[Southwest View of Open Flood Gates]

Description

Photograph of the southwest view of the Denison Dam with open flood gates. Onlookers can be seen on the sandy shore line to the right of the photograph. Handwritten text on back reads "View of open flood gates and powerhouse looking SW. Anonymous persons standing in frame". Also visible is another handwritten comment that reads "Hydro-electric power plant on Lake Texoma".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1943~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2018 and was provided by the Sherman Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the southwest view of the Denison Dam with open flood gates. Onlookers can be seen on the sandy shore line to the right of the photograph. Handwritten text on back reads "View of open flood gates and powerhouse looking SW. Anonymous persons standing in frame". Also visible is another handwritten comment that reads "Hydro-electric power plant on Lake Texoma".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

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  • 1943~

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  • Oct. 19, 2019, 8 p.m.

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  • March 16, 2020, 8:57 a.m.

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  • 33.819225, -96.56752

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[Southwest View of Open Flood Gates], photograph, 1943~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1196753/: accessed May 12, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sherman Museum.

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