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

Description: 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".
Date: 1900~

[Group of women on the porch of a boarding house, ca. 1900]

Description: Photograph of fifteen women in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The women are in two groups, one of 12 women sitting and standing in rows on the porch, while three more stand in a line on the other side of a pair of columns. 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 print mounted on card backing.
Date: 1900~

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Carry Goodall, 1900]

Description: Letter to Miss Carry that the book she asked C. B. Moore to read is not to his liking. He tried reading the book and he did not like the preface and then when trying to read the first chapter he kept falling asleep. He feels the book is not of his capacity. He says that it is not just this book and its ideas that don't agree with him.
Date: 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, January 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Linnet Moore and is addressed to he parents, Mary Ann And Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Linnet informs the Moore's of the goings-on in her community. She discusses her daily chores, details that they have eaten all but half a sack of the sausages and have eaten one shoulder and working on the other that was sent by the Moore's to her, and notes what she prepared for dinner during Ethel Berry's visit. She updates Mary Ann and Charles on the visitors she has had and correspondences received by friends. She mentions that she has not seen Mrs. Priest in a week, but details that Mrs. Woods has been up to see her. She informs the Moore's about general community news and community members who have married recently. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: January 1900
Creator: Moore, Linnet

[Letter from Mary Moore to Charles and Linnet Moore and Willie McGee, January 1, 1900]

Description: Mary tells them to read their letters and was glad to hear from them. She says that they are doing well and how cold it has been. Bessie came to visit them for New Years and they cooked the turkey. She hopes they are not having bad weather and mentions that Old Wallace came and asked about them. Will McKinley came to see Birdie and he stayed until 11 o'clock. Mr. Griffin is staying at Aunt Nancy's place. Bessie has her first long dress. She asks Linnet to write and tell her what she is doing. She hopes they are doing well.
Date: January 1, 1900
Creator: Moore, Mary

[Men and women on the steps of the Normal Building, ca. 1900]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing and sitting on the front steps of the Normal Building of the NT campus, ca. 1900. The 29 men and women are well dressed, posed in rows for the photographer. Photograph print mounted on card backing, with decorative border around image. Several handwritten notes on reverse: "Ask Roland Green", "A.B. Tyson", and "Class, undated". The Normal Building was constructed as the first permanent structure on the campus of the North Texas Normal College in 1891. Between 1897 and 1902, a wooden porch/awning was added to the front entrance, the posts of which are visible in this photo. The Normal was stuck by lightning and burned down in 1907, by which time NT had become the North Texas State Normal College.
Date: 1900~
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[Second Baptist Church, Denton]

Description: Copy negative of the Second Baptist Church in Denton, built in 1897 and burned in 1917. It sat on the site of the present First Denton National Bank. W. B. McClurkan paid the church $15,000 for the lot and donated $3,000 for the building fund. This sale took place August 28, 1917, and on the same day the church purchased the lot at 400 W. Oak for $8,000.
Date: [1900..1917]