[Historic Marker Application: Dorsey Home]

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Dorsey Home, in Midland, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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[12] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 7 photographs

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Texas Historical Commission 1965.

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Dorsey Home, in Midland, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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[12] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 7 photographs

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Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Files

These files document historically significant buildings from five Texas heritage regions. Landmark status is awarded to structures deemed worthy of preservation and is the highest honor of its kind in Texas.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #1] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #1]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. Three people stand on the porch, with a man standing in the front yard.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #1], ark:/67531/metapth415127

[Dorsey Home Photograph #2] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #2]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. The house is small and narrow.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #2], ark:/67531/metapth415311

[Dorsey Home Photograph #3] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #3]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. The house is a white paneled house with blue trim.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #3], ark:/67531/metapth415303

[Dorsey Home Photograph #4] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #4]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. The house faces the east.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #4], ark:/67531/metapth415256

[Dorsey Home Photograph #5] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #5]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. The back of the house can be seen from the west.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #5], ark:/67531/metapth415233

[Dorsey Home Photograph #6] (Photograph)

[Dorsey Home Photograph #6]

Photograph of the Dorsey Home in Midland, Texas. This picture shows the house from the north side.

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[Dorsey Home Photograph #6], ark:/67531/metapth415171

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  • 1965

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  • May 14, 2014, 6:37 a.m.

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  • July 28, 2014, 7:03 p.m.

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Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Dorsey Home], text, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth410974/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.