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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

Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams in formal wear standing outside of their home. A tree is on the right side in the background while a car is visible on the left.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Three Cast Members of "You Touched Me"

Description: Three crew members of "You Touched Me," a play performed at the North Texas State College. An unknown man is center frame laying down on a couch while an unknown woman leans over him. Mary Haberger is standing behind the couch looking at the man on the couch.
Date: April 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Cast Members of "All My Sons"

Description: Ten cast members of "All My Sons," a play performed at the North Texas State College. Top row, left-to-right: Mike Henderson of Eldorado; Don Wylie of Fort Worth; Una Glazener of Tyler, ; Jimmy Hughes of Texarkana; Jerry Blackwell of Fort Worth; and Jack Dunlop of Fort Worth. Front row, from left-to-right: Bruce Youngblood of Alvarado; Shirley Farrow of Appleton, Wisconsin; Patsy Johnson of Dallas; and Julia Marie Burns. Jimmy Hughes was president of the College Players and assisted in the direction of the play. Jimmy Hughes was cast as Joe Keller; Patsy Johnson as Kate Keller; Jack Dunlop as Chris Keller; Julia Burns as Ann Deever; Jerry Blackwell as George Deever; Don Wylie as Dr. Jim Bayless; Shirley Farrow as Sue Bayless; Mike Henderson as Frank Lubey; Una Glazener as Lydia Lubey; and Bruce Youngblood as Bert.
Date: 1950-11?
Item Type: Photograph

Sherman Drive

Description: Sherman Drive at Locust looking east. Three automobiles are on the left side of the image on Sherman Drive driving towards the direction of the camera.
Date: c. 1955
Item Type: Photograph

Four Cast Members of "You Touched Me"

Description: Four cast members of "You Touched Me" performed at North Texas State College. The three individuals to the right are all toasting the man standing on the far left. The woman is Mary Haberger.
Date: 1950-04?
Item Type: Photograph

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?
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

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

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

[Cemetery permit for Lester Edward Fry]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Lester Edward Fry on June 16, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-16
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. J. A. Reeves]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Reeves on June 3, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-03
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. W. S. Fry]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F Cemetery for W. S. (Bill) Fry on June 16, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-15
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. W. S. Fry]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a marker in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. W. S. Fry on June 16, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-16
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Dr. M. L. Holland]

Description: The permit certifies Ed Richards the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Dr. M. L. Holland on December 10, 1954.
Date: c. 1954-12-10
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Mrs. Lamb]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the Oakwood Cemetery for Martha McReynolds on June 16, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-15
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text

[Julia Williams, In Account With The Dallas Morning News]

Description: Receipt for an ad posted in the Dallas Morning News by Julia Williams on Sunday February 15, 1959. Williams advertised three Shetland fillies for sale. The ad is also contained. Rue Simmons documented the charge of $3.30 for the advertisement.
Date: February 19, 1959
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Item Type: Text

[Cemetery permit for Francis M. Craddock]

Description: The permit certifies Denton Monument Works the authorization to erect a monument in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Francis M. Craddock on June 16, 1955.
Date: c. 1955-06-12
Creator: City of Denton
Item Type: Text