From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 125 Matching Results

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Bill Williams in London, England

Description: Photograph of Bill Williams in uniform behind a desk in London, England during World War II. Written on back with pencil and blue ink: "Made in London, England 1945 Bill Williams [Alex brother] Number stamped 100015." Circular stamp reads, "Created for Personal Use Only Not For Publication ? ?? 1944 Theater Censor ET???? 1"
Date: 1944
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: 1942~
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: 1942~
Partner: Other

[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
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton City/County Public Library, reading room]

Description: View of the reading room at the Denton City/County 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. After three remodels the building is now the Emily Fowler Central Library.
Date: July 31, 1949
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton City/County Public Library, service desk]

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton City-County Public Library. (The building after three remodels is now the Emily Fowler Central Library) A painted map of the brands and historical points of interest in Denton County by Sena Mounts Wright is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton City/County Public Library, service desk]

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton City-County Public Library. (The building after three remodels is now the Emily Fowler Central Library) A painted map of the brands and historical points of interest in Denton County by Sena Mounts Wright is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
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
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: 1944~
Creator: Todd, George
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: 1944~
Creator: Todd, George
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: 1944~
Creator: Todd, George
Partner: Denton Public Library