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Six pages from journal of Julia Williams, 1933

Description: Entries from Julie Williams's journal dating from June 4, 1933 to July 20, 1933. Some of the entries are written on stationary from the Williams Store in Denton, Texas.
Date: 1933-06-04~
Creator: Williams, Julie
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton--Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Description: The Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wrote a brief summary of their organizing meeting and seven regular meetings. The document includes a list of members and pledges.
Date: December 19, 1928
Creator: Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Shoe Ration booklet from Leonard National Bank

Description: Shoe ration booklet from the Leonard National Bank in Leonard, Texas; the booklet contains 8 receipt stubs followed by 40 blank receipts.
Date: 1945~
Creator: United States Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Creator: United States Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Creator: United States Office of Price Administration
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Philip F. Saltsman's War Ration Book]

Description: War Ration Book that belonged to Philip F. Saltsman. The booklet contains unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States Office of Price Administration
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library