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Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail located on Elm Street awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County. He was hanged for the murder of the Murrell family in Cooke County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Texaco station at W. University Drive and Elm Street]

Description: Photograph of the Texaco station facing east at W. University Drive and Elm Street in Denton, Texas. Gas pumps and cars sit in the station on the right. Highway signs for US 77 and US 377 stand in the center. Cars wait at the red light of the intersection and drive by on the left. Jack in the Box and a Texas Woman's University building occupy the right background.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cars at intersection of W. University Drive and Malone St.]

Description: Photograph of cars at the intersection of W. University Drive looking east and Malone Street in Denton, Texas. Signs are displayed for EZ Chek No. 2 and Philips 66 gas station to the right, with University Center and Toyota to the left. Buildings at Texas Woman's University (TWU) rise from the skyline in the background's center.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[Allison Shell service station on W. University Drive]

Description: Photograph of the Allison Shell service station on W. University Drive facing east in Denton, Texas. A customer pumps their gas at the station; other cars are parked nearby. Store signs line the street on the right, including for Kat-Fish Korner. Buildings from Texas Woman's University rise above the skyline in the background.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[View of 1000 W. University Drive looking west]

Description: Photograph of 1000 W. University Drive/U.S. Highway 380 looking west in Denton, Texas. Cars drive up and down in the distance. Signs for Wes' Boot & Shoe Repair and Acme Personnel Service stand center and right. A car drives into frame on the left.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[View of Fish n' Chirps on W. University Drive]

Description: Photograph of cars in the parking lot of the Fish n' Chirps pet store on W. University Drive facing east in Denton, Texas. A sign advertising parakeets and land crabs sits on the curb. The EZ Chek No. 2 service station is directly behind. Signs for the University Center and Toyota can be seen on the left. Cars travel up and down W. University Drive. Buildings from Texas Woman's University rise above the skyline in the background.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[View of the Exxon station on University Drive]

Description: Photograph of the Exxon station at University Drive/U.S. Highway 380 facing east at Alice Street in Denton, Texas. Cars head east past the intersection. Signs for Buddies and the Denton Center are displayed in the background. A grassy area takes up the front right.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[View of University Drive facing west]

Description: Photograph of view down University Drive/U.S. Highway 380 facing west in Denton, Texas. A few cars travel down University Drive. The Texaco station occupies the background right. A sign for Grafa Realtors sits center on the grassy area.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
Partner: Denton Public Library

[McDade Motors and Gulf Service Station at 222 S. Elm St. in Denton]

Description: Photograph of the McDade Motors and Gulf service station on 222 S. Elm Street and Sycamore in Downtown Denton, Texas. Gas pumps and signs sit in the lot of the station. A traffic divider hangs off the curb in front. A few cars drive down and are parked on Elm Street. The Courthouse-on-the-Square rises above the buildings in the right background. A Taxi company can be seen across the street.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[Intersection of Elm Street and W. University Drive looking north]

Description: Photograph of a Texaco service station sign on Elm Street at W. University Drive in Denton, Texas. A dumpster and cars sit in the lot on the left. A Safeway supermarket- which is now the location of CVS Pharmacy - is on the right corner in the back, cars in the parking lot. Cars sit across at the intersection. An Exxon station is across the street with the Asbury United Methodist Church at 1919 N. Elm behind it (which is now the location of Wellspring Christian Academy).
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library

[Gulf station at the corner of W. University and Malone]

Description: Photograph of the Gulf service station on W. University Drive facing east at Malone Street in Denton, Texas. A damaged car pulls near the gas pumps on the right. Cars wait at the red light at the intersection. Signs for Wyatt's Cafeteria on the left and Western Bank on the right can be seen in the background. An advertisement for the Towne & Country Drive-In Theatre is pinned to a telephone pole in front.
Date: November 18, 1977
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
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Partner: Denton Public Library