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LITTLE EGYPT 1-1-1
Little Egypt, a run-down community in b Northeast
Dallas which has been passed over by progress for
almost one hundred years, has come to the end of
the line. Its dirt, deeo-rutted streets are clogged
with moving today and the nearly 2-hundred
residents of AK Little Egypt are moving out.
Progress came back for another look and a shopping
center syndicate decided Little Egypt was in the
way of progress.
The mass exodus has been in the -E works fox>eR
a year. The syndicate which bought Little
Egypt's land and its houses put a re&l estate agent
to work for checking property titles, tracing
heirs and getting signatures to seal the sale.
Property owners received two-dollars dar fifty
cents per square foot their land and a minimum
of 65-hundred dollars.
The largest portion of land
brought more than 60-thousand dollars.--nothing to
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Little egypt], item, May 15, 1962; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc946557/m1/1/?q=%22little%20egypt%22%20: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.