Lyndon Johnson

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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.

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 9.5 x 7.05 in.

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Creator: Unknown. September 29, 1959.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 522 times , with 51 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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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.

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 9.5 x 7.05 in.

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From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History

From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History draws on materials from the University of North Texas Libraries, the Denton Public Library, the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, and Texas Woman's University. Materials will include historic photographs, books, maps, city directories, and records from numerous Denton women's clubs. Work on this project began in March of 2006, and will continue through 2007. Funding for this project is provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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  • September 29, 1959

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  • April 21, 2006, 2:30 a.m.

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  • Feb. 9, 2013, 11:57 a.m.

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Lyndon Johnson, photograph, September 29, 1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12430/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.