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Denton, Texas Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Denton Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DTEX 2020.006
Abstract The Denton Centennial collection contains scrapbooks, programs, photographs, memorabilia, and 8mm color film about the planning, celebration, and reception of Denton's Centennial Celebration in April 1957. The photographs and film of the parade were made April 22, 1957. The scrapbooks contain some materials, such as photos and newspaper articles, dated before 1957, but the scrapbooks themselves were created in 1957. Most items were created by the "Centennial Belles" groups or the Denton...
Dates: 1957

KDTN Channel 2 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DTEX 2018.006
Abstract KERA Dallas/Fort Worth expressed interest in establishing another educational television station in 1977 using Denton's designated Channel 2 frequency. After a prolonged period of litigation to determine licensing and obtain a construction permit, a settlement agreement was reached with KERA in 1984. North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. was formed with the merging of the Denton Channel 2 Foundation, Inc. and KERA. This collections contains internal documents of the Denton Channel 2 Foundation,...
Dates: 1977 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1984

Miss Denton Pageant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DTEX 2019.004
Abstract The Miss Denton Scholarship Pageant was primarily sponsored by the Denton, Texas chapter of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, locally known as the Denton Jaycees, as an official preliminary for the Miss America Pageant. The winner of Miss Denton was afforded a spot in the Miss Texas Pageant, that winner being subsequently awarded an entry into the Miss America Pageant. This collections contains programs, photographs and ephemera pertaining to Miss Denton Pageants from the early 1950s until the...
Dates: 1953 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1971