[Sheraton Dallas and Southland Life]

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Photograph of downtown Dallas of the Southland Center. The two buildings are the Sheraton Dallas and the Southland Life tower. The Southland Life tower is a 42-story office building facility and the home office of Southland LIfe Insurance Co. The 29-floor Sheraton Dallas is a luxury hotel with 600 rooms. These two buildings are part of the Southland Center, "Pattern for Tomorrow" with the intention of making downton beautiful. Multiple automobiles can be seen driving along the road and heading further into the city. This photograph was commissioned by client Bill Neal.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Rogers, John [1955,1960].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 22 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • University of North Texas Libraries

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Photograph of downtown Dallas of the Southland Center. The two buildings are the Sheraton Dallas and the Southland Life tower. The Southland Life tower is a 42-story office building facility and the home office of Southland LIfe Insurance Co. The 29-floor Sheraton Dallas is a luxury hotel with 600 rooms. These two buildings are part of the Southland Center, "Pattern for Tomorrow" with the intention of making downton beautiful. Multiple automobiles can be seen driving along the road and heading further into the city. This photograph was commissioned by client Bill Neal.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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  • Preferred Citation: John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection (AR0870), University of North Texas Special Collections

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John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection

Images of people, architecture, and advertising. Spanning five decades, these materials focus on the Dallas and Fort Worth region, particularly on Dallas development and work with stores such as Neiman-Marcus.

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  • [1955,1960]

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  • July 24, 2020, 12:36 p.m.

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  • Aug. 4, 2020, 1 p.m.

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  • 32.785128, -96.794956

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Rogers, John. [Sheraton Dallas and Southland Life], photograph, [1955,1960]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1705316/: accessed June 27, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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