The 1928 Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide Page: 2
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2 DALLAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Some Cold Facts
The 402 business executives who established their businesses in
Dallas during 1927 did not do so by accident or by casting
The Dallas business men who financed fifty local factories here
during that same period were not propelled by patriotic
They chose the Southwest for the very obvious reason that
there lies the greatest future development of the Nation.
They specifically chose Dallas because of its already estab-
lished reputation as the logical commercial, financial and
industrial center of that section.
The following table speaks more loudly than the most beau-
tifully printed booklet:
Wholesale ........$54,055,000 $840,000,000
Manufacturing . . . $15,628,000 $165,000,000
Population ....... 42,638 280,000
Postal Receipts ... $197,152 $3,762,027
A new industrial survey for Dallas and its trade territory has
been completed by a nationally recognized firm of engi-
neers. For details of this survey that might affect your
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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