From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 1,687 Matching Results

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[Exterior of Little Chapel-in-the-Woods]

Description: A stone pathway leads to the doors of the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods of Texas State College for Women, now known as Texas Woman's University. The brick building possesses a large round stained-glass window on the front above the door and a cross on the roof.
Date: unknown
Creator: Carruth Studio
Location Info:
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: 1951~
Creator: El Fenix Cafe
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton business directory and advertisements]

Description: This card contains advertisements for early Denton commerce. The advertisements include banks, saloons, grocers, drug stores, hardware stores, galleries, hotels, restaurants, and feed stores. We believe the card was created sometime in the year of 1895 based on the advertisement for The Denton Hotel which said it was the successor to Pierce House. We found no other newspaper advertisements for Pierce House after February of 1895.
Date: 1895~
Partner: Denton Public Library

White House Cafe menu

Description: This White House Cafe menu displays their selection and prices for breakfast, steaks, sandwiches, and drinks. The White House Cafe was located at 505 S. Locust St. in Denton, Texas from c1938-1959. It was owned and operated by William Dorris Brown (1920-2017) and his wife Lorene Brown. In 1953, they advertised that they were open 24 hours a day, except for Mondays, offered curb service around the clock, and served meat that was "home killed."
Date: 1945?
Creator: White House Cafe
Partner: Denton Public Library

Ju-cy Pig Stand menu

Description: The Ju-cy Pig Stand menu contains a list, description, and prices for the items available for purchase. The menu includes special plates, Suzi-Q specials, soups, salads, steaks, fountain specials, and sandwiches. The obverse of the menu contains an illustration of the Ju-cy Pig logo and an illustration of the establishment. The menu's reverse includes a brief history of the restaurant under the ownership of J. C. Burch and a description of remodeling that had taken place during 1933 to 1941.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

I.O.O.F. Cemetery Deed

Description: The deed contains C. C. Bell's purchase of the Odd Fellows' Cemetery, located in Denton, Texas, for the sum of twenty dollars on June 13th, 1887. The deed was drafted and signed in the Denton Lodge, No. 82, of the I.O.O.F.
Date: 1887-06-13?
Creator: Long, D.R.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hamilton's Drug Store menu

Description: This Hamilton's Drug Store menu includes sodas, fruit juices, soups, sandwiches, and salads. The menu also includes some information about the drug store. Hamilton's Drug Store grand opening was on a Tuesday morning, June 15, 1941. It was located on the corner of Fry and Hickory Street. The owners were W. P. Hamilton and E. C. Perryman. The business had a pharmacy, a complete soda fountain, a cosmetics area, and an assortment of sporting goods, picnic supplies, cigarettes, tobacco, candy, gum, stationary, cards, magazines, first aid supplies, baby foods and accessories.
Date: 1941/1946
Creator: Hamilton's Drug Store
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

Spring Trade! Fain, Peery, and Shelton!!

Description: An 1882 advertisement for Fain, Peery, and Shelton claims the very latest style from New York and other eastern markets. Dress goods, buntings, lawns, alpaccas, cashmeres, carpets, etc. are sold at this department store on the east side of the square.
Date: March 11, 1882
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Partner: Denton Public Library