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Aubrey Street Scene

Description: Aubrey street scene with some of the businesses identified illegibly in pencil on the front of the photograph.
Date: 1898

Cooper Creek School

Description: School picture from Cooper Creek School for the 1893-1894 school year. The teacher is identified as Leona Gray.
Date: 1893

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894

Denton City School Grade Seven

Description: Class picture of the Denton City School's seventh grade. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is on the far left. The children and the teacher are all unidentified.
Date: 1894

Denton City School Grade Three

Description: Class picture of Denton City School's third grade. The teacher, Leona Gray, is to the far right. Standing in the back in a suit and bow tie is superintendent Professor Limbaugh. The children are all unidentified.
Date: 1894

Denton City School Grade Two

Description: Class picture of the second grade at the Denton City School for the 1894-95 school year. Superintendent Professor Limbaugh is standing in the back.
Date: 1894

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, (middle row) Otis Graham, Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams

Denton Dramatic Club

Description: Photo of the Denton Dramatic Club including: John Waldron (director), (top row, left-to-right) John Douglas, Myrtle Wright, Gene Richardson, Otis Graham, (middle row, left-to-right) Lee Williams, Inge McCormick, (bottom row, left-to-right) Will Head, Effie Wright, Henry Neely.
Date: 1894
Creator: Williams

Denton Fire Department

Description: Exterior view of the Denton Fire Department on West Oak Street. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with two horse-drawn buggies. On June 3, 1879 members of the Denton Joint Stock Company entered into an agreement to have the red brick building erected by one of the partners, a Mr.Luinis V. (L.V.) Brown. According to an article that appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle, on March 2, 1940, the building was razed by the Works Progress Administration in 1940; materials from the building were used in erecting a municipal storeroom on the city's lot just west of the municipal building. [DRC May 18, 1938, p.1]
Date: 1895?

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895

Denton Public School Third Grade Class

Description: 1895-96 Denton Public School third grade class photo. The teacher, Leona Gray, is on the far right. There are 52 students who are all unidentified.
Date: 1895

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?

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.

First Baptist Church Aid Society

Description: Group portrait of the members of the First Batptist Church Aid Society taken at the home of Mrs. A. E. Graham. Photograph given to the Emily Fowler Library by Bess Minnis McFadden.
Date: 1892
Creator: Jones and Parks

Four Generations in One Portrait

Description: Four generations of in one portrait. Identified (from back to front) are Mary Camp Gober, Julia Ann Gober Wright, Effie Wright Williams, and Myrtle Branche Williams.
Date: July 1899
Creator: Williams Art Company

Gober Family

Description: Family photo of the Gober family in front of a frame house. Pictured from left-to-right are: Mattie Gober Curry, Julia Gober Wright, Arcania Gober Wright, Mary Camp Gober, John W. Gober, William Gober, Gus Gober, J. S. J. Gober, Otis E. Gober. Two framed signs on the outside of the house say, "Home Sweet Home" and "Trust in God." A note written on the back of the photos says" Aunt Kanie married Bob Wright; Mattie married Wesley Curry; Otis married Elvira McCracken; J.S.J. married Ida McCracken; Gus married (no name); Marmaduke was brother of W. C. Wright. The name Effie is handwritten at the top, so we assume that the photo belonged to Effie Wright.
Date: 1891
Creator: Chism Bros.

Group of Boys and Girls

Description: Group of twelve boys and four girls, all unidentified except for William Clem Sullivan who is on the front row to the far right.
Date: c. 1895

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.

A. H. Gee's Home in Pilot Point

Description: Unidentified girls in school uniforms are playing basketball in the foreground while a group of unidentified adults look on from behind. In the background, center-frame, A. H. Gee's house rises up. On the right side of the frame a windmill is visible above the treeline in the background. Note on the front of the photograph, "Lumber was hauled from Jefferson, Texas." On the back of the photographs is written, "Earl Selz, 1899."
Date: 1899
Creator: Bennett, Doug