Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

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This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.

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vii, 9-1011 p. incl. ill., ports. : ports. ; 28 cm.

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Lewis Publishing Company 1892.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Dallas Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 6792 times , with 95 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Initiated by the Dallas Federation of Women's Clubs, the Dallas Public Library grew out of, among others, a grant from steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie. It became a War Information Center during WWII, and the decades after its expansion led to the creation of new branches in other parts of the city. Today, the Library provides services to the millions of residents in the Dallas area.

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  • Added Title: Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County, Texas ... : containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time ... and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day
  • Main Title: Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Description

This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.

Physical Description

vii, 9-1011 p. incl. ill., ports. : ports. ; 28 cm.

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Full text on title page: "Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Illustrated. Containing a History of this Important section of the great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time, together with Glimpses of its Future Prospects; with Full-Page Portraits of the Presidents of the United States, and also Full-Page Portraits of some of the most Eminent Men of the County, and Biographical Mention of many of its Pioneers, and also of Prominent Citizens of To-day."

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  • 1892

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  • Jan. 16, 2007, 6:30 p.m.

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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.