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Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Check-Out Desk

Description: A view of the check-out desk at the Denton Public Library. A painted map is behind the desk and the desk is flanked on either side by a hanging plant and a door.
Date: July 31, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Fowler, Emily

Description: Portrait of Emily Fowler in the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1949
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

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

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton City-County Library Bookmobile

Description: Unidentified men stand in front of a Denton City-County Public Library bookmobile. Denton Public School buses are in the background. The picture was taken across from Congress Junior High School facing Alice Street. In 1938 the schools purchased a bookmobile to provide better library services to schools in the County. The Works Progress Administration funded the staff and maintenance of the bookmobile program.
Date: [1940, 1941]
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph
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

[Square parade]

Description: The Teacher's College Band of Denton plays in a circular formation on Denton's square during a parade. The band members are wearing white uniforms and hats with the North Texas Eagles insignia. Several cars are parked on the square and in the street. Some of the square's stores are visible in the background.
Date: c. 1940
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 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 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

Reading Room

Description: View of the reading room at the Emily Fowler Public Library, also known as the Denton Public Library.
Date: July 31, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library