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Roy O. Minton Memorial Shelf

Description: Photograph of the Roy O. Minton Memorial Shelf in the Emily Fowler Public Library. Books from left to right: The Disappearing Daily by Oswald Garrison Villard, Peace of Mind by Joshua Loth Lichman, Men Who Have Walked With God by Sheldon Cheney, And Another Thing by Howard Spring, Christ and the Fine Arts by Cynthia Pearl Maus, Across the Unknown by Stuart Edward White and Harwood White, The Stars Are Still There by Stuart Edward White, The Unobstructed Universe by Stuart Edward White, The Shore Dimly Seen by Ellis Gibbs Arnall, Where Are We Heading? by Sumner Welles, [unknown book], [unknown book], [unknown book], Radio Physics Course by Alfred A Ghirardi, Book of Small Houses by Harold E. Group, Architects' and Builders' Reference Book by Frank Halstead, Popular Home Decoration by Mary Davis Gillies, The Best Days: 1944-1945 by Mantle, San Antonia: City in the Sun by Green Peyton, The Roosevelt I Knew by Frances Perkins, The Autobiography of William Allen White by William Allen White, Last Chapter by Ernie Pyle, The Texas Republic by William Ransom Hogan, Texas by Owen White, The American by Henry James, [unknown book], The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, [unknown book], The Show Piece by Atkinson.
Date: July 31, 1949
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

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: 1944~
Creator: Todd, George
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

[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 Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library