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[Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home]

Description: Photograph of Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home, a horse-drawn casket wagon, a horse-drawn hearse, and a 1923 motor hearse. Jack Schmitz Sr. and Bob Schmitz are driving the vehicles. The photograph was taken in 1957 during the Denton Centennial. A caption identifying the vehicles is included.
Date: 1957

Host Of Prizes Won By Flour Mill

Description: Two newspaper clippings describe the multitude of prizes won by Alliance Milling Co., now Morrison Milling Co. of Denton, beginning with an award at the 1888 World's Centennial Exposition in Paris. A photograph of the mill in 1946 is included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edwards, Will

They Had A Job To Do

Description: Denton Record-Chronicle newspaper clipping of a picture of Misses Gertrude, Hassie, and Nola Doyle of Slidell. The three women grew up on a farm and lived their entire lives working on a farm, never marrying.
Date: October 6, 1963
Creator: The Denton Record-Chronicle

Sheriff and Mrs. Pat Gallagher

Description: Photograph of Sheriff and Mrs. Pat Gallagher and Denton Record-Chronicle clipping describing Sheriff Wylie Barnes's recovery of loot from a burglary of Beasley's Jewelry Store in Lewisville, Texas in 1962. A Photograph of Wylie Barnes is included.
Date: 1962?
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle

Kippy Jagoe Elected CAR Honorary State President

Description: Photograph of Kippy Jagoe, recently elected Honorary State President of the Children of the American Revolution, and several female members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The women are wearing dresses and cloches. Some of the women have medals pinned to their dresses. A newspaper clipping describing recent events of Children of the American Revolution and a caption identifying those photographed are included.
Date: 1962-04-06?

[Little Elm town scenes]

Description: Photographs of I.O.O.F. Hall, W. S. Grant Store, McReynolds Grocery, Harris Grocery, Button Shoe Shop, Martin's Blacksmith, Stover Drug, Dudley Drug, Little Elm Baptist Church, a snow scene in Little Elm, and Little Elm "Fightin' Men." Captions identifying the places and people are also included.
Date: unknown

Little Elm Post Office Said To Be United States' Tiniest

Description: Newspaper clipping regarding the first post office in Denton County, which was established in 1848. The clipping claims that the post office is the smallest in size in the United States at only 80 square feet. The clipping contains a photograph of the Little Elm Post Office and Mrs. Nellie M. Strickland, post master. A photograph and information regarding William Holt, the first mail carier in Denton County, is also included.
Date: unknown