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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

Peoples Home Telephone Company

Description: The Peoples Home Telephone Company Directory contains phone numbers and addresses of businesses and residents in Denton and the surrounding area. The directory also includes advertisements for local businesses. The Peoples Home Telephone Company compiled the directory on December 1, 1918.
Date: December 1, 1918
Creator: Peoples Home Telephone Company

[Portrait of Williams Family on Christmas Day]

Description: Posed group photo taken on a porch of the Williams family on Christmas Day, 1925. None of the individuals are identified. The house number is 801. (Note House Number is actually 1801). Entered on back in black and blue ink: Christmas Day Dec. 25th 1925 Williams Family (Williams family written twice on back , once in blue ink in bottom left corner, once in green ink in top right corner).
Date: December 25, 1925