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50th Wedding anniversary of A. J. (Squire) Nance

Description: Photograph of A. J. Nance, his wife, son, daughters, and friends as they celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary. Nance was county commisioner of Precinct 4 for 22 years. A caption identifying a few people is included.
Date: unknown

[Andy Anderson and Pedro Parsons in front of a City of Denton police car]

Description: I.E. (Andy) Anderson, pointing inside of the opened hood of the car, and J.H. (Pedro) Parsons, writing on a piece of paper on a clipboard, are standing in front of a car labeled "Denton 10 Police." Mr. Anderson was the Chief of Police for the City of Denton from 1957-1964. Mr. Parsons was the Head of the Municipal Garage.
Date: unknown

Aunt Ruth Gurley

Description: Post card with portrait of Aunt Ruth Gurley. Ruth is wearing a white dress with a lace collar. Two men that wear glasses are standing behind her.
Date: unknown

Beulah School

Description: Six photographs of Beulah School including photos of 3 different classes and photos of the school building.
Date: unknown

[Campus Theatre]

Description: Photograph of the Campus Theatre in Denton, Texas. The Denton Square and the County Courthouse are visible in the background. The marquee sign says that the Gin Game is playing from Oct. 26 thru 28.
Date: October 1985
Creator: Foster, Richard

[City of Denton Municipal Generating Station]

Description: A photograph of the 1961 construction and expansion of the City of Denton Municipal Generating Station. A man is operation a large Koehring crane in front of the steam power plant. There are various construction materials visible in the foreground, and a few workers are found on the construction site. There are two men working with a cement truck near the construction site. The Koehring crane has a sign on it that reads "Davis Brothers Contractors Phone: 382-8921 Denton, Texas."
Date: unknown

Dedication Slated Today For Chapel Near Denton

Description: Photographs of Zion Cemetery, Mary Young Memorial Chapel, and Annie Young Hughey. Mrs. Hughey built the chapel in memory of her mother, Mary Button Young, who is buried in Zion Cemetery.
Date: unknown

[Denton County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the Denton County Courthouse in Texas. Trees obscure the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard
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[Denton Fire Department]

Description: An assortment of fire engine water hoses are laid upon a large rack with two tiers. An unidentified man in full firefighting gear is standing on top of the hoses on the rack and using a broom to sweep off the hoses. Another unidentified man wearing full firefighting gear watches from beside the rack. On the road beside the rack, a Dodge car is parked with a license plate partially visible. The license plate reads "Texas '61 6187." In the background, a sign reading "Wyatt Food" is visible. At the 1927 Denton City Hall, 221 N. Elm St, Denton, Texas,
Date: unknown

[Denton Fire Department and City Hall]

Description: Thirty-one unidentified men and two unidentified women are posing in front of the Denton City Hall and an early Fire Station on Oak Street. Two fire engines are visible with two of the men sitting in one of the engines. A motorcycle is also visible in the foreground. The City Hall and part of the Fire Station are one brick building with a bell steeple on top. A wooden addition to the Fire Station is shown to the left of the building. Many of the men are wearing Western-style clothing with Western hats. Some of the men are wearing three-piece suits with ties or bow ties. Gene Cook is sixth from the left. Billy Woods is behind the steering wheel. Mayor B.W. McKenzie is in front of truck in striped tie. Chief Clarence Smith is the man with a cane. (Men identified in the photograph in the book "Denton Fire Department Commemorative Album 1874-1988")
Date: 1926

[Denton Fire Department, Engine No. 12]

Description: Engine No. 12 is being buffed by three unidentified men in normal clothes and firefighter boots in front of the Denton Fire Department at the 1927 Denton City Hall, 221 N. Elm St, Denton, Texas,
Date: unknown

[Denton Fire Department, Engine No. 12]

Description: Three unidentified men are wearing full firefighting gear while standing in the Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12. The engine is parked outside of the fire department garage,at the 1927 Denton City Hall, 221 N. Elm St, Denton, Texas. One unidentified man is visible through the garage door windows. A driver in uniform is visible in the driver's seat of the engine.
Date: unknown

[Denton Fire Department, Engine No. 12]

Description: Three unidentified men are wearing full firefighting gear while standing in the Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12. The engine is parked outside of the fire department garage, at the 1927 Denton City Hall, 221 N. Elm St, Denton, Texas. One unidentified man is visible through the garage door windows. A driver in uniform is visible in the driver's seat of the engine.
Date: unknown

[Denton Police and Fire Water Units]

Description: Two City of Denton firemen are kneeling in front of a small boat with "Denton Fire Dept." printed on the side. Two Denton police officers are kneeling in front of another small boat with "Denton Police Reserve" printed on the side. The two police officers on the right are both holding oxygen tanks with breathing apparatuses.
Date: unknown

[Denton Police and Fire Water Units]

Description: Two City of Denton Firemen are kneeling in front of a small boat with "Denton Fire Dept." printed on the side. Two more Denton police officers are kneeling in front of another small boat with "Denton Police Reserve" printed on the side. The two police officers on the right are both holding oxygen tanks with breathing apparatuses.
Date: unknown

[Denton Square]

Description: Photograph of the square in downtown Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard

[Fairhaven Retirement Home]

Description: Photograph of the Fairhaven Retirement Home at 2400 Bell in Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard

[Fairhaven Retirement Home]

Description: Photograph of the Fairhaven Retirement Home at 2400 Bell in Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard

Flower Mound Presbyterian Church

Description: Photograph of Flower Mound Presbyterian Church, erected about 1890. A caption including a brief history of the church is included.
Date: June 1960

Graduating Class of May 1907

Description: Photograph of J. W. Parker, superintendent of the school, Walter Trickey, W. B. Chambers, Jennie Bowers, Alma Lain, and Fay Parker.
Date: 1907~

[Intersection of Bell Ave. and McKinney St. in Denton]

Description: Photograph of the corner of Bell Ave. & McKinney St. in Denton, Texas. A Texaco Gas Station and Rick's Drive In signs can be seen in the foreground and the Civic Center and the Denton County Courthouse Annex (which has since been torn down) can be seen in the background.
Date: 1996~
Creator: Foster, Richard

[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

Joesph (Joe) W. Minnerly

Description: Studio portrait of Joseph Minnerly. Mr. Minnerly is wearing a three-piece suit and a bow tie.
Date: unknown