[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaks Ground]

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Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a long platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table covered by a red tablecloth. Two small speakers sit on either end of the platform There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. January 24, 1975.

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Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a long platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table covered by a red tablecloth. Two small speakers sit on either end of the platform There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground] (Photograph)

[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground]

Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table. There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.

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[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground], DFFM_2015-01-039, ark:/67531/metapth803815

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  • January 24, 1975

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Aug. 31, 2018, 10:14 a.m.

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[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaks Ground], photograph, January 24, 1975; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803825/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.