Series III. Printed Materials, 1957
Scope and Content
The collection is arranged into five series: Series I. Scrapbooks, Series II. Ephemera, Series III. Printed Materials, Series IV. Photographs, and Series V. Film.
Series I. is Scrapbooks (1957). This contains two subseries. Subseries 1. is Denton Centennial Commission Scrapbooks and Competition Scrapbooks. The Denton Centennial Commission Scrapbooks subseries is 3 scrapbooks by the Denton Centennial Commission and Mrs. Cecil J. Massey on the planning, carrying out, and reception of the Centennial Celebration. These scrapbooks include newspaper articles, letters, and internal papers. Subseries 2. is Competition Scrapbooks. It includes scrapbooks created for the Centennial's scrapbooking competition by the Centennial Belles groups: Lee's Lassies, Rotary Annabelles, and Texsheen Belles. The competition scrapbooks include newspaper articles, photographs, planning materials, cards, letters, napkins, and advertisements.
Series II. is Memorabilia (1957). It includes objects like identfication buttons for Centennial Belles, Peddler Permits, and Shaving. It also includes two hats, ribbons dated 1957, and tickets.
Series III. is Printed Materials (1957) intended for distribution before and during the Centennial Celebration. These include "Faith of our Fathers" religious bulletins, Centurama programs, and the registration sheets for the Centennial Belles and Brothers of the Brush groups.
Series IV. is Photographs (1957-04-22). These were taken of the Centennial Parade from above and include floats, the audience, horses, marching banks, and tanks.
Series V. is Film (1957-04-22). The 8mm color film is of the Centennial Parade and audience from street-level.
Those interested in local history, especially early Denton history, will find this collection valuable.
From the Collection: 3.3 Linear Feet (Seven nonstandard boxes (16.75 in. x 13 in. x 3 in.), two nonstandard boxes (13.5 in. x 12 in. x 6 in.), one nonstandard box (14.75 in. x 9.5 in. x 3 in.), one CD box (5.5 in. x 5 in. x 4.75 in.), one reel case (7.5 in x 1 in.))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: Denton Public Library (Denton, TX) (Collector, Organization)