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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
[Sanford B. Williams, Sr. at Gaslight Diner ]

[Sanford B. Williams, Sr. at Gaslight Diner ]

Date: c. 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sanford B. Williams, Sr. in front of the Gaslight diner on Oakland Street behind Texas State College for Women in Denton, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Other
Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Date: c. 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph and newspaper clipping of the 1,041-foot bridge across Garza-Little Elm Reservoir on Farm RD 720. The bridge is near inundation due to high lake waters. Newspaper clippings regarding the affect of high lake waters on Little Elm are also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
"Diversified Denton" in Texas Parade issue November 1951

"Diversified Denton" in Texas Parade issue November 1951

Date: November 1951
Creator: Hugh Williamson
Description: This issue of the Texas Parade contains an article entitled "Diversified Denton" and includes information regarding John B. Denton, the city of Denton in general, North Texas State College, and Texas State College for Women. The article describes Denton's schools, agriculture, commerce, and other attractions circa 1951.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial

C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial

Date: August 17, 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: 1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams in formal wear standing outside of their home. A tree is on the right side in the background while a car is visible on the left.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Book Donation to the Denton Public Library

Book Donation to the Denton Public Library

Date: c. 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Mary Lou Burford from Girl Scout Troop 15 gives books to Emily Fowler and the Denton Public Library that have been furnished by the Girl Scout Council.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson

Date: September 29, 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Lyndon Johnson, in a suit, standing beside a large sign which reads: "Site of the Nation's First Federal Underground Center, Denton, Texas." Opened in February 1964, this center ultimately became known as the "FEMA Region VI Federal Regional Center". It was the first protected underground federal regional emergency operating center built in the nation.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Cast of Second Threshold

Cast of Second Threshold

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified cast members of the play Second Threshold, performed at the North Texas State College. There are six cast members on the stage in costume. On the far left is a man sitting on a couch in a dark suit, to his right is a man standing in a white shirt, tie, and dark pants, then a man in a medium-toned suit standing, to his right is a woman in a white dress sittingon a cushioned chair, then a woman in a print dress standing, and a man in a dark suit standing. The man on the far right is talking and the other five cast members are all looking at him.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Morrison Milling Company

Morrison Milling Company

Date: c. 1954
Creator: Carruth Studio
Description: Exterior view of the Morrison's Milling Company factory. The sign on the top of the factory reads: "Morrison's Peacemaker Flour."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Moore Business Forms Plant

Moore Business Forms Plant

Date: c. 1950
Creator: Carruth Studio
Description: Exterior view of the front of the Moore Business Forms plant located at 601 E. Hickory.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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