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31 Men With Vision

Description: The booklet contains a brief history of Denton County National Bank's conception and first seventy-five years of operation, including photographs of the thirty-one men who petitioned the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. for the right to form a national bank in 1892.
Date: 1967-01~
Creator: Drenner, William E.

[I-35 North]

Description: Photograph taken from above of interstate highway I-35 north, a two-lane highway, approaching the exit 471-US77 off ramp with the 76 truck stop in the background on the right. There are cars traveling in both directions and other businesses on both sides of the highway. Three signs can be seen along the access road on the left: Foster's Western Wear, Truck Stop, and Sun-Power. The left exit has a sign also directing traffic to Krum, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: City of Denton

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19. The invitation was printed on Argyle Linen paper and bears their watermark.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College

[1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team]

Description: 1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with six team members in uniforms on steps in front of a brick building. The team members are arranged in an inverted V with Coach Preston at the apex. On the top right, to Coach Preston's left, is Sulton John Boyd who went on to play football at North Texas State University.
Date: 1921~

1921 Lewisville High School Football Team

Description: 1921 Lewisville High School football team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with thirteen mostly unidentified members in front of the school building. The players are lined up in three rows: the first row is one member sitting Indian-style on the ground, row two has six members sitting up on both knees, and the back row consists of six players standing. Coach Preston is standing fourth from the left in the back row. The only identified team member is Sulton John Boyd, who is on the back row, second from the left. Sulton would later play football for and graduate from North Texas State Teachers College.
Date: 1921~

[1929 City of Denton Bond Election information]

Description: Pamphlet about city planning in Denton, Texas listing population statistics and outlining the planned changes and improvements that would be funded by 40-year bonds, if passed during a city election on April 2, 1929. It also includes general questions and answers about the bonds and the election to inform voters.
Date: 1929
Creator: Denton (Tex.)

The 1971 Miss Denton Pageant

Description: Book contains information about the Denton Jaycees and their Miss Denton Pageant. Photographs of the Denton Jaycees chairmen are included. Several advertisements for Denton area business and the photographs of pageant contestants are also included.
Date: 1971
Creator: Denton Jaycees

52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

Description: This program contains information about the Denton Fire Department, a biographical sketch about W. J. Austin, descendant of Stephen F. Austin and former president of the State Firemen's Association, a list of officers and members of the Denton Fire Department, and several photographs of firemen and their equipment. The booklet also contains information about the mayor and city officials of Denton in 1928, a photograph of Denton city hall, a photograph of Godwin Hotel, and the schedule of events for the annual convention of the State Firemen's Association of Texas. Some information about other Denton County fire departments is included. The program also contains several advertisements for Texas and Denton County businesses.
Date: 1928-06-12~
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas

[L. A. Nelson]

Description: L. A. Nelson, who served as Mayor (1969-70) and City Council member for the City of Denton from 1966 to 1970 and again in 1974. He looks down and to the left into a book he is holding. He is standing in front of a wall of law books.
Date: unknown

[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

[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

[Ada Francis Brake on tricycle]

Description: Photograph of Ada Francis Brake, wearing a dress and bonnet, sitting in a tricycle. The front wheel of a vehicle is visible beside the child. A house with a porch is visible in the background. The names Ada Francis Break [sic], Miss Hallis and Aunt Retta are written on the reverse of the photograph. Based upon the names written on the back and the mountains in the background, we presume that the child is Ada Francis Brake who was born March 21, 1929 in El Paso, Texas to Eldon Nix Brake and Lucille Davis. They lived at 2506 Copper Ave. in El Paso, which was near the base of the Franklin Mountains which can be seen in the far left of the photograph.
Date: 1930~
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