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Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Date: 1892
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Public Library
Dallas Police Department

Dallas Police Department

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: This book includes photographs of the Dallas mayor, commissioners, police chief, detectives, mounted police, and other units. Includes a history of the department and biographies of some individuals.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Public Library
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