MARC Record For Collection: Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1938-1998
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099 9 _a01/AR0845
110 2 _aDenton Chamber of Commerce.
245 00 _aDenton Chamber of Commerce Collection
351 _aThis collection contains 7 boxes with materials arranged into 3 series and 2 sub-series. Series 1: Manuscripts contains documents, photographs and letters. Series 2: Sound Recordings contains reel-to-reel tape recordings, vinyl records, and cassette tapes. Series 3: Film and Video Recordings is divided into two subseries. Sub-series 1 contains motion picture films related to the Dynamic Denton campaign. Sub-series 2 contains motion picture film and videotape documenting the City of Denton and the activities fo the Denton Chamber of Commerce.
506 _aAccess to sound and moving image materials is limited to digitally reformatted access copies. Original reels and tapes are not available for playback. All but one of the motion picture film and video recordings were digitally reformatted for research access in 2015 and are not yet available online. Please contact Special Collections for access to digital copies.
520 2 _aThis collection contains documents, photographs, letters, newspapers, sound recordings, motion picture film, and videotape recordings from the Denton Chamber of Commerce (1938-1998). Several documents and letters detail the formation of Denton Industries, Inc., a coalition of Denton businesses to support Denton's expanding infrastructure from 1942 to 1978. Documents and other promotional materials related to the 1960's "Dynamic Denton" and "Top of the Golden Triangle" campaigns are also found in this collection. The sound recordings include 20 reel-to-reel audiotapes, 3 vinyl records, and 1 compact cassette. The motion picture film and video recordings include 26 reels of 16mm motion picture film and 1 VHS videocassette. The majority relate to the Dynamic Denton promotional campaign and include 4 prints of the film "Dynamic Denton." The primary target audience for this film was industrial prospects across the country. Produced and directed by Joe Camp for advertising company Norsworthy-Mercer, Inc., production began around the city of Denton in February, March, and April, 1968. The soundtrack was the 1968 promotional record produced by the Chamber of Commerce, [i]Dynamic Denton in Sound and Music[/i]. The film showed North Texas State University students and alumni (Frank de Benedetto, Phyllis George, Harland Wright, Cathy Muirhead, Mike Moon, and La Juana Roth) in various locations around the city. The completed film was shown to the Chamber in the spring of 1968 and had its local debut at the Campus Theater in downtown Denton, Texas in August 1968. Screenings of the film were accompanied by a musical performance by some of the cast members. Also found in this collection are home movies documenting the city of Denton (1938-1971). Among these home movies are films highlighting the businesses of downtown Denton, the 1938 Denton County Fair, and visiting politicians like Ben Barnes. All of the film and video have been digitized and will be available online through the Portal to Texas History. Please see indvidiual item descriptions.
524 _a[i]Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection[/i], University of North Texas Special Collections
600 0 _aBarnes, Benny, 1936-1987
600 0 _aCamp, Joe
600 0 _aConried, Hans, 1917-1982
600 0 _aGeorge, Phyllis
600 0 _aLyons, Jodie, 1930-2011
600 0 _aNolen, Calvin Cleave
610 0 _aOne O’Clock Lab Band
610 0 _aTexas Woman’s University
651 0 _aDenton County (Tex.)
856 42 _3Control Card
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