[Dallas County Courthouse Construction]

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Photograph of the metal frame of the unfinished, multi-story Dallas County Courthouse. From out of shot on the left, a stream of water is directed at the building. Inside the framework, two staircases going up the whole building are visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note identifying the building as the Dallas County Courthouse and giving the date.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. June 19, 1964.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

The Dallas Firefighters Museum has documented the history of the firefighting profession in Dallas since 1972. The fire department itself was established by the city in the 1870s. The Museum preserves firefighting history through restoration and display of vintage tools, apparatus, and memorabilia.

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Photograph of the metal frame of the unfinished, multi-story Dallas County Courthouse. From out of shot on the left, a stream of water is directed at the building. Inside the framework, two staircases going up the whole building are visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note identifying the building as the Dallas County Courthouse and giving the date.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • June 19, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 14, 2016, 12:43 p.m.

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  • 32.779088, -96.807294

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[Dallas County Courthouse Construction], photograph, June 19, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803868/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.