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[Chemistry Class, Spring 1900, North Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph of the Chemistry Class, Spring 1900, of the North Texas State Normal College. 9 young women and 7 young men are seen sitting and standing in a classroom, around a table, on which rest a number of pieces of scientific equipment. All wear aprons. Photographic print mounted on card backing. Handwritten notation below photo "The Chemistry Class 1900 - [Spring]". Reverse of mount with several handwritten notes: "Chemistry Class 1900 North Texas Normal College"; "Y873", and "Chemistry students, 1900"; The reverse also has a typed label "Chemistry Class 1900 North Texas Normal College", with handwritten notation "3 col [illeg] zinc halftone".
Date: Spring 1900

[Group of women at a boarding house, c.1900]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The 30 women sit or stand in rows outside in front of the porch, while a single bearded elderly man stands at back to left. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic image mounted on stiff backing. Inscribed on reverse: "Boarding House".
Date: 1900~

[Students, North Texas State Normal College, c.1904]

Description: Photograph of a class of students standing on the stairs to an entrance to the Main Building of the North Texas State Normal College, c.1904. The 39 men and women stand or sit in rows on the stairs looking at the camera. Photographic image mounted on card backing. Handwritten notes on reverse: "Class of Teachers College - Denton Tex.", "Gift of Mrs. Adkinson[?]", and - partly defaced - "From Mrs. Bat[illegible] Atkins[?] 200 Ave D Denton". Image is undated, but must have been taken between 1904 when the Main building was constructed as the second permanent building on the NT campus, and 1923 when it was torn down. Most likely taken ca. 1904.
Date: 1904~
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[President Menter B. Terrill's house]

Description: Photograph of President Menter B. Terrill's home on Oak Street, Denton, Texas. A view in winter, showing the front of the modest house, with a light dusting of snow on the roof, ground, and railings. Photographic print mounted on dark mount with embossed "frame". Handwritten note along lower margin of photograph: "Home of M.B. Terrill, Denton 1895-1901". Reverse with handwritten notes: "The home of M.B. Terrill 1895-1901" and " ST 253-12". Label taped to back of mount: "Dr. Terrill's Home". Menter Bradley Terrill (1868-1931) is considered the third President of North Texas, serving from 1894 to 1901. Under his administration, the North Texas Normal College became a state educational institution, the North Texas State Normal College, and the first permanent buildings were constructed to house the institution. The exact location on Oak Street of his home is unknown.
Date: 1901~

[Normal Building from the south]

Description: Photograph of the Normal Building from the south side. The photograph shows an unidentified male driving a small horse-drawn wagon, with a second, younger unidentified man standing behind. Photographic print on mount. On reverse of mount is extensive handwritten note with list of professors and courses: "Annie Webb Blanton Eng, Hauslein, Latin, Dr. Bruce, Geometry, Sanders, Penmanship, Match [Math], Borden, Physics, Mrs. Lewis Geography, Long, Biology, Physiology, Mrs. More, Algebra, & Composition, Mrs. Simpkins [Simkins] Art, Mrs. Emma Mitchell, A. History, J.S. Kendall President. Sessions 1901 & 1902 1902 & 1903 Hickory street". The Normal Building was the first permanent building on the campus of the Texas Normal College and Teachers Training Institute, built in 1891. It occupied the site about at the corner of Hickory and Avenue B. In 1907, the Normal building burned down following a lightning strike. At that time, the institution was known as the North Texas State Normal College.
Date: 1903~
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[Kendall-Bruce Literary Society]

Description: Photograph of a display card commemorating the founding of the Kendall Bruce Literary Society, ca. 1901. The card features the KB logo in each corner and oval portraits of J.S. Kendall, AM and W.H. Bruce, Ph.D. Between the portraits is the text: "Kendall-Bruce Literary Society Organized Saturday September 30, 1901. Named in honor of J.S. Kendall and W.H.Bruce first President and Vice President of the North Texas State Normal. Nulla Dies Sine Linea." Below text is artist's/photographer's stamp: "Executed by Shaw and Hargrove, Denton, Tex." Photographic print mounted on gray card mount. Mount embossed at lower right with photographer's stamp: "Shaw & Hargrove, Denton, Tex." Reverse of mount with faint transfer from another photograph image, and handwritten notation "St. 7.96-5". The Kendall-Bruce Literary Society was founded September 30, 1901, and named after Joel Sutton Kendall and William H. Bruce, who would each serve as President of North Texas State Normal College, and had been "beloved teachers". The name of the society was changed in 1908/1909 to the Robert E. Lee Literary Society at the request of then President Bruce.
Date: 1901

[Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, 1901-1902]

