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[Evers Hardware Co]

Description: Photograph of the Evers Hardware Co. in Denton, Texas. A sign in the upper level window says, "Trustworthy Hardware." The picture was taken after hours and the shades are pulled down in the entryway doors and a "Closed" signs hangs in each door.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard
Partner: Denton Public Library

J. C. Evers and Family

Description: Studio photograph of J. C. Evers and his family posing in front of a light-colored backdrop and a set of pulled curtains. J. C. Evers himself is sitting on a chair on the far left. He wears a three-piece suit with a dark tie. A young woman is behind him on the right wearing a turtleneck top with a dark, belted skirt. Two children are in the middle, a girl and a boy; presumably siblings. A fourth person, an older woman dressed in dark clothing, is seated on the far right in a wicker chair. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff, cardboard matte surface that is chipping on the top left corner. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "From Abelona Wind Harton. Friends with family in Danevang. Evers lived in 424 East corner of second [difficult to read] from right."
Date: 1890/1895
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

J. C. Evers

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of J. C. Evers standing on the sidewalk in front of a building that has a porch and banister. According to accompanying information, J. C. Evers was a real estate broker for the early land sale in Danevang. He is wearing a three piece suit, a hat, and glasses. In his right hand he is holding a cigar between his fingers. His shadow is visible at a 30 degree angle on the building behind him.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Denton Square

Description: View of Hickory Street on the Denton Square from behind the statue of a confederate soldier. Evers Hardware Store is visible on the left side of the frame and many cars are parked in the lot.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Denton Public Library

[First National Bank Pay to A. F. Evers]

Description: Check from First National Bank of Denton, Texas to A. F. Evers for 8.33 dollars. The check is dated May 12, 1898. A handwritten note below says, "rent from May 10 to June 10." The check is signed by Jagoe & Ponder.
Date: May 12, 1898
Creator: First National Bank
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Donna Engles, December 6, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Donna Engels, Evers Park Elementary School. In regards to an upcoming class visitation on January 8th and how Broadus will plan to present a lesson dealing with winter. Broadus plans on bringing a reproduction of a winter landscape or something visually similar, in order to get the children to talk about the art.
Date: December 6, 1990
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Donna Engles, January 11, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Donna Engels, teacher at Evers Park Elementary School. Discussing her enjoyment when visiting Engels' classroom and how the children were so receptive and interested in the art lesson. Enclosed in the letter, Broadus has provided an interesting art reproduction by artist Melissa Miller and her work "Clowns," hoping that Engels can be able to use while teaching her class the letter "M." Broadus will contact Engels at a later date to discuss details about another visitation.
Date: January 11, 1991
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Berneice Patterson, October 19, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Berneice Patterson, teacher at Evers Park Elementary School. In regards to how much Broadus enjoyed visiting Patterson's classroom and how Patterson is a wonderful teacher to her students. Broadus would like to share some of the things Patterson is doing with other teachers in the Institute, especially some of the hall displays Patterson had. Enclosed in the letter Broadus has provided details about a Token Response Game that Patterson needs to collect for a future event.
Date: October 18, 1990
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Remarks of Barbara Jordan

Description: Text of a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan regarding influential African American women: Myrlie Evers, Coretta Scott King, Betty Shabazz, and Margaret Young.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Denton High School Girl's Basketball Team

Description: Team photo of the 1908 Denton High School girls' basketball team. The team photo is printed over an image of a basketball on a white background. Pictured are: Maude Bruce (coach), Nell Bayless, Lucille Blewett, Emma Bell Lipscomb, Susie Davidson, Lula Evers, Maude Zumwalt, Katie Bass, Blanch Thomason, Mary Williams. Mary Williams later married Woodson A. Harris after completing a teaching certificate at UNT (then Normal College). They had four children and lived the majority of their lives at 425 Fry Street.
Date: 1908
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton High School Girl's Basketball Team

Description: Team photo of the 1907 Denton High School girls' basketball team. Pictured are: Katie Bass, Bess Browder, Lula Evers, Mary Williams, Alice Mounts, Maude Bruce, Mary Bart, Ina Fritz, Alice Cowan, Emma Belle Lipscomb, Lola Parker, Anna Banks, Nell Bayless, Blanche Thomason. The newspaper caption read: Girls' Basketball Team. "These young ladies were members of Denton High School's second basketball team. All but two of them changed their names with marriage. Their married names and their residences were supplied by Mrs. Clarence A. Tripp of Denton, the former Lula Evers. Kneeling, left to right, are Emma Belle Lipscomb (Mrs. Owen Johnson of California), Lola Parker (Mrs. E. H. Walpole of Oklahoma City), Anna Banks (now Dr. Banks of New York City), Nell Bayless (Mrs. John Underwood of Dallas), Blanche Thomason (Mrs. David C. Wiley of Monahans). Standing left to right, Katie Bass (Mrs. Donald O'Neil of Dallas), Bess Browder (Mrs. Bess McCullar of Taos, N.M.), Lula Evers (Mrs. Tripp), Mary Williams (Mrs. J. B. Stevenson of Wellington), Coach Alice Mounts (Mrs. Clarence Cockerell of Dallas), Coach Maud Bruce (Mrs. Campbell Duggan of Opalika, Ala.), Mary Barb (Mrs. Joe Elliott of Forney), Ina Fritz, (Mrs. M. L. O'Banion of Houston) and Alice Cowan (Dr. Cowan of Canyon).
Date: 1907
Partner: Denton Public Library

[News Clip: Guardian angels]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: February 18, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections