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  Partner: Denton Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
Centurama

Centurama

Date: 1957-04~
Creator: Denton Centennial Commision
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Cleve B. Singleton]

[Cleve B. Singleton]

Date: c. 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Cleve B. Singleton, a Denton police officer.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Denton County Courthouse, 1876 to 1894

Denton County Courthouse, 1876 to 1894

Date: February 3, 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Date: April 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Date: April 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Date: April 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Date: April 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Eastern Church Belles

Eastern Church Belles

Date: April 10, 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library