The Dallas Journal, Volume 53, 2007 Page: 20
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El Tivoli Place History
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than mne on El TichUi
This is a corner house.
This aerial view is a composite of views taken from
the internet. As you can see, our neighborhood is full
of beautiful trees.
As we grew we were not without "city politics,"
however. In 1951, poll tax receipts for "Precinct No.
145" were halted by the County Tax Officer. Seems a
mix-up between some county people created the
"new precinct," but it was not legal. We were part of
I know most of you probably remember Paul
Crume's column in the Dallas Morning News entitled
"Big D. "In 1953, an El Tivoli address made it into
one of his columns. Some little first graders were
playing in the yard of a Mrs. Donovan who lived at
2735 El Tivoli. One of the little girls was reciting the
Pledge ofAllegiance, saying, "I pledge my
allegiance to the flag of the United States of America
and to the Republican for which it stands." That may
say something about how the neighborhood was
back then. (Dallas Morning News Oct. 28, 1953) E.
20 Dallas Journal 2007
Aerial Photo from 1949 with houses.
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