[Broadside advertisement for Denton land]

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Photograph of a broadside advertisement for Denton land, held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection. The advertisement boasts of information that is "Safe and Profitable Investment For Capitalists or Colonists wanting land for immediate occupancy," and has a section of what is for sale which includes three bold sections: The Land Has Recently Been Divided Into Tracts of 160 Acres, The Soil Is Generally a Deep Rich Sandy Mulatto Loam, and $2 per Acre Cash or $3 per acre 1/3 Cash. This collection of ephemera related to Texas history provides a window into … continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 6098 x 7795 px.

Creation Information

Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery December 1, 2017.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1965 times, with 29 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a broadside advertisement for Denton land, held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection. The advertisement boasts of information that is "Safe and Profitable Investment For Capitalists or Colonists wanting land for immediate occupancy," and has a section of what is for sale which includes three bold sections: The Land Has Recently Been Divided Into Tracts of 160 Acres, The Soil Is Generally a Deep Rich Sandy Mulatto Loam, and $2 per Acre Cash or $3 per acre 1/3 Cash. This collection of ephemera related to Texas history provides a window into the past. These items, which were not created to last past their initial usefulness, offer details into the original settlement of the Denton, TX region, as well as provide evidence of commerce at the time.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 6098 x 7795 px.

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This image was taken for use in the digital version of UNT Special Collections' Spring 2018 exhibit "Destination: Special Collections."

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

Broadsides & Printed Ephemera Collection

Miscellaneous documents and memorabilia from Texas and beyond.

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  • December 1, 2017

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  • April 9, 2020, 3:10 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 29
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Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery. [Broadside advertisement for Denton land], photograph, December 1, 2017; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633945/: accessed May 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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