[Denison Dam and the Red River]

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Postcard image of Denison Dam in the bottom right corner with the Red River coming in from the North. Text on the back reads "17,250 feet long and 160 feet high, with a 40 foot top, this dam extends from Texas the Red River into Oklahoma. The normal reservoir extends up the river to Gainesville, having a shoreline of approximately 1000 miles, and an area of about 103,000 acres.".

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard 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 postcard can be viewed below.

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The Sherman Museum acquires, preserves, interprets, and displays items of enduring cultural, historical, and educational value for residents of Grayson County and the local Red River area.

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Description

Postcard image of Denison Dam in the bottom right corner with the Red River coming in from the North. Text on the back reads "17,250 feet long and 160 feet high, with a 40 foot top, this dam extends from Texas the Red River into Oklahoma. The normal reservoir extends up the river to Gainesville, having a shoreline of approximately 1000 miles, and an area of about 103,000 acres.".

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: SRMM_1980-106-102B
  • Accession or Local Control No: 32004
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth1196811

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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  • Oct. 19, 2019, 8 p.m.

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  • March 16, 2020, 10:02 a.m.

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  • N:33.836994, E:-96.562965, S: 33.8089, W:-96.589573

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[Denison Dam and the Red River], postcard, Date Unknown; Denison, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1196811/: accessed May 14, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sherman Museum.

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