From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 86 Matching Results

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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
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?
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
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Carolyn Janice Killingsworth]

Description: City of Denton employee Janice Carolyn Killingsworth (Mrs. Terry Killingsworth), first civilian dispatcher (daytime) for the Denton Police Department, sits at the dispatcher desk and looks at the camera. There are two maps of the City of Denton on the walls.
Date: 1959~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Johnny Brownrigg]

Description: Photograph of a City of Denton Police dispatcher Johnny Brownrigg at work showing equipment used. After civilian dispatchers were hired in October 1959, Officer Brownrigg returned to regular patrol.
Date: 1959~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[ABC Belles singing]

Description: In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. Article about this event appeared in the March 26, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle, page 5.
Date: March 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

[ABC Belles singing]

Description: In March of 1957, the ABC Belles entertained other Belle chapters, Brothers of the Brush and the public with a singsong at the city hall. About 300 attended. Article about this event appeared in the March 26, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle, page 5.
Date: March 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Men and Women

Description: Six unidentified women and three unidentified men pose in historical costumes for a group portrait in an unknown store in front of a display of greeting cards during the Denton centennial celebration.
Date: 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library

Costumed Women

Description: Unidentified women are dressed up for Denton's centennial celebration on the Denton Square in front of the Denton County Courthouse. An unidentified boy is on the right side of image leaning on a set of wooden stocks that have a sign on them which reads: Ye Olde Kangaroo Court Stocks; Courtesy D. B. Boyd.
Date: 1957
Partner: Denton Public Library