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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.

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

[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

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

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

[Booklet to accompany Clason's Guide Map of Texas]

Description: Booklet contains information about Texas including the populations of many of the cities and counties in Texas according to the 1910 Census. The locations in the booklet are keyed to correspond with Clason's Guide Map of Texas.
Date: c. 1910 - 1919

Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas)

Description: This volume about Bosque County includes introductory material about the history and geography of the area, community histories, and family histories with genealogical information. Index starts on page 788.
Date: 1985
Creator: Bosque County History Book Committee


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

Denton Arts Complex

Description: Book detailing the Greater Denton Arts Council activities, including a discussion about the construction of the J. N. Rayzor Center for the Performing Arts and The Visual Arts Center, a list of member organizations, and a call for donations for the construction of the Denton Arts Complex.
Date: [1981..1983]
Creator: Greater Denton Arts Council

[Denton Community Theater presents "Bus Stop"]

Description: The program for "Bus Stop" presented by the Denton Community Theater contains advertisements for Denton area businesses including banks, grocers, pharmacies, auto dealers, insurance agencies, general stores. The program also lists the cast, a synopsis of the scenes, special credits, board of directors, patrons, and the production and business staff.
Date: c. 1973-11
Creator: Inge, William

Denton County Brands

Description: The booklet contains a collection of many of the livestock brands used to identify cattle, horses, sheep, and goats by early Denton County Ranchers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Western National Bank of Denton

Denton High School Twentieth Annual Commencement Program 1905

Description: The twentieth annual commencement of Denton High School was held at Wright's Opera House on May 22, 1905. The program also contains information about the baccalaureate service, the names of the graduates, an order of services, and a list of faculty and board of trustees.
Date: c. 1905

Denton High School Twentieth Annual commencement program 1905

Description: The Denton High School class of 1905 commencement was held at Wright's Opera House on Monday, May 22, 1905. This program includes information regarding the baccalaureate sermon, the names of the graduates, an order of services, the board of trustees, and the high school faculty.
Date: c. 1905-05-22
Creator: Witherspoon, C.F.

The Denton Kindergarten Association

Description: The year book or announcement of the Denton Kindergarten Association and Mothers' Meetings includes a course of study, a list of officers and board of directors, an introductory statement, a list of meetings, agenda, and a constitution.
Date: c. 1906 - 1909

Denton Telephone Directory: Sept. 1924

Description: Denton Telephone Directory includes numbers and advertisements for businesses in Denton and the surrounding area. The North Texas Telephone Company published the directory in September 1924.
Date: September 1924
Creator: North Texas Telephone Company

Famous in the West

Description: Cunningham provided information about El Paso, Texas in the late nineteenth century. He also wrote about early settlers, marshals, and criminals of the west in that time period. He wrote about "Billy the Kid," First Sergeant James B. Gillett, Tom Threepersons, Dallas Stoudenmire, John Wesley Hardin, and others.
Date: 1925~
Creator: Cunningham, Eugene

[Harris Family, War Ration Books and tokens, Sept. 7, 1944]

Description: Five war ration books within a ration book cover provided by Denton County National Bank. The ration books belonged to Mary Jean Harris, Shirley Francis Harris, Helen F. Harris, Mrs. W. B. Francis, and John Richard Harris III. The ration books contain several unused ration stamps.
Date: 1943~
Creator: United States of America Office of Price Administration