The history of Denton County, founded in 1846, has been well preserved through postcards. These images, produced from vintage photographs and artist renditions, reflect a time when communication through postcards was quicker, easier, and less expensive than writing a letter. Inside this book, readers are treated to charming snapshots of local history depicting churches, the downtown public square, businesses, public schools, the two newly created universities, railroad depots, trolleys, the earliest automobiles, and some of Denton County's most familiar town views and tourist attractions.
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Academic Arts Administration Building auditorium Austin Baptist Church brick building was constructed Burchard's Studio C. E. Carruth campus Carruth by E. C. church was built Club College for Women College of Industrial college's congregation corner cost courthouse Courthouse-on-the-Square Curt Denton County Denton High School Dexter Press downtown square Duke and Ayres Dyche Normal Pharmacy E. C. Kropp Fouts Field Fultz News Agency gymnasium Hotel Household Arts Building Industrial Arts J. D. Hodges Lake Dallas Lewisville Little Elm located McDade by Albertype Methodist North Locust North Texas O. M. Curtis O. R. Dyche Normal opened Pat Boone Pharmacy by Albertype Pilot Point Presbyterian Church President purchased real photo rooms Sanger Santa Fe Railroad Shaw Studio South Locust Street Stoddard Hall Store Teich Texas Boys Choir Texas State College TEXAS STATE NORMAL Texas Woman's University town Unknown publisher West Hickory Street West Oak Street West Ward School