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[Tank on Streets of Denton Square]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Group of Early Denton County Settlers Sitting on Courthouse Steps

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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Puppets at the Denton Public Library

Description: Vicki Bleick, children's librarian, and Barbara Stevens, reference librarian, showing puppets at the Denton Public Library. They are holding up a poster which says: "Take a Giant Step Sponsored cooperatively by your library and the Texas State Library" On the floor in the bottom right corner of the image the top half of the cover of the children's book "That Cat!" is visible.
Date: c. 1974

Williams Family Picnic

Description: Posed group photo taken at the Williams family picnic in Decatur, Texas. Pictured are Dr. P. Lipscomb, John Douglas, Will Williams, J. P. Magee, J. A. Long, Lee Williams, Effie Collins (Mrs. Ted Ponder), Lula Blewett, Lenora Hann, Effie Wright, Bertha Sauflev.
Date: c. 1897

Williams Family Picnic

Description: Posed group photo taken at the Williams family picnic in Decatur, Texas. Pictured are (back row, left-to-right) Dr. P. Lipscomb, Joe A. Long, Lula Blewett, Will Williams, and Lenora Hann, (two women in middle, from left-to-right) Lee Williams and Effie Wright, (bottom row, left-to-right) John Douglas, J.P."Pink" Magee, Bertha Saufley,and Effie Collins (Mrs. Ted) Ponder.
Date: c. 1897