A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 03, 2012
Denisonian (inhabitant of Denison)

“Denisonian” is the name of an inhabitant of Denison, Texas. The name “Denisonian” has been cited in print since at least 1878.
Wikipedia: Denison, Texas
Denison is a city in Grayson County, Texas, United States. The population was 22,773 at the 2000 census; it is estimated to have grown to 24,127 in 2009. Denison is one of two principal cities in the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Statistical Area.
3 January 1878, Denison (TX) Daily News, pg. 4:
The Opinion of a Denisonian Just
Returned from the Front.

FORT CLARK, Dec. 26, 1877.
The Portal to Texas History
15 February 1878, Brenham (TX) Weekly Banner, pg. 2, col. 5:
The Denisonians were treated to an excursion over the Denison and Southwestern railroad, which is now completed to Trans-Continental, thirteen miles.
18 January 1880, Galveston (TX) Daily News, pg. 1, col. 8:
Railway Prospects Cause a Boom.
[Special Telegram to the News.]
DENISON, Jan. 17.
The enthusiasm among Denisonians at their bright railroad prospects continues unabated.
The Portal to Texas History
28 February 1890, Fort Worth (TX) Daily Gazette, pg. 8, col. 3:
Ed W. Perry, a prominent young Denisonian, is a guest at the Pickwick.
Posted: 5:26 PM Mar 26, 2009
Denisonian appointed to special committee by Gov. Rick Perry
SHERMAN, TX ― A Denison resident is one of four people appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice Advisory Committee this week. John Moore is a retired U.S. Marshal.
Herald Democrat (Sherman and Denison, TX)
Updated Wednesday, May 04, 2011 9:40 PM
Denisonians discuss city’s brand
“If Denison were a famous person, who would it be and why?” Questions such as this will help researchers develop a brand for Denison.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • Tuesday, January 03, 2012 • Permalink

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