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[1953 North Texas Homecoming Queen and her court]

Description: Photograph of the 1953 North Texas Homecoming Queen, Jeanne Reed, and her court. The women are wearing formal dresses and are seated on and in front of a sofa. A grand piano is in the background. Seated counterclockwise (L-R): Connie Kraft, Betty Sikora, Jeanne Reed, Ann Crocker, and Dorothy Warner.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial Photograph of the North Texas State College Campus, 1953]

Description: Aerial photograph of the North Texas State College campus in 1953. Numbered buildings are: (1) Administration Building (later, Auditorium), (2) Science Building, (3) Presidents House, (4) Historical Building (later, Curry Hall), (5) Industrial Arts, (6) Metal Shop, (7) Power Plant, (8) Drawing Building, (9) Manual Arts Building, (10) Marquis Hall, (11) Terrill Hall, (12) Bruce Hall, (13) Masters Hall, (14) Library, (15) Business Administration Building, (16) Kendall Hall (first to be named for President Kendall), (17) Hospital, (18) Education Annex, (19) Union Building, (20) Harriss Gym, (21) Men's Gym, (22) Music Hall, (23) Orchestra Hall, (24) Chilton Hall, (25) Quadrangle, (26) Men's Gym (new), (27) Fouts Field Stadium, (28) Golf Course and Club House, (29) Education Building (later Lab School), (30) Old Athletic Field, (31) Women's Gym, (32) Journalism Building (later, Scoular Hall), (33) Union Slab, (34) Swimming Pool, (35) Home Management House, (36) Service Center (later, Physical Plant, (37) Leggitt Hall, (38) Men's Building, (39) Mary Arden Lodge.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Back of Chilton Hall Building - Exterior - 1953 #1]

Description: Photograph of the back of chilton hall. The photo is of the building's exterior and back ramp. In the image benches are strategically placed near and around the building. The ramp is composed of multiple paths leading to and from the buildings entrances and sidewalks.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
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[Back of Chilton Hall Building - Exterior - 1953 #2]

Description: Photograph of the back of chilton hall. The photo is of the building's exterior and back ramp. In the image benches are strategically placed near and around the building. The ramp is composed of multiple paths leading to and from the buildings entrances and sidewalks.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
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[Charles Laughton]

Description: Photograph of actor Charles Laughton. He wears a suit and holds a cigarette. He appears to be talking to someone beside him, whose hand we can see taking notes.
Date: March 26, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Laughton and Sam McAlister]

Description: Photograph taken of Sam McAlister and Charles Laughton at a fine arts festival, though only one of these men can be clearly seen in the image. The man in the photo wears a suit, and holds a cigarette.
Date: March 26, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Chilton Hall Back Ramp - Exterior - 1953]

Description: Photograph of Chilton Hall's exterior and back ramp. The image consists of the back of the building and its surrounding landscape of trees, plants, and grass. There are many concrete benches placed strategically near the building.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 28, 1953]

Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1953. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Eight Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Three At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: Summer 1953
Creator: North Texas State College
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, February 1, 1953]

Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1953. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, February First Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Three at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: Winter 1953
Creator: North Texas State College
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Harold Hitt With Matthews and Unnamed Man]

Description: Photograph of Harold Hitt, the first UNT doctoral graduate, at commencement. He stands with two men, one of which is former president Matthews. They stand in an office in front of a bookcase.
Date: August 28, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Matthews and Hitt at a Table]

Description: Photograph of Harold Hitt sitting at a table with former President Matthews. Both are dressed in commencement robes. Hitt was the first UNT doctorate graduate.
Date: August 28, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[News Script: Blind sheriff]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Denton County Sheriff W. O. "Ones" Hodges arriving after a month-long stay at the Seeing Eye Dog Institute in New Jersey.
Date: December 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Car pulled from lake -- it's empty]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a stolen car pulled from Lake Dallas after crashing through a guardrail and plunging into the water. No bodies are found.
Date: February 24, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Funeral is held for blind sheriff]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a funeral held for blind Sheriff Ones Hodges in Denton, after he was killed when a Jeep struck him and his guide dog near his home. The funeral was one of the largest in the history of Denton.
Date: December 23, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Mammoth bones]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the discovery and excavation of a prehistoric Columbian mammoth skeleton at a ranch near Denton.
Date: February 22, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: New lakes get first big rise]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about lake levels in Dallas and Fort Worth rising after recent rainfall.
Date: May 19, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: News brief -- polio victim]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Lake Dallas man returning home in an iron lung after contracting polio while attending college in Mexico City.
Date: December 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script