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Aerial view of Chilton Hall, NTSTC, Denton, TX c. 1944

Description: Photograph of Chilton Hall of North Texas State Technical College in Denton, Texas. Glider Pilot School was held at Hartlee Field and the headquarters was located in Chilton Hall. The photograph also contains other NTSTC buildings.
Date: c. 1944
Creator: Todd, George
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942_digitally restored]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Company C, 172 Battalion

Description: Denton men of Company C, 172 Battalion, Camp Hood, Texas. Written on back: Charles Allen Nowlin, Loyd Willingham, Doyle Vernice Taliaferro.
Date: January 29, 1945
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City-County Library Bookmobile

Description: Unidentified men stand in front of a Denton City-County Public Library bookmobile. Denton Public School buses are in the background. The picture was taken across from Congress Junior High School facing Alice Street. In 1938 the schools purchased a bookmobile to provide better library services to schools in the County. The Works Progress Administration funded the staff and maintenance of the bookmobile program.
Date: [1940, 1941]
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Public Library Reading Room

Description: View of the reading room at the Denton Public Library. Emily Fowler is visible at the check-out desk in the background. The furniture was prominently advertised in the Denton Record-Chronicle as being "Remington Rand" furnishings.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

El Fenix Cafe

Description: 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.
Date: [1945, 1955]
Creator: El Fenix Cafe
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Fowler, Emily

Description: Portrait of Emily Fowler in the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graduation "1st LTD" Denton, Tex 1944

Description: Photograph of graduation day for the First Liaison Training Detachment at North Texas State Technical College in Denton, Texas circa 1944. Several unidentified men in military uniforms stand in formation on a football field. Officers are attaching pins to the lapels of the graduates. A scoreboard in the background reads "Eagles."
Date: c. 1944
Creator: Todd, George
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graduation "1st LTD" Denton, Tex 1944

Description: Photograph of graduation day for the First Liaison Training Detachment at North Texas State Technical College in Denton, Texas circa 1944. Several unidentified men in military uniforms stand in formation on a football field.
Date: c. 1944
Creator: Todd, George
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graduation "1st LTD" Denton, Tex 1944

Description: Photograph of graduation day for the First Liaison Training Detachment at North Texas State Technical College in Denton, Texas in 1944. Some men in uniform are standing on a football field. One man stands in front of a microphone. Spectators are sitting in the foreground.
Date: c. 1944
Creator: Todd, George
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Graduation "1st LTD" Denton, Tex 1944

Description: Photograph of graduation day for the First Liaison Training Detachment at North Texas State Technical College in Denton, Texas circa 1944. Several unidentified men in military uniforms stand in formation on a football field. A scoreboard in the background reads "Eagles."
Date: c. 1944
Creator: Todd, George
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library