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The sheriff's office at the Court House.

Description: Photograph with black edging, mounted on a gray mat of the sheriff's office at the Court House. Man writing at desk in far left corner. Five men seated in wooden chairs (one on far right holding up a gun and leaning elbow on desk.) Back of photo identifies man at desk as Mr. Oglivy; third from left as H.M. Shannon and M.L. Woolley, Sheriff, at far right. Photo has rip in bottom right corner. Also tear in mat at bottom left.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Large Group Picture

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a large group of people at the courthouse square, including Varnell, Will Webb, Mrs. Tom Hamlin, W. D. Free, Tom Hamlin, Warren E. and William A. Everett, W. M., Nancy, Bertha and Menvil Mae Buchanan, and Doratha Iola Hicks. There is a building with an outdoor stairway behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[View of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a courthouse. The brick building is two-stories tall, with a tower on the far-left end. Trees are growing in a yard to the right. In the foreground, there is a firetruck parked by a curb in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[View of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a courthouse. The brick building is two-stories tall, with a tower on the far-left end. Small trees are growing in a yard to the right. In the foreground, there is a horse-drawn wagon parked by a curb in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Centurama

Description: The official program for Denton's centennial celebration on April 21-27, 1957 contains information about the events week, a brief history of Denton's foundation and progress, a map of Denton in 1957, and several advertisements for local organizations. Several photographs of early Denton County scenes, various historical markers, early buildings of North Texas State College and Texas State College for Women, and other mentionable landmarks are included.
Date: 1957-04~
Creator: Denton Centennial Commision
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ten Nights in a Bar Room, Courthouse]

Description: Article announces the presentation of Ten nights in a Bar Room at the Court House on April 10, 1878. The announcement also includes a cast of characters and synopsis of incidents throughout the play. Hon. Geo. Mellerch, Odd Fellow lecturer, opened the event. The Denton String Band furnished music. Given to the Emily Fowler Library by Gretna Cobbs Davis, a member of an early family of Denton. Her father, R. E. Cobbs, appeared in this home talent play in 1878.
Date: 1878-04-10?
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse Building]

Description: A photograph of an entrance in the Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse Building. The entrance is glass with decorative metalwork around the doors; matching metalwork is around visible windows. Stairs are visible leading to the entrance and other decorative elements are visible on either side of the doors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of the Abilene Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Abilene courthouse, a four-story stone building with a clock tower in the center. A long sidewalk leads up to the courthouse, surrounded on either side by a grass lawn and with trees. There is a decorative border around the photo, and handwritten information about the photo on the back.
Date: September 2, 1932
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[News Clip: Mattox]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany an unknown news story. This b-roll footage includes State Attorney General Jim Mattox walking in a courthouse flanked by press. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: March 11, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Gilbert]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about an unknown court trial. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: December 9, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

Description: This program contains information about the Denton Fire Department, a biographical sketch about W. J. Austin, descendant of Stephen F. Austin and former president of the State Firemen's Association, a list of officers and members of the Denton Fire Department, and several photographs of firemen and their equipment. The booklet also contains information about the mayor and city officials of Denton in 1928, a photograph of Denton city hall, a photograph of Godwin Hotel, and the schedule of events for the annual convention of the State Firemen's Association of Texas. Some information about other Denton County fire departments is included. The program also contains several advertisements for Texas and Denton County businesses.
Date: 1928-06-12~
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas
Partner: Denton Public Library