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[Scout Troop Calendar and Scrapbook Page]

Description: Calendar page labeled "November 1959" with handwritten notes regarding the activities of a Denton Girl Scout troop, including meetings on Tuesday and a "Play Day" on Saturday the 21st. The back of the page includes a handwritten description of the Play Day event and three photographs which show a large group of children playing various games outside several large, brick buildings on the North Texas State College campus.
Date: 1959-11~

Lyndon Johnson

Description: Lyndon Johnson, in a suit, standing beside a large sign which reads: "Site of the Nation's First Federal Underground Center, Denton, Texas." Opened in February 1964, this center ultimately became known as the "FEMA Region VI Federal Regional Center". It was the first protected underground federal regional emergency operating center built in the nation.
Date: September 29, 1959

[Carolyn Janice Killingsworth]

Description: City of Denton employee Janice Carolyn Killingsworth (Mrs. Terry Killingsworth), first civilian dispatcher (daytime) for the Denton Police Department, sits at the dispatcher desk and looks at the camera. There are two maps of the City of Denton on the walls.
Date: 1959~

[Meeting of Denton City Councilmen]

Description: Photograph of a City of Denton officials and City Councilmen sitting around a table and looking over paperwork. Standing, Frank Barrow, mayor. To his right, Homer Bly, city manager. Next to Mr. Bly, Emery Taylor. To Mr. Barrows left is W.D. Buttrill, city secretary & tax assessor. On the far right is Tom Noel. The men are wearing suits and ties. A large aerial map is visible in the background.
Date: 1959/1960

[Scrapbook Page: Brownie Investiture]

Description: Scrapbook page with information about the investiture ceremony held by Brownie Girl Scout Troop #74 in Denton, Texas. It includes a small newspaper clipping and a handwritten note discribing the event above a photograph of the girls. In the image, the girls are wearing their uniforms and are seated in a semi-circle in a classroom. Large posters with the Girl Scout and Brownie symbols are behind them and chalkboards are visible on the walls. A handwritten note at the bottom of the page identifies the girls, left to right: Darby, Jamie, Joyce, Dorothy, Adele, Linda, Patty, Debbie, and Debra.
Date: 1958~

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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