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The Storm King

Description: A storm destroys buildings and damages others on April 12, 1877. Details of the storm damage and information about the Denton Monitor are also included.
Date: 1877~
Creator: Geers, C.W.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[East side of Denton square]

Description: Photograph of the east side of the square in Denton, Texas. Several vehicles are parked around the square, and a Dry Goods store, druggist, Nickel store, and bank are visible in the background. The small, white, wooden building on the right is a war bonds office.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two unidentified men working between Cedar and Elm at Pecan]

Description: Two unidentified men who work for the City of Denton are standing on an unpaved section of a road or drive. One is holding a pick; the other is holding a shovel. Another shovel is visible laying on the ground beside the men. A rock wall is also visible beside the men in the foreground, and several cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Two unidentified men working between Cedar and Elm at Pecan

Description: Two unidentified men who worked for the City of Denton are standing on an unpaved section of a road or drive. One is holding a pick; the other is holding a shovel. Another shovel is visible laying on the ground beside the men. A rock wall is also visible beside the men in the foreground, and several cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Visual Arts Center]

Description: Photograph of the former power plant building on the corner of Bell Avenue and E. Hickory St. after it was converted to the Denton Visual Arts Center, Denton, Texas. In 2010, it continues to be used as a center for the arts. It is a good representation of adaptive reuse of historical buildings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Children inside Emily Fowler Library]

Description: Photograph of a few children sitting on colorful cartoon-animal chairs inside a room of Emily Fowler Central Library, Denton Public Library, in Denton, Texas. Linda Touraine, a librarian, stands in the center of the room, and a desk and bookshelves are visible behind her.
Date: 1978~
Partner: Denton Public Library
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[Denton County Fair]

Description: This home movie appears to document the 1938 Denton County Fair. The footage includes a horse show, a Boy Scouts exhibit, and various businesses including H.L. Peterson, Allis - Chalmers Tractors, J.L. Myers and Sons Contractors, the Legion Auxiliary, and Aristocrat Ice Cream.
Date: 1938
Duration: 5 minutes 12 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[School field trip to Emily Fowler Library]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children on a school field trip to Emily Fowler Library. Two librarians are giving the tour of the Junior Teen area. Linda Touraine, wearing a brown jacket, can be seen speaking to the children. Several bookshelves are visible in the background, and a shelf of 45s is visible in the foreground, one by Jazz musician, Toots Thielemans' Captured Alive.
Date: 1974~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Welcome to Dynamic Denton: The City of Planned Progress

Description: Booklet providing an overview of services in the city of Denton, Texas for new residents, including revenue, expenditures, and tax-based projects; municipal utilities and water system; public works; fire and police protection; parks and recreation; zoning; garbage collection; and a directory of city officials and departmental numbers.
Date: 1961-02~
Creator: Denton (Tex.). City Council.
Partner: Denton Public Library
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