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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.
Date: March 1957
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Date: March 1957
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Date: March 1957
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Date: March 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Centurama

Description: The official program for Denton's centennial celebration on April 21-27, 1957 contains information about the events week, a brief history of Denton's foundation and progress, a map of Denton in 1957, and several advertisements for local organizations. Several photographs of early Denton County scenes, various historical markers, early buildings of North Texas State College and Texas State College for Women, and other mentionable landmarks are included.
Date: 1957-04~
Creator: Denton Centennial Commision
Item Type: Book

Denton County Courthouse, 1876 to 1894

Description: The first Denton County Courthouse was believed to have been burned in an act of arson in 1875. The second County Courthouse was built in 1876 and lasted until 1894 when lightning struck it. A photograph of the second courthouse included.
Date: February 3, 1957
Item Type: Clipping

Denton County's Second Bridge Holds Its Own

Description: Photograph and newspaper clipping of the 1,041-foot bridge across Garza-Little Elm Reservoir on Farm RD 720. The bridge is near inundation due to high lake waters. Newspaper clippings regarding the affect of high lake waters on Little Elm are also included.
Date: c. 1957
Item Type: Clipping

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Dr. Livelong's medicine show arrived by a donkey-pulled wagon on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." Mrs. Sy Lockhart, president of the Belles, presented comedy lines. The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Dr. Livelong's medicine show on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger and music was presented by Ben Boone, James Stanfield, Dale Phillips and Raymond Turner. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Photograph of Dr. Livelong's medicine show on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger and music was presented by Ben Boone, James Stanfield, Dale Phillips, and Raymond Turner. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Dr. Livelong's Medicine Show

Description: Dr. Livelong's medicine show arrived by a donkey-pulled wagon on the courthouse square. Homer B. Bronstad of Denton High School was Dr. Livelonger. In the photograph, the ABC Belles are presenting their "Over the Top Tonic", made by Strong and Robust. It was "Guaranteed to cure all Centennial aches and pains." Mrs. Sy Lockhart, president of the Belles, presented comedy lines. The article for this event appeared in the April 5th, 1957 Denton Record-Chronicle on page 5.
Date: April 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Eastern Church Belles

Description: Twelve unidentified women pose in historical costumes for a group portrait in an unknown room during the Denton centennial celebration. This photo appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle on Wednesday, April 10, 1957.
Date: April 10, 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Eastern Church Belles

Description: Twelve unidentified women pose in historical costumes for a group portrait in an unknown room during the Denton centennial celebration. This photo appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle on Wednesday, April 10, 1957.
Date: April 10, 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home

Description: Photograph of Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home, a horse-drawn casket wagon, a horse-drawn hearse, and a 1923 motor hearse. Jack Schmitz Sr. and Bob Schmitz are driving the vehicles. The photograph was taken in 1957 during the Denton Centennial. A caption identifying the vehicles is included.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Miss Denton Centurama Queen Candidates

Description: Group photograph of Queen candidates for "Miss Denton Centurama" at their organizational meeting. Alphabetical list of candidates: Jane Anne Albin, Anita Austin, Barbara Baker, Claudine Barker, Janie Barrow, Patricia Bickley, Mary Bowers, Jeanne Anne Bridges, Kathy Brown, Carol Byers, Yvonne Clearman, Patsy Cummings, Julia Delisle, Darla Ruth Estes, Mary Helen Faught, Beverly Gross, Gwen Hamilton, Pauleta Hamilton, Rose Marie Harpool, Olive Harris, Wanda Harris, Shera Hodges, Nancy Howard, Delora Hutcheson, Josephine Hutcheson, Joan Iley, Cathie Jassoy, Jean Kirkpatrick, Luanne Larkin, Viola Lawson, Dorothy Marsh, Lynn McClurkan, Caroline Martin, Colleen Miller, Patsy Marie Miller, D'Alva Mitchell, Natalie Moeller, Collette Morris, Gradalyn Morris, Maridel Montgomery, Patsy Pitner, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Susan Reede, Pat Riney, Linda Roberts, Doris Rogers, Mary Anne Sawers, Peggy Schluter, Jerri Segars, Carol Anne Singletary, Peggy Sparks, Shirley Ann stevens, Gail Swafford, Janis Swenson, Ola May Taylor, Jane Toomer, Sue Underwood, Louise Vanderhoff, Margaret Weber, Ann Wells, Judy Wiley, Pat Woolsey, Mary C. Young, and Glenda Zerwer. Miss Patsy Pitner, an 18-year-old senior at Denton High School, was chosen for Denton's 100th year.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

Miss Denton Centurama Queen Candidates

Description: Group photograph of Queen candidates for "Miss Denton Centurama" at their organizational meeting. Alphabetical list of candidates: Jane Anne Albin, Anita Austin, Barbara Baker, Claudine Barker, Janie Barrow, Patricia Bickley, Mary Bowers, Jeanne Anne Bridges, Kathy Brown, Carol Byers, Yvonne Clearman, Patsy Cummings, Julia Delisle, Darla Ruth Estes, Mary Helen Faught, Beverly Gross, Gwen Hamilton, Pauleta Hamilton, Rose Marie Harpool, Olive Harris, Wanda Harris, Shera Hodges, Nancy Howard, Delora Hutcheson, Josephine Hutcheson, Joan Iley, Cathie Jassoy, Jean Kirkpatrick, Luanne Larkin, Viola Lawson, Dorothy Marsh, Lynn McClurkan, Caroline Martin, Colleen Miller, Patsy Marie Miller, D'Alva Mitchell, Natalie Moeller, Collette Morris, Gradalyn Morris, Maridel Montgomery, Patsy Pitner, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Margaret Pope, Patsy Rawls, Susan Reede, Pat Riney, Linda Roberts, Doris Rogers, Mary Anne Sawers, Peggy Schluter, Jerri Segars, Carol Anne Singletary, Peggy Sparks, Shirley Ann stevens, Gail Swafford, Janis Swenson, Ola May Taylor, Jane Toomer, Sue Underwood, Louise Vanderhoff, Margaret Weber, Ann Wells, Judy Wiley, Pat Woolsey, Mary C. Young, and Glenda Zerwer. Miss Patsy Pitner, an 18-year-old senior at Denton High School, was chosen for Denton's 100th year.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph