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[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

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
Item Type: Book

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

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

"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
Item Type: Text

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
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

Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home

Description: Photograph of Jack Schmitz and Sons Funeral Home, a horse-drawn casket wagon, a horse-drawn hearse, and a 1923 motor hearse. Jack Schmitz Sr. and Bob Schmitz are driving the vehicles. The photograph was taken in 1957 during the Denton Centennial. A caption identifying the vehicles is included.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[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

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

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

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

Morrison Milling Company

Description: Exterior view of the Morrison's Milling Company factory. The sign on the top of the factory reads: "Morrison's Peacemaker Flour."
Date: c. 1954
Creator: Carruth Studio
Item Type: Photograph

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