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[Cemetery permit for Mrs. I. J. Dooley]

Description: The permit certifies Roberts Monument Co. the authorization to erect a monument and 3 markers in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery for Mrs. I. J. Dooley on January 22, 1955. The document was witnessed by Chas. C. Orr, Jr., City Secretary. The work was approved on January 22, 1955 by D. W. Shoulders, Sexton.
Date: 1955-01-22~
Creator: City of Denton

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

Costumed Women

Description: Unidentified women are dressed up for Denton's centennial celebration on the Denton Square in front of the Denton County Courthouse. An unidentified boy is on the right side of image leaning on a set of wooden stocks that have a sign on them which reads: Ye Olde Kangaroo Court Stocks; Courtesy D. B. Boyd.
Date: 1957

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957

Costumed Women With Punch Bowl

Description: Unidentified ladies in historical costume stand behind a small table laden with food items during the Denton centennial celebration. The lady in the middle is holding a glass half-full of punch from a punch bowl in fron tof her; she is holding the ladle in her right hand. In the foreground is a wooden bowl full of popcorn.
Date: 1957

"Diversified Denton" in Texas Parade issue November 1951

Description: This issue of the Texas Parade contains an article entitled "Diversified Denton" and includes information regarding John B. Denton, the city of Denton in general, North Texas State College, and Texas State College for Women. The article describes Denton's schools, agriculture, commerce, and other attractions circa 1951.
Date: November 1951
Creator: Hugh Williamson

[Doris Harvey]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting behind a desk and holding - in her right hand - the 1941 Revised City Charter and Code of Ordinances for the City of Denton, Texas and - in her left hand - the 1950 Code of Ordinances and Charter for the City of Denton. Another copy of the Ordinances Charter rests on the desk in front of her. An analog telephone and typewriter are located on side tables beside her. She is believed to be Doris Harvey. More boxes of the newly printed Code of Ordinances sit on a table to her left waiting to be delivered.
Date: May 8, 2007

[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