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[Bank Day]

Description: This home movie documents an unknown event in the city of Denton. It appears that there was a contest to win $300. Seen in the footage are crowds of people on the Denton County Courthouse lawn and businesses of downtown Denton, Texas as well as cars with signage advertising a rodeo in Ponder, Texaco gas, and the Jinx Show Plaza.
Date: 1940

[Beauties at Homecoming 1971]

Description: Film footage of the 1971 North Texas State University (NTSU) Homecoming Parade and a reception. This home movie includes footage of Miss America 1971 Phyllis George, Miss Texas 1971 Janis Bain, Miss Denton Jackie Barret, and NTSU President Calvin Cleave "Jitter" Nolen.
Date: October 31, 1971

[Ben Barnes Reception, No. 2]

Description: This home movie includes footage of Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes attending an unknown event in Denton, Texas and riding a horse in a parade with Rex Cauble. Being driven in the parade are the wives of Barnes and Cauble, president of North Texas State University C.C. Nolen, and Miss Denton Jackie Barret being driven in a Leon McNatt Motor Company car.
Date: 1971~

[Businesses in Denton, Texas]

Description: This home movie includes footages of businesses in downtown Denton, Texas including Western Auto Associate Store, Shraders Pharmacy, the Texas Theater, Austin Shoes, Franklins, Denman Hardware, Inc., The Shamrock Shoes, Stone's Shoe Store, Taliaferros, Lawhon Music Co., J.C. Penney, Co., and the Denton Typewriter Exchange.
Date: 1955~

[City of Denton Promotional Film]

Description: This promotional film features Phyllis George speaking of the virtues of the City of Denton. The film is primarily composed of still photographs and is set to the music of the musical recording, "Dynamic Denton: In Sound and Music."
Date: 1970~
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce