneries, butcher shops, launderers, hotels, barbers, restaurants, gun stores, and drug stores.
Date: 1899

Interior of Unidentified Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of five unidentified men standing in the back of a grocery store. There are glass counters on either side of the store with items above, below, and inside the glass. Shelving is also visible on the left side of the store, running the length of the wall and stacked full of goods.
Date: June 24, 1893