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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Scout Troop Calendar and Scrapbook Page]

Description: Calendar page labeled "November 1959" with handwritten notes regarding the activities of a Denton Girl Scout troop, including meetings on Tuesday and a "Play Day" on Saturday the 21st. The back of the page includes a handwritten description of the Play Day event and three photographs which show a large group of children playing various games outside several large, brick buildings on the North Texas State College campus.
Date: 1959-11~

[Scrapbook Page: Brownie Investiture]

Description: Scrapbook page with information about the investiture ceremony held by Brownie Girl Scout Troop #74 in Denton, Texas. It includes a small newspaper clipping and a handwritten note discribing the event above a photograph of the girls. In the image, the girls are wearing their uniforms and are seated in a semi-circle in a classroom. Large posters with the Girl Scout and Brownie symbols are behind them and chalkboards are visible on the walls. A handwritten note at the bottom of the page identifies the girls, left to right: Darby, Jamie, Joyce, Dorothy, Adele, Linda, Patty, Debbie, and Debra.
Date: 1958~

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?