[Flooded Areas]

Description

Photograph of a large body of water. Near the center of the photograph, there is a partially-submerged post-and-wire fence and trees running the length of the image. Trees are visible in the background and a patch of grass is visible in the foreground, at the edge of the water. Text on the back of the photograph says: "May 5 - 1935 2:15 PM. Taken from same point as No. 17 but looking North West."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Dallas (Tex.) May 5, 1935.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 - Photographic Materials Series and one other and was provided by Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 42 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

Since 1985, the Dallas Municipal Archives have kept more than 2,000 cubic feet of materials open to the public by appointment. These materials include departmental documents, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and much more. The archives have documented notable events in Dallas history such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the activities of the Clyde Barrow Gang, and the general overall growth of the city of Dallas.

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Description

Photograph of a large body of water. Near the center of the photograph, there is a partially-submerged post-and-wire fence and trees running the length of the image. Trees are visible in the background and a patch of grass is visible in the foreground, at the edge of the water.

Text on the back of the photograph says: "May 5 - 1935 2:15 PM. Taken from same point as No. 17 but looking North West."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 - Photographic Materials Series

Photographic materials of the Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990. Founded in 1881, the Dallas Water Utilities is a non-profit water and wastewater service for the City of Dallas, Texas.

Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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  • May 5, 1935

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  • Jan. 10, 2011, 9:53 a.m.

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  • July 24, 2013, 1:47 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dallas (Tex.). [Flooded Areas], photograph, May 5, 1935; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139571/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.