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  Partner: Denton Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14874/
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14881/
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14882/
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. Article about this event appeared in the March 26, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle, page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14879/
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. Article about this event appeared in the March 26, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle, page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14880/
ABC Belles Singing
In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14875/
Book Donation to the Denton Public Library
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14792/
C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial
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 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12555/
Cast Members of "All My Sons"
Ten cast members of "All My Sons," a play performed at the North Texas State College. Top row, left-to-right: Mike Henderson of Eldorado; Don Wylie of Fort Worth; Una Glazener of Tyler, ; Jimmy Hughes of Texarkana; Jerry Blackwell of Fort Worth; and Jack Dunlop of Fort Worth. Front row, from left-to-right: Bruce Youngblood of Alvarado; Shirley Farrow of Appleton, Wisconsin; Patsy Johnson of Dallas; and Julia Marie Burns. Jimmy Hughes was president of the College Players and assisted in the direction of the play. Jimmy Hughes was cast as Joe Keller; Patsy Johnson as Kate Keller; Jack Dunlop as Chris Keller; Julia Burns as Ann Deever; Jerry Blackwell as George Deever; Don Wylie as Dr. Jim Bayless; Shirley Farrow as Sue Bayless; Mike Henderson as Frank Lubey; Una Glazener as Lydia Lubey; and Bruce Youngblood as Bert. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12310/
Cast of Second Threshold
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12447/
[Cemetery permit for Dr. M. L. Holland]
The permit certifies Ed Richards the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Dr. M. L. Holland on December 10, 1954. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24920/
[Cemetery permit for Francis M. Craddock]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Francis M. Craddock on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24926/
[Cemetery permit for J. J. Dooley]
The permit certifies Roberts Monument Co. the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. J. J. Dooley on January 22, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24929/
[Cemetery permit for Lester Edward Fry]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Lester Edward Fry on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24921/
[Cemetery permit for Mary George]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the Oakwood Cemetery for Mary George on May 25, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24928/
[Cemetery permit for Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mr. and Mrs. Williams on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24924/
[Cemetery permit for Mrs. J. A. Reeves]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Reeves on June 3, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24927/
[Cemetery permit for Mrs. Lamb]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the Oakwood Cemetery for Martha McReynolds on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24923/
[Cemetery permit for Mrs. W. S. Fry]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. W. S. Fry on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24922/
[Cemetery permit for Mrs. W. S. Fry]
The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for W. S. (Bill) Fry on June 16, 1955. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24925/
Centurama
The official program for Denton's centennial celebration on April 21-27, 1957 contains information about the events week, a brief history of Denton's foundation and progress, a map of Denton in 1957, and several advertisements for local organizations. Several photographs of early Denton County scenes, various historical markers, early buildings of North Texas State College and Texas State College for Women, and other mentionable landmarks are included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24941/
[Cleve B. Singleton]
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Cleve B. Singleton, a Denton police officer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth11297/
Denton County Courthouse, 1876 to 1894
The first Denton County Courthouse was believed to have been burned in an act of arson in 1875. The second County Courthouse was built in 1876 and lasted until 1894 when lightning struck it. A photograph of the second courthouse included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24873/
Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24858/
"Diversified Denton" in Texas Parade issue November 1951
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21898/
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show
Dr. Livelong's medicine show arrived by a donkey-pulled wagon on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." Mrs. Sy Lockhart, president of the Belles, presented comedy lines. The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14847/
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show
Photograph of Dr. Livelong's medicine show on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger and music was presented by Ben Boone, James Stanfield, Dale Phillips, and Raymond Turner. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14851/
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show
Dr. Livelong's medicine show arrived by a donkey-pulled wagon on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." Mrs. Sy Lockhart, president of the Belles, presented comedy lines. The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14848/
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show
Dr. Livelong's medicine show on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger and music was presented by Ben Boone, James Stanfield, Dale Phillips and Raymond Turner. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14849/
Eastern Church Belles
