[Photograph of Samuell at Mesquite Park]

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Photograph of one man named Samuell and an unidentified man at Mesquite Park. The back of the photo states that the two men were doing a "143 Acre sprigging job." Both men are on the sprigging machine in an open field. A stamp on the back names the image as an official photo from the city of Dallas.

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 4, 1955.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 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 48 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 one man named Samuell and an unidentified man at Mesquite Park. The back of the photo states that the two men were doing a "143 Acre sprigging job." Both men are on the sprigging machine in an open field. A stamp on the back names the image as an official photo from the city of Dallas.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs

The collection contains photographs of historic parks, facilities, and activities from the early 1900s to 1970s. The department maintains over 21,000 park acres and historical parks and provides for the management, supervision, coordination, and implementation of an array of leisure service opportunities as one of the largest municipal park systems in the United States.

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  • April 4, 1955

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  • Feb. 19, 2012, 7:54 a.m.

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[Photograph of Samuell at Mesquite Park], photograph, April 4, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207037/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.