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North Side of Denton Square

Description: A view of the business section on the north side of the Denton Square around 1889. All the building were constructed of wood, with board sidewalks of even lengths to aid the pedestrian in keeping out of the mud and sand of the unpaved streets. On the left is the three-story Cronston building. The Francis Hardware Store was on the lower floor. The Woodbine building was next to the Cronston and adjoining was Clay Wither's store. Emory C . Smith's law office and R. A. Cobb's confectionery in the next two buildings followed by the McNeil dry goods store. The vacant lot was where the Lacy Hotel had burned down two years before. A saloon stands next and it is connected to a large building in which a meat market was operated.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

North Side of Denton Square

Description: A view of the business section on the north side of the Denton Square around 1889. All the buildings were constructed of wood, with board sidewalks of even lengths to aid the pedestrian in keeping out of the mud and sand of the unpaved streets. On the left is the three-story Cronston building. The Francis Hardware Store was on the lower floor. The Woodbine building was next to the Cronston and adjoining was Clay Wither's store. Emory C . Smith's law office and R. A. Cobb's confectionery in the next two buildings followed by the McNeil dry goods store. The vacant lot was where the Lacy Hotel had burned down two years before. A saloon stands next and it is connected to a large building in which a meat market was operated.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Women

Description: Unidentified women are dressed up for Denton's centennial celebration on the Denton Square in front of the Denton County Courthouse. An unidentified boy is on the right side of image leaning on a set of wooden stocks that have a sign on them which reads: Ye Olde Kangaroo Court Stocks; Courtesy D. B. Boyd.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Alton Tree

Description: Old tree at Alton where first Denton County Courthouse stood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Alton Tree

Description: Old tree at Alton where first Denton County Courthouse stood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Alton Tree

Description: Old tree at Alton where first Denton County Courthouse stood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

South Elm Street Looking North Towards the Denton Square

Description: South Elm Street looking north towards the Denton Square. The Denton County Courthouse is visible in the distance, as is the First State Bank on the right. The street is marked "One Way" with the sign located in the left foreground. Parked cars are located in the background to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

IOOF Cemetery

Description: I.O.O.F. Cemetery looking northeast. Buildings on the TWU campus and the Denton County Courthouse are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Juggling man on unicycle]

Description: Photograph of a man juggling and riding a unicycle, taken at the UNT homecoming parade for the game against the University of Texas at El Paso. The Denton County Courthouse appears in the background.
Date: November 9, 2013
Creator: Clark, Junebug
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man in costume at UNT Homecoming parade]

Description: Photograph of a man in green wig and overalls taken at the UNT homecoming parade for the game against the University of Texas at El Paso. The Denton Courthouse is in the background.
Date: November 9, 2013
Creator: Clark, Junebug
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County Courthouse

Description: View of the clock side of the Denton County Courthouse on the Denton Square. A number of green, leafy trees are rising up in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Group of Early Denton County Settlers Sitting on Courthouse Steps

Description: Sixty men sitting on the steps the Denton County Courthouse, pictured were identified by W. L. McCormick, who submitted the names as part of a contest: 1)Thos. E. Fry, 2)J. R. Chambers, 3)E. Biggerstaff, 4)B. F. Paschall, 5)R. H. Hopkins, 6)W. S. Fry, 7)Wm. Howard, 8)I. N. Gamble, 9)B. Smith, 10)I. D. Ferguson, 11)W. C. Wright, 12)J. R. Sullivan, 13)G. S. Hammett, 14)W. J. Lacy, 15)C. W. Geers, 16)T. E. Wood (at Justin), 17)John Hedrick, 18)J. R. Edwards, 19)Brooks Beall, 20)F. E. Piner, 21)John Williams, 22)J. L. Randall (brick mason), 23)J. K. Holland, 24)unidentified, 25)Joe Chance, 26)Wiliam Phellps, 27)R. W. Pitman, 28)J. S. Chapman, 29)S. M. Simmons, 30) Nail (South of Denton), 31)J. R. McCormick, 32)C. C. Bell, 33)Dr. Chas Evertt, 34)Kirg Smith, 35)Sol. Carpenter, 36)Nathan Johnson, 37)Bush (brother of Dr. Bush), 38)Gus Claywell, 39)Hansard, 40)J. C. Parr, 41)Sam McKelvey, 42)Tab Bonds, 43) unidentified, 44)C. H. Jackson, 45)Tom Porter, 46)E. F. Kirkpatrick (former St. Comr.), 47)B. Neely, 48)Wm. Woods, 49)Tom Burge, 50) Mercer, 51)J. R. Templeton, 52)S. B. Tabor, 53)Jack Johnson, 54)A. Griffith, 55)J. M. Copley, 56)W. F. Egan, 57)James T. Cartwright, 58)Mrs. J. T. Cartwright, 59)W. G. McGaugay, 60)R. B. Anderson.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Educational Rally

Description: Students rallying for an unknown event or cause on the southeast corner of the Denton Square. The Denton County Courthouse is visible in the background.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Educational Rally

Description: Students rallying for an unknown event or cause on the southeast corner of the Denton Square. The Denton County Courthouse is visible in the background.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Confederate Veterans

Description: Large group of unidentified men from "Sul-Ross Camp" number 129. The picture was taken in front of the Denton County Courthouse.
Date: 1902
Creator: Shaw and Hargrove
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Confederate Veterans

Description: Large group of unidentified men who were soldiers in the Confederate Army, from Sul Ross Camp, no. 129. The photo was taken with the Denton County Courthouse as the backdrop.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Denton Public Library

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Dr. Livelong's medicine show arrived by a donkey-pulled wagon on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." Mrs. Sy Lockhart, president of the Belles, presented comedy lines. The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Dr. Livelong's medicine show on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger and music was presented by Ben Boone, James Stanfield, Dale Phillips and Raymond Turner. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library