[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 7]

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Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1975 to 1976 and from 1979 to 2006. This volume includes newspaper clippings detailing political developments and the passing of resolutions. Also included are correspondence from various individuals, including other political figures, and pieces of legislation; there are a few photographs at the end of the book showing the George W. Baines Memorial Park dedication, along with a program from the event. There is a long note created by Dorothy detailing events that she will remember from her time as council member and mayor.

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

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Creator: Unknown. {1975..1976, 1979..2006}.

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Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1975 to 1976 and from 1979 to 2006. This volume includes newspaper clippings detailing political developments and the passing of resolutions. Also included are correspondence from various individuals, including other political figures, and pieces of legislation; there are a few photographs at the end of the book showing the George W. Baines Memorial Park dedication, along with a program from the event. There is a long note created by Dorothy detailing events that she will remember from her time as council member and mayor.

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

Notes

Accompanying information: "1975, 1976, 1979-2006, Mayor Dot, 78 pages plus cover. Topic Highlights - Home Rule Charter Commission election and swearing in; airport improvements; police chief D. A. Mosely; Operation Beautiful Alpine, 1975; streetlight replacement; councilman Leo C. Dominguez; Mary Jo Peppler Day, 1975; airport facelift, 1975; Alpine Public Library funding cut; Beard murder at Ramada-Highland Inn; dog pound problems; water to Sunny Glen residents; City Secretary Marjorie Graham resignation; SR football program, 1976; Dr. Paul E. Pierce elected Mayor 1976; Baines Park dedication, 2006; death of H. Allen Smith."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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  • {1975..1976, 1979..2006}

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  • 1975 - 2006

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  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

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  • Sept. 27, 2016, 5:41 p.m.

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[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 7], book, {1975..1976, 1979..2006}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787705/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend).