Alec Williams Image Collection (Emily Fowler Central Library, Special Collections Department)

Title

Alec Williams Image Collection (Emily Fowler Central Library, Special Collections Department)

Description

Alec Williams was born and raised in Denton, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech, with a BA and MA in Modern British and European History. He began taking photographs of Denton in 1977.

Contributor

Alec Williams

Items in the Alec Williams Image Collection (Emily Fowler Central Library, Special Collections Department) Collection

Texas Original Headshop
Photograph of Texas Original Headshop located at 113 Fry Street in Denton, Texas.

Billy Shears Hair Salon
Photograph of Billy Shears at 1217 W Hickory Street, ca1977.

Hickory Creek Restaurant at Hickory Street
A wooden building that had originally been built as a home, then later became a boarding house, was to become an antique store, and then a place called Hickory Creek. It would later become The Star and then a computer repair center. The structure…

People sitting on the sidewalk in front of Strawberry Fields.
Two men and one woman sitting on the sidewalk in front of Strawberry Fields facing east. West Hickory street and part of the UNT campus can be seen behind them.

Mural in front of UNT during the construction phase of the Language Arts Building.
A mural painted by unidentified individuals on fence surrounding the construction site at the University of North Texas' Language Arts Building.

Anthem playing at Crossroads.
A band called Anthem playing at the Crossroads bar, ca1983.

Crossroads Bar.
Photograph of a beer truck in front of the Crossroads bar. An article from The North Texas Daily (April 17, 1981) describes the music scene.