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[Aerial Photograph of Alamo and East San Juan]

Description: Photograph of a portion San Juan, Texas and Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and around Expressway 83 which runs along the center of the photograph. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and The Lott Tr.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a portion of north Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and north of FM 495. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: John Closner Sub., and Alamo Land and Sugar Co.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North McAllen and South Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of north McAllen, Texas and south Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by 2nd Street (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of El Dora Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., H.J. McColl Sub., and J.C. Kelly Sub.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southeast McAllen and Pharr]

Description: Aerial photograph of southeast McAllen and Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This image includes downtown Pharr bordered by 2nd Street (on the left) and "I" Road (on the right; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: downtown Pharr, McColl Sub., and Steele-Pershing Sub.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southwest Edinburg between 2nd Street and US 281]

Description: Photograph of southwest Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the Edinburg Canal and the South Pacific Railroad roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. 281 (on the right), and Alberta Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: King's Lake and the Sale Barn.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of West Edinburg and Pan American College]

Description: Photograph of west Edinburg, Texas and Pan American College taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Mon Mack Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of East Canton Road (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Edinburg High School, court house, Echo Hotel, Pan American College.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[California Crossing]

Description: Photograph of a body of water surrounded by trees.
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing]

Description: Photograph of driftwood floating down a river.
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing]

Description: Photograph of a river in which driftwood is floating.
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing]

Description: Photograph of a body of water in which driftwood is floating.
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing]

Description: Photograph of a river. Driftwood is being pulled downward.
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing Above Dam]

Description: Photograph of a river surrounded on either side by trees. Near the middle of the image, there appears to be a dam across the river, made of sticks and natural materials. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "California Crossing 11-77,Looking Downstream From Above Dam."
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Citizens State Bank, 1954

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Citizens State Bank on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. The bank is a brick building with a sign that says "The Citizens State Bank" over an awning, and a Freemasonry symbol at the top. Other buildings are connected to the right of it. Cars are parked outside the building.
Date: November 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Cooke County Library, Gainesville, Texas: Library Floor Plan

Description: Floor plan of the Cooke County Library in Gainesville, Texas. Furniture is noted on the layout with a handwritten list of furniture included in the lower-left corner. Handwritten sketches are added around the edges of the floor plan and on the back of the map. Scale 1:96.
Date: November 9, 1962
Creator: Remington Rand, Inc. Library Bureau Division.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Cover of Water Main]

Description: Photograph of a dray line covering a section of a new 30 inch main. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Drayline [sic] covering section of newly laid 30" main - near aerators at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Drawing of Cooke County Library]

Description: Ink drawing of the front of Cooke County Library. The front of the building says "Cooke County Library." There is a tree in front of the building. Text above the building says "November, 1965."
Date: November 1965
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Cooke County Library

[First Fire Alarm Dispatch Office]

Description: Photograph of a man in the first Dallas fire dispatch office with a telephone pressed to his ear, sitting at a table covered with electrical equipment.
Date: November 6, 1969
Creator: Laranang, Bob
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Group of Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of a large group of turkeys. A man is standing on top of crates in a wagon in the middle of the turkeys. In the background, there are several people under an awning of a building. A. A. Hacker is associated with this image.
Date: November 1919
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Installation of New Water Main]

Description: Photograph of workers installing new water main at the White Rock filter station. Piles of rock and dirt