Dallas Historical Society
About this Partner
The Dallas Historical Society provides stunning images from two photographic collections: the J. L. Patton Collection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collection. The Patton Collection features family photographs and images of Dallas County schools collected by J. L. Patton, a legendary African-American educator, and includes an anthology of poetry compiled by J. Mason Brewer, Heralding Dawn. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collection includes photographs of early lock and dam projects throughout Texas, dating from 1913 to the 1920s.