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Moore Business Forms Plant

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Moore Business Forms plant located at 601 E. Hickory.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Four Cast Members of "You Touched Me"

Description: Four cast members of "You Touched Me" performed at North Texas State College. The three individuals to the right are all toasting the man standing on the far left. The woman is Mary Haberger.
Date: 1950-04?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Three Cast Members of "You Touched Me"

Description: Three crew members of "You Touched Me," a play performed at the North Texas State College. An unknown man is center frame laying down on a couch while an unknown woman leans over him. Mary Haberger is standing behind the couch looking at the man on the couch.
Date: April 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Cast Members of "All My Sons"

Description: Ten cast members of "All My Sons," a play performed at the North Texas State College. Top row, left-to-right: Mike Henderson of Eldorado; Don Wylie of Fort Worth; Una Glazener of Tyler, ; Jimmy Hughes of Texarkana; Jerry Blackwell of Fort Worth; and Jack Dunlop of Fort Worth. Front row, from left-to-right: Bruce Youngblood of Alvarado; Shirley Farrow of Appleton, Wisconsin; Patsy Johnson of Dallas; and Julia Marie Burns. Jimmy Hughes was president of the College Players and assisted in the direction of the play. Jimmy Hughes was cast as Joe Keller; Patsy Johnson as Kate Keller; Jack Dunlop as Chris Keller; Julia Burns as Ann Deever; Jerry Blackwell as George Deever; Don Wylie as Dr. Jim Bayless; Shirley Farrow as Sue Bayless; Mike Henderson as Frank Lubey; Una Glazener as Lydia Lubey; and Bruce Youngblood as Bert.
Date: 1950-11?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Technical Support Members of "All My Sons"

Description: Six members of the Technical Staff for the play "All My Sons," at the North Texas State College. The man standing at the back is Walter Wolfram of Amarillo. The four men in the middle row are from left-to-right: Jim Swain of Dallas, stage manager; Bob Athens; Ray Burchette, Jr., of Denison, Vice President of the NTSU College Players and a properties guy; and H. G. Wells of Tulia, also a properties person. The woman at the front is Pattie Bunch, of Corsicana, and her job was prompter.
Date: 1950-11-12?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Cast of Second Threshold

Description: Unidentified cast members of the play Second Threshold, performed at the North Texas State College. There are six cast members on the stage in costume. On the far left is a man sitting on a couch in a dark suit, to his right is a man standing in a white shirt, tie, and dark pants, then a man in a medium-toned suit standing, to his right is a woman in a white dress sittingon a cushioned chair, then a woman in a print dress standing, and a man in a dark suit standing. The man on the far right is talking and the other five cast members are all looking at him.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

"Diversified Denton" in Texas Parade issue November 1951

Description: This issue of the Texas Parade contains an article entitled "Diversified Denton" and includes information regarding John B. Denton, the city of Denton in general, North Texas State College, and Texas State College for Women. The article describes Denton's schools, agriculture, commerce, and other attractions circa 1951.
Date: November 1951
Creator: Hugh Williamson
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams in formal wear standing outside of their home. A tree is on the right side in the background while a car is visible on the left.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial

Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: 1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930
Date: August 17, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Dr. M. L. Holland]

Description: The permit certifies Ed Richards the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Dr. M. L. Holland on December 10, 1954. The document was witnessed by Chas. C. Orr, Jr., City Secretary.
Date: 1954-12-10~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Inauguration of the Santa Fe Railroad Line

Description: Inauguration of the Santa Fe Railroad Line linking Dallas, Denton, and Chicago. It was raining and the photo was taken in north Dallas, near Garland. Among the men heading the groundbreaking ceremony were Railroad president Fred Gurley, Jerome Crossman, president of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, E. W. Morrison, a Denton businessman who strongly supported the line, Dallas Mayor R. L. Thornton, and Denton Mayor J. L. Yarbrough.
Date: December 11, 1954
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. I. J. Dooley]

Description: The permit certifies Roberts Monument Co. the authorization to erect a monument and 3 markers in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. I. J. Dooley on January 22, 1955. The document was witnessed by Chas. C. Orr, Jr., City Secretary. The work was approved on January 22, 1955 by D. W. Shoulders, Sexton.
Date: 1955-01-22~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for J. R. & Mary E. George]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the Oakwood Cemetery for J. R. & Mary E. George on May 25, 1955.
Date: 1955-05-25~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Mr. & Mrs. J. A. Reeves]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Reeves on June 3, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-03~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Francis M. Craddock]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Francis M. Craddock on June 12, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-12~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Martha McReynolds]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the Oakwood Cemetery for Martha McReynolds on June 16, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-15~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for W. S. (Bill) Fry]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for W. S. (Bill) Fry on June 16, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-15~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Lester Edward Fry (Infant)]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Lester Edward Fry (Infant) on June 16, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-16~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mr. and Mrs. Williams on June 16, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-16~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. W. S. Fry]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. W. S. Fry on June 16, 1955.
Date: 1955-06-16~
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Jaycee-ettes, 1956-1957, Yearbook

Description: Yearbook of Denton Jaycee-ettes includes the creed of the group, lists of officers and members, social calendar, constitution, and by-laws.
Date: 1957
Creator: Denton Jaycee-ettes
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University