[Group of women at a boarding house, c.1900]

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Photograph of a group of women sitting in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The 30 women sit or stand in rows outside in front of the porch, while a single bearded elderly man stands at back to left. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic image mounted on stiff backing. Inscribed on reverse: "Boarding House".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 X 11 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1900~.

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Photograph of a group of women sitting in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The 30 women sit or stand in rows outside in front of the porch, while a single bearded elderly man stands at back to left. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic image mounted on stiff backing. Inscribed on reverse: "Boarding House".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 X 11 cm

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photograph 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.

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  • 1900~

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  • July 6, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

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  • Jan. 31, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

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[Group of women at a boarding house, c.1900], photograph, 1900~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc850124/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.