Twelve unidentified women pose in historical costumes for a group portrait in an unknown room during the Denton centennial celebration. This photo appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle on Wednesday, April 10, 1957. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14855/
Eastern Church Belles
Twelve unidentified women pose in historical costumes for a group portrait in an unknown room during the Denton centennial celebration. This photo appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle on Wednesday, April 10, 1957. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14854/
Four Cast Members of "You Touched Me"
Four cast members of "You Touched Me" performed at North Texas State College. The three individuals to the right are all toasting the man standing on the far left. The woman is Mary Haberger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12309/
Gay 90 Club on the lawn at the home of Mrs. Annie Young Hughey
Photograph of a large group of unidentified women posing on a lawn on Oak St. in Denton, Texas. Also, photographs of the Gay 90 Club in Little Elm circa 1956. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24885/
Inauguration of the Santa Fe Railroad Line
Inauguration of the Santa Fe Railroad Line linking Dallas, Denton, and Chicago. It was raining. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12611/
[Julia Williams, In Account With The Dallas Morning News]
Receipt for an ad posted in the Dallas Morning News by Julia Williams on Sunday February 15, 1959. Williams advertised three Shetland fillies for sale. The ad is also contained. Rue Simmons documented the charge of $3.30 for the advertisement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29616/
Lyndon Johnson
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12430/
Miss Denton Centurama Queen Candidates
Group photograph of Queen candidates for "Miss Denton Centurama" at their organizational meeting. Alphabetical list of candidates: Jane Anne Albin, Anita Austin, Barbara Baker, Claudine Barker, Janie Barrow, Patricia Bickley, Mary Bowers, Jeanne Anne Bridges, Kathy Brown, Carol Byers, Yvonne Clearman, Patsy Cummings, Julia Delisle, Darla Ruth Estes, Mary Helen Faught, Beverly Gross, Gwen Hamilton, Pauleta Hamilton, Rose Marie Harpool, Olive Harris, Wanda Harris, Shera Hodges, Nancy Howard, Delora Hutcheson, Josephine Hutcheson, Joan Iley, Cathie Jassoy, Jean Kirkpatrick, Luanne Larkin, Viola Lawson, Dorothy Marsh, Lynn McClurkan, Caroline Martin, Colleen Miller, Patsy Marie Miller, D'Alva Mitchell, Natalie Moeller, Collette Morris, Gradalyn Morris, Maridel Montgomery, Patsy Pitner, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Susan Reede, Pat Riney, Linda Roberts, Doris Rogers, Mary Anne Sawers, Peggy Schluter, Jerri Segars, Carol Anne Singletary, Peggy Sparks, Shirley Ann stevens, Gail Swafford, Janis Swenson, Ola May Taylor, Jane Toomer, Sue Underwood, Louise Vanderhoff, Margaret Weber, Ann Wells, Judy Wiley, Pat Woolsey, Mary C. Young, and Glenda Zerwer. Miss Patsy Pitner, an 18-year-old senior at Denton High School, was chosen for Denton's 100th year. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14857/
Miss Denton Centurama Queen Candidates
Group photograph of Queen candidates for "Miss Denton Centurama" at their organizational meeting. Alphabetical list of candidates: Jane Anne Albin, Anita Austin, Barbara Baker, Claudine Barker, Janie Barrow, Patricia Bickley, Mary Bowers, Jeanne Anne Bridges, Kathy Brown, Carol Byers, Yvonne Clearman, Patsy Cummings, Julia Delisle, Darla Ruth Estes, Mary Helen Faught, Beverly Gross, Gwen Hamilton, Pauleta Hamilton, Rose Marie Harpool, Olive Harris, Wanda Harris, Shera Hodges, Nancy Howard, Delora Hutcheson, Josephine Hutcheson, Joan Iley, Cathie Jassoy, Jean Kirkpatrick, Luanne Larkin, Viola Lawson, Dorothy Marsh, Lynn McClurkan, Caroline Martin, Colleen Miller, Patsy Marie Miller, D'Alva Mitchell, Natalie Moeller, Collette Morris, Gradalyn Morris, Maridel Montgomery, Patsy Pitner, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Susan Reede, Pat Riney, Linda Roberts, Doris Rogers, Mary Anne Sawers, Peggy Schluter, Jerri Segars, Carol Anne Singletary, Peggy Sparks, Shirley Ann stevens, Gail Swafford, Janis Swenson, Ola May Taylor, Jane Toomer, Sue Underwood, Louise Vanderhoff, Margaret Weber, Ann Wells, Judy Wiley, Pat Woolsey, Mary C. Young, and Glenda Zerwer. Miss Patsy Pitner, an 18-year-old senior at Denton High School, was chosen for Denton's 100th year. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14856/
Moore Business Forms Plant
Exterior view of the front of the Moore Business Forms plant located at 601 E. Hickory. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12424/
Morrison Milling Company
Exterior view of the Morrison's Milling Company factory. The sign on the top of the factory reads: "Morrison's Peacemaker Flour." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12425/
Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12552/
Oak Grove Church, Nearly Century Old, Stirs Memories
Newspaper clipping regarding the Little Church in the Valley in Oak Grove, Texas. Photograph of the bridge across Little Elm Creek between Lloyd and Alec Bush's Store. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24903/
Sherman Drive
Sherman Drive at Locust looking east. Three automobiles are on the left side of the image on Sherman Drive driving towards the direction of the camera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12385/
Technical Support Members of "All My Sons"
Six members of the Technical Staff for the play "All My Sons," at the North Texas State College. The man standing at the back is Walter Wolfram of Amarillo. The four men in the middle row are from left-to-right: Jim Swain of Dallas, stage manager; Bob Athens; Ray Burchette, Jr., of Denison, Vice President of the NTSU College Players and a properties guy; and H. G. Wells of Tulia, also a properties person. The woman at the front is Pattie Bunch, of Corsicana, and her job was prompter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12311/
Three Cast Members of "You Touched Me"
Three crew members of "You Touched Me," a play performed at the North Texas State College. An unknown man is center frame laying down on a couch while an unknown woman leans over him. Mary Haberger is standing behind the couch looking at the man on the couch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12312/