[Denison Dam Proposal]

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Postcard image of proposal of Denison Dam as what it would look like when completed. Text on front reads "Red River Dam as it will appear when completed". The text on the back reads "Now under construction at a cost of more than $50,000,000, the huge earthen dam between Denison, Texas, and Durant, Oklahoma, will look like this from south when completed. Length of main dam 14,000 feet; dike extension 7,800 feet; maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 127,600 acres in Texas and Oklahoma.".

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1942~.

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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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Description

Postcard image of proposal of Denison Dam as what it would look like when completed. Text on front reads "Red River Dam as it will appear when completed". The text on the back reads "Now under construction at a cost of more than $50,000,000, the huge earthen dam between Denison, Texas, and Durant, Oklahoma, will look like this from south when completed. Length of main dam 14,000 feet; dike extension 7,800 feet; maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 127,600 acres in Texas and Oklahoma.".

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: SRMM_1982-035-001
  • Accession or Local Control No: 68461
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth1196847

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

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  • 1942~

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  • Oct. 19, 2019, 8 p.m.

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  • March 16, 2020, 9:59 a.m.

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  • N:33.847622, E:-96.554887, S: 33.808264, W:-96.59218

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[Denison Dam Proposal], postcard, 1942~; Boston, Massachusetts. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1196847/: accessed May 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sherman Museum.

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