El Fenix Cafe

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The El Fenix Cafe menu contains the names and prices of their dishes, desserts, and beverages. The restaurant offered cocktails and relishes, salads, sandwiches, eggs and omelettes, soups, chicken and steak dinners, nonalcoholic beverages, wines, beer, fish, and a variety of Mexican dishes. The Special Mexican Dinner cost $1.25 at the time of this menu. A poem by James J. Metcalfe is written on the back of the menu.

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1 bifold menu : 6.5 in. x 10.0 in.

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El Fenix Cafe [1945, 1955].

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This text 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 332 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this text can be viewed below.

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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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The El Fenix Cafe menu contains the names and prices of their dishes, desserts, and beverages. The restaurant offered cocktails and relishes, salads, sandwiches, eggs and omelettes, soups, chicken and steak dinners, nonalcoholic beverages, wines, beer, fish, and a variety of Mexican dishes. The Special Mexican Dinner cost $1.25 at the time of this menu. A poem by James J. Metcalfe is written on the back of the menu.

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1 bifold menu : 6.5 in. x 10.0 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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  • [1945, 1955]

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  • Oct. 31, 2007, 12:58 a.m.

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El Fenix Cafe. El Fenix Cafe, text, [1945, 1955]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29638/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.