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31 Men With Vision

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

50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women

Description: Cookbook compiled by members of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, Texas. The cookbook contains 50 recipes from Denton women and advertisements for local companies.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young People's Organization of the Central Presbyterian Church
Item Type: Book

[1890] Denton Business Review and Directory

Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
Date: May 1890
Item Type: Book

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.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text

1921-22 Lewisville High School Basketball Team

Description: 1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with six unidentified 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

1921 Lewisville High School Football Team

Description: 1921 Lewisville High School football team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with thirteen 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 member 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Book

50th Wedding anniversary of A. J. (Squire) Nance

Description: Photograph of A. J. Nance, his wife, son, daughters, and friends as they celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary. Nance was county commisioner of Precinct 4 for 22 years. A caption identifying a few people is included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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: c. 1928-06-12
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas
Item Type: Book

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

Abe Scott farm near Lloyd

Description: Photograph of L. T. Fox, J. C. Coyt, Jim Christal, and A. L. Scott standing in Abe Scott's cotton farm near Lloyd, an early community in Denton County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Acme Brick Company

Description: Close-up of bricks and kilns at the Acme Brick Company's plant on the south side of Denton. Factory buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Actors performing in front of a cityscape drama set]

Description: Eight actors perform on stage in front of a cityscape set. A man and a woman hold hands by the door of a brick building on stage left. Two men with hats stand center stage. A homeless man lies by a shanty on stage right. Two men talk on far stage right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph