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[First Christian Church. 1978]

Description: Photograph of First Christian Church in Denton, Texas. The brick building is surrounded by several bushes and a wooden fence. The high, steep roof of the building is white.
Date: 1978-04~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Denton Public Library

[JCPenney at Denton Center in Denton, Texas]

Description: This photograph is of a parking lot in front of JCPenney, located in the far east end of the Denton Center in Denton, Texas. Several streetlights illuminate the parking lot. A truck, car, and unidentified person are seen in the lot.
Date: 1978-04~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Night scene of Denton County Courthouse in Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Denton County Courthouse located in the square of Denton, Texas. Several cars are parked around the courthouse. The clock in the tower of the courthouse is illuminated with red light.
Date: 1978-04~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women

Description: Cookbook compiled by members of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, Texas. The cookbook contains 50 recipes from Denton women and advertisements for local companies.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young People's Organization of the Central Presbyterian Church
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

1921-22 Lewisville High School Basketball Team

Description: 1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with six unidentified team members in uniforms on steps in front of a brick building. The team members are arranged in an inverted V with Coach Preston at the apex.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

1921 Lewisville High School Football Team

Description: 1921 Lewisville High School football team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with thirteen unidentified members in front of the school building. The players are lined up in three rows: the first row is one member sitting Indian-style on the ground, row two has six member sitting up on both knees, and the back row consists of six players standing. Coach Preston is standing fourth from the left in the back row.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

50th Wedding anniversary of A. J. (Squire) Nance

Description: Photograph of A. J. Nance, his wife, son, daughters, and friends as they celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary. Nance was county commisioner of Precinct 4 for 22 years. A caption identifying a few people is included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

L. A. Nelson, City Attorney

Description: L. A. Nelson, city attorney, looks down and to the left into a book he is holding. He is standing in front of a wall of law books.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Abe Scott farm near Lloyd

Description: Photograph of L. T. Fox, J. C. Coyt, Jim Christal, and A. L. Scott standing in Abe Scott's cotton farm near Lloyd, an early community in Denton County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Acme Brick Company

Description: Close-up of bricks and kilns at the Acme Brick Company's plant on the south side of Denton. Factory buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Actors performing in front of a cityscape drama set]

Description: Eight actors perform on stage in front of a cityscape set. A man and a woman hold hands by the door of a brick building on stage left. Two men with hats stand center stage. A homeless man lies by a shanty on stage right. Two men talk on far stage right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Administration Building and flagpole at Texas Woman's University]

Description: The Administration Building of Texas Woman's University is shown surrounded by trees and a well-manicured lawn. An American flag is flying at full mast on a flagpole in front of the building. A partially constructed building is visible behind the Administration Building.
Date: unknown
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

Aerial View of Denton

Description: Aerial view of Denton with Texas Woman's University visible in the right foreground.
Date: c. 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library