Description: Photograph of members and advisors of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, North Texas State Normal College, 1901-2. The photograph shows 29 men seated and standing in rows on the front steps of the Normal Building, facing the camera. At the front is a framed sign which reads in part "Kendall-Bruce Society". Seated in the first row at far left is Professor Kendall, and seated at far right of 1st row is Dr. Bruce. Photographic print mounted on dark card mount. Reverse with transfer from another photograph, and handwritten notes: "The first picture ever made of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society - Spring of 1902" and "St.7.96-4" The Kendall-Bruce Literary Society was founded September 30, 1901, and named after Joel Sutton Kendall and William H. Bruce, who would each serve as President of North Texas State Normal College, and had been "beloved teachers". In 1908/9, the society was renamed the Robert E. Lee Literary Society, at the request of then President Bruce.
Date: 1902
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[Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, 1905-1906]

Description: Photograph of members of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, North Texas State Normal College, 1905-6. The photograph shows 49 young men seated and standing in rows facing the camera. The Kendall-Bruce Literary Society was founded September 30, 1901, and named after Joel Sutton Kendall and William H. Bruce, who would each serve as President of North Texas State Normal College, and had been "beloved teachers". Photographic print mounted on dark card mount. At lower right corner is embossed logo of photographer/printer "Shaw & Hargrove, Denton, Tex." Reverse of mount has transfer from another photographic image. Handwritten notes on reverse: "ST.7.96-3", "Kendall-Bruce Literary Society 1905-06" and "Jesse Legett".
Date: 1906

[Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, 1906-1907]

Description: Photograph of members of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, North Texas State Normal College, 1906-7. The photograph shows 66 young men seated and standing in rows facing the camera. The Kendall-Bruce Literary Society was founded September 30, 1901, and named after Joel Sutton Kendall and William H. Bruce, who would each serve as President of North Texas State Normal College, and had been "beloved teachers". Photographic print mounted on dark card mount. Reverse of mount has transfer from another photographic image. Handwritten notes on reverse: "ST.7.96-2" and "Kendall-Bruce Literary Society 1906-07"
Date: 1907

[Members of the Spring Oratorical Contest, Spring 1902]

Description: Photograph of the members and teacher of the Spring Oratorical Contest, Spring 1902, North Texas State Normal College. The 10 student members - one female and 9 male - are seen sitting and standing in rows facing the camera, while their teacher sits at far right. Photographic print mounted on gray card mount. At lower right is photographer's embossed stamp: "Williams Art Company". Handwritten note on reverse identifying the sitters: "Members of the Spring Oratorical Contest with Miss Blocker - teacher of Expression 1902. Made up of representative of each class. Front row - .......?, Lee Pool, Miss Blocker - teacher, Middle row, Alf Morris, ----- Armstrong, ----- Moore, J.L. Gragg, Back row - Jesse Legett, Byron Bruce, ----- Ramsdell, H.L. Davis." and "St. 7. 96-7"
Date: Spring 1902

[Menter Bradley Terrill]

Description: Photograph of Menter Bradley Terrill, who was president of North Texas Normal College/North Texas State Normal College from 1894 to 1901. Terrill is shown bust-length, in a dark suit and tie. Photographic print mounted on card backing. Signed on front of mount "Davis". Applied to front of mount is a typed rectangular label: "Menter B. Terrill (1894-1901)". Handwritten notes on reverse: "Photograph taken in 1903, two years after Mr. Terrill was President of the Normal."; "M.B. Terrill as Pres of Denton Normal"; "2 2I 7 & 4 s-I Denton"; "SI 253-3", and with stamp of photographer: "P.G. Davis Pottstown, PA."
Date: 1903
Creator: Davis, P.G.

[Normal Building and Frame Building, 1903]

Description: Photograph of part of the North Texas State Normal College campus, showing (right) the Frame Building and (left) The Normal Building, c. 1903, set among trees. Photographic image mounted on gray card backing. Handwritten caption on lower margin of photograph: "North Texas State Normal as it was in 1902-3". Handwritten notation on right margin of photograph: "College of Vera Churchill". Reverse with handwritten notes: "From Alice Potter, Jan. 10, 1903, To Vera Churchill, North Texas State Normal School, Denton, Texas" and "84.12.1". Considered the first permanent and the second buildings built on campus, the Normal Building was constructed in 1891, and was struck by lightning and destroyed in 1907. The Frame Building was constructed in 1901 to provide extra space for an auditorium and classes, and was torn down about 1904 to make way for what would become known as the Old Main Building. The buildings were located facing Hickory Street, east of Avenue B.
Date: 1903
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[Group of women on the porch of a boarding house, ca. 1900]

Description: Photograph of fifteen women in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The women are in two groups, one of 12 women sitting and standing in rows on the porch, while three more stand in a line on the other side of a pair of columns. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic print mounted on card backing.
Date: 1900~