Denton County, Texas (Postcard History Series)

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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, ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738584522
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Series: Postcard History Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 973,444
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Authors Jim Bolz and Tricia Bolz are passionate postcard collectors who have amassed more than 550 views of Denton County. Georgia Caraway, executive director, and Kim Cupit, curator of collections, for the Denton County Museums, collaborated to create this companion book to their popular historical photographic compilation, Images of America: Denton, also published by Arcadia Publishing.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Courthouse-on-the-Square 9

2 Around Town 17

3 Businesses 27

4 Churches 47

5 Public Schools 57

6 University of North Texas 65

7 Texas Woman's University 85

8 Other Denton County Communities 111

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