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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. Two officers in military uniforms and combination caps are walking in the foreground. Bleachers are visible in the background.
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

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 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

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

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

Renfro Drug Company Menu

Description: The Renfro Drug Company Menu lists the prices of their fountain drinks, sundaes, fruit drinks, coolers, milk drinks, desserts, sandwiches, and salads. The back of the menu lists the locations of the 17 Renfro stores.
Date: 1943~
Creator: Renfro Drug Company
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Harris Family, War Ration Books and tokens, Sept. 7, 1944]

Description: Five war ration books within a ration book cover provided by Denton County National Bank. The ration books belonged to Mary Jean Harris, Shirley Francis Harris, Helen F. Harris, Mrs. W. B. Francis, and John Richard Harris III. The ration books contain several unused ration stamps.
Date: 1943~
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to Philip F. Saltsman. The booklet contains unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[A. R. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to A. R. Saltsman. The booklet contains several unused ration stamps.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Leonard National Bank Ration Check book

Description: World War II ration checks from the United States of America Office of Price Administration for the Leonard National Bank in Leonard, Texas. The ration checks are for pairs of shoes.
Date: c. 1945
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Lloyd Logan, Sr. and family, 1948]

Description: Family portrait taken outdoors on the porch of the family home. Lloyd Logan, Sr. is seated at center front with his wife seated to his left and his daughter seated to his right. His four sons stand in the background. There is a window behind the group. A porch chair, the yard and bushes are also visible.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[John Logan, Sr. and sons, 1948]

Description: Outdoor portrait of John Logan, Sr. and his sons. John, Sr. is seated on a bench with son Lloyd, Sr. on his left and and son Arthur on his right. Standing behind him is his son John, Jr.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

White House Cafe menu

Description: This White House Cafe menu displays their selection and prices for breakfast, steaks, sandwiches, and drinks. The White House Cafe was located at 505 S. Locust St. in Denton, Texas from c1938-1959.
Date: 1945?
Creator: White House Cafe
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, April 29, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, on April 29, 1947. In the first letter, he discusses the recovery of Josephine's sister from an accident, and hopes that she will get better. He mentions vacation plans for Hot Springs or the Mayo Clinic, as well as a trip to California. In the second letter, he sends his sympathies to his sister-in-law following her accident.
Date: April 29, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum