What Does "Our City" Need?

One of 11 pamphlets in the series: Kessler Plan Documents available on this site.

Description

Printed speech about city planning that was presented to the Woman's Forum of Wichita Falls, Texas by the secretary of the Kessler Plan Association in Dallas, Texas. The address includes an overview of what city planners need to consider, including growth, parks and recreation, alleys, landscaping around highways, consultants, and funding.

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32 p. ; 29 cm.

Creation Information

Surratt, John E. 1930.

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This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 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 209 times . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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  • Surratt, John E. "Address Before The Woman's Forum of Wichita Falls, by Jno. E. Surratt, Secretary, Kessler Plan Association, Dallas."

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  • Main Title: What Does "Our City" Need?
  • Added Title: Information Bulletin: What Does "Our City" Need?
  • Series Title: Kessler Plan Documents

Description

Printed speech about city planning that was presented to the Woman's Forum of Wichita Falls, Texas by the secretary of the Kessler Plan Association in Dallas, Texas. The address includes an overview of what city planners need to consider, including growth, parks and recreation, alleys, landscaping around highways, consultants, and funding.

Physical Description

32 p. ; 29 cm.

Notes

"Issued by the Kessler Plan Association, A non-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of Texas
**For the efficient and scientific development of Dallas City and County
**For the exchange of city planning ideas with other cities."

There are two digital copies of page 21; the first includes an inserted slip of paper which was a late addition to the section at the top of the page, and the second is the original portion of the text which was covered by the insert.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

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  • 1930

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  • 1910~ - 1930

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  • Feb. 19, 2012, 7:54 a.m.

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Surratt, John E. What Does "Our City" Need?, pamphlet, 1930; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207133/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.