[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 6]

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Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1974 to 1975. This volume includes newspaper clippings, photographs, and various correspondence from other political figures, W. E. Lockhart, and others. Most of the newspaper clippings deal with policy matters, or city council dealings.

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[66] p. : some col., ill. ; 37 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. {1974..1975}.

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Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

The Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University contribute materials by W.D. Smithers, a photographer, map maker, news correspondent, author, and naturalist who came to the Big Bend area with the U.S. Army in 1915. Smither's illustrations richly document the border activities of the military from 1916-1935. Details featured include the cavalry, pack mules, horses, equipment, insignias, overland routes of the troops, and the border air patrol.

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Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1974 to 1975. This volume includes newspaper clippings, photographs, and various correspondence from other political figures, W. E. Lockhart, and others. Most of the newspaper clippings deal with policy matters, or city council dealings.

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[66] p. : some col., ill. ; 37 cm.

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Accompanying information: "1974, 1975, Mayor Dot, 66 pages plus cover. Topic Highlights - Homestead exemption proposal; Council campaign ads; 1974Cinema II opening; Holland Ave. improvement; SR President McNeil resignation; Alpine Creek dam approval; Big Bend Wilderness Plan; Amtrak service; milk ordinance proposal; new street sweeping machine; airport improvements; City land sales; SR President Dr. Hugh Meredith and Vice Pres. C. R. Richardson; Home Rule Study committee; flood control; Alpine Motel Association group; City-College cooperation; Chief of Police Hardaway resignation and Dave Duncan appointment; Chisos Basin Development Concept opposition; police department."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

Rescuing Texas History, 2015 feature collections from over 40 partners including the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, the Fire Museum of Texas, Ft. Worth Aviation, Museum, Cleng Peerson Research Library a the Bosque Museum, Kerry County Historical Commission, Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead, Travis County Historical Commission, Eanes History Center, the University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Genealogical Society, Frisco Public Library, Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History, the Botanical Research Institute of Texas library, The George Everill Pierce Family, Texas Military Forces Museum, the Edison Museum, Brown County Museum of History, The Private Collection of Margay Welch, Woman's Wednesday Club of Ft. Worth, Alvin Museum Society, Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, Walker County Genealogical Society, Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas, McCulloch County Historical Commission, Galveston Historical Foundation, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Old Town Keller Foundation, Boyce Ditto Public Library, Haslet Public Library, Lena Armstrong Public Library, the Moody Medical Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, Pioneer City County Museum, Murphy Historical Society INC., Archives of the Big Bend, and the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Galveston.

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  • {1974..1975}

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  • 1974 - 1975

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  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

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[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 6], book, {1974..1975}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787668/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend).