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[City of Denton: City Hall, N. Elm, Cornerstone]

Description: Photograph of the cornerstone of the the Denton City Hall and Municipal Building at 221 N. Elm St.t. Text engraved in the cornerstone: Municipal Building B. W. McKenzie Mayor Commissioners W. S. Miller Chairman L. Bailey * G. Tom Turner W. R. Lakey Claude Castleberry Francis M. Craddock * Term Expired April 1927
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[City of Denton: City Hall, N. Elm, Cornerstone]

Description: Photograph of the cornerstone of the the Denton City Hall and Municipal Building at 221 N. Elm St. The cornerstone has the Free Masons' Masonic Square and Compass in the center. Text engraved in the cornerstone: Laid by Standfield Lodge No. 217 A. F. & A. M. May 14, 1927 (The Masonic Square and Compass is located here) E. W. Vanslyke & W. L. Bradshaw Architects E. Ross Chamblin Structural Engineer J. F. Johnson General Contractor
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial]

Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: "1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930." The writing in white ink reads, "To my good friend Mr. Will Williams a useful and lovable citizen of Denton With my best wishes, C. A.[Hogan?] Aug. 17, 1953" (text not entirely readable, Hogan is a guess on the name in the dedication).
Date: August 17, 1953
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City School

Description: Exterior view of Denton first public school building, 1884-1904. The picture is captioned "Denton City School Established 1884. 425 Pupils." The text reads: Population of the town, 3,000; population of the county, 35,000. Character of soil, black sandy loam, on red clay subsoil. Timber and water in abundance. Staple products--Corn. wheat. oats, bartley and cotton. Fruits -Apples, pears peaches, apricots, plums and cberries [sic]; grapes and small fruits grow to perfection. Our town is situated on the Missouri Pacific Railway at the junction of the Dallas & Wichita Railway, 35 miles north of Dallas. We have one of the handsomest court-houses in the state, two banks, two newspapers, and business in fairly represented in other lines, for a new town. Photographed by William & Lenox, Denton, Texas. Compliments of Fredrick L. Kittredge
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams and Lenox
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Business Review and Directory

Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
Date: May 1890
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association 1899]

Description: This Denton County Fair and Blooded Stock Association program includes a schedule of events and races during September 12-16, 1899. The program also contains advertisements for various fair attractions and businesses in Denton including shoe stores, furniture stores, grocers, confectioneries, butcher shops, launderers, hotels, barbers, restaurants, gun stores, and drug stores.
Date: 1899
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton County letterhead]

Description: A Denton County letterhead is printed on a piece of stationary with various names and the dates of September 17, 1886-October 4, 1886. The letterhead includes a portrait of the Denton County Courthouse as well as a list of Denton County Commissioners.
Date: unknown
Creator: Denton County Commissioners
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton business directory and advertisements]

Description: This card contains advertisements for early Denton commerce. The advertisements include banks, saloons, grocers, drug stores, hardware stores, galleries, hotels, restaurants, and feed stores. We believe the card was created sometime in the year of 1895 based on the advertisement for The Denton Hotel which said it was the successor to Pierce House. We found no other newspaper advertisements for Pierce House after February of 1895.
Date: 1895~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Ju-cy Pig Stand menu

Description: The Ju-cy Pig Stand menu contains a list, description, and prices for the items available for purchase. The menu includes special plates, Suzi-Q specials, soups, salads, steaks, fountain specials, and sandwiches. The obverse of the menu contains an illustration of the Ju-cy Pig logo and an illustration of the establishment. The menu's reverse includes a brief history of the restaurant under the ownership of J. C. Burch and a description of remodeling that had taken place during 1933 to 1941.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sermon by Rev. William Holmes Baldridge

Description: A sermon written by Reverend William Holmes Baldridge, grandfather of Mrs. H. B. Loomis and Mrs. Willie C. Smith, is visible on a piece of paper. The sermon is on confidence in Christ for the Lasting Hope Congregation. The sermon was delivered in 1850 and is over 2nd Timothy 1 and 12.
Date: 1850~
Creator: William Holmes Baldridge
Partner: Denton Public Library