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El Fenix Cafe

Description: The El Fenix Cafe menu contains the names and prices of their dishes, desserts, and beverages. The restaurant offered cocktails and relishes, salads, sandwiches, eggs and omelettes, soups, chicken and steak dinners, nonalcoholic beverages, wines, beer, fish, and a variety of Mexican dishes. The Special Mexican Dinner cost $1.25 at the time of this menu. A poem by James J. Metcalfe is written on the back of the menu.
Date: 1951~
Creator: El Fenix Cafe

Technical Support Members of "All My Sons"

Description: Six members of the Technical Staff for the play "All My Sons," at the North Texas State College. The man standing at the back is Walter Wolfram of Amarillo. The four men in the middle row are from left-to-right: Jim Swain of Dallas, stage manager; Bob Athens; Ray Burchette, Jr., of Denison, Vice President of the NTSU College Players and a properties guy; and H. G. Wells of Tulia, also a properties person. The woman at the front is Pattie Bunch, of Corsicana, and her job was prompter.
Date: 1950-11-12?

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

Cast of Second Threshold

Description: Unidentified cast members of the play Second Threshold, performed at the North Texas State College. There are six cast members on the stage in costume. On the far left is a man sitting on a couch in a dark suit, to his right is a man standing in a white shirt, tie, and dark pants, then a man in a medium-toned suit standing, to his right is a woman in a white dress sittingon a cushioned chair, then a woman in a print dress standing, and a man in a dark suit standing. The man on the far right is talking and the other five cast members are all looking at him.
Date: 1951

[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~

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

[C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial]

Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: "1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930." The writing in white ink reads, "To my good friend Mr. Will Williams a useful and lovable citizen of Denton With my best wishes, C. A.[Hogan?] Aug. 17, 1953" (text not entirely readable, Hogan is a guess on the name in the dedication).
Date: August 17, 1953

[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