From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - Browse


Puppets at the Denton Public Library

Description: Vicki Bleick, children's librarian, and Barbara Stevens, reference librarian, showing puppets at the Denton Public Library. They are holding up a poster which says: "Take a Giant Step Sponsored cooperatively by your library and the Texas State Library" On the floor in the bottom right corner of the image the top half of the cover of the children's book "That Cat!" is visible.
Date: c. 1974
Partner: Denton Public Library

The 1971 Miss Denton Pageant

Description: Book contains information about the Denton Jaycees and their Miss Denton Pageant. Photographs of the Denton Jaycees chairmen are included. Several advertisements for Denton area business and the photographs of pageant contestants are also included.
Date: 1971
Creator: Denton Jaycees
Partner: Denton Public Library

[School field trip to Emily Fowler Library]

Description: Photograph of several children on a school field trip to Emily Fowler Library. Two librarians are giving the tour. Linda Touraine, wearing a brown jacket can be seen speaking to the children. Several bookshelves are visible in the background, and a shelf of 45s is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1971~
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton High School Class of '42 Reunion

Description: Denton High School 30-year class reunion of the 1942 class. Those identified are: George Hopkins, Bill Cromer, Margie Lynn Brooks, Cara Boswell, Fred Slach, Zeke Martin, Colin McSween, Jane Jagoe Stabile, Lanell White Little, John Waldrip, Jack Bayless.
Date: July 15, 1972
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Community Theater presents "Bus Stop"]

Description: The program for "Bus Stop" presented by the Denton Community Theater contains advertisements for Denton area businesses including banks, grocers, pharmacies, auto dealers, insurance agencies, general stores. The program also lists the cast, a synopsis of the scenes, special credits, board of directors, patrons, and the production and business staff.
Date: 1973-11~
Creator: Inge, William
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Carroll Boulevard extension looking due North]

Description: Carroll Boulevard, Denton Texas. Extension looking due north near I.O.O.F. Cemetary. The road is still unpaved. New apartments at left include some for the state school. Trees and grass line the road on the right side. Trees border the left side of the road in the distance, after the new apartments. A yellow construction vehicle is in the foreground.
Date: 1976~
Partner: Denton Public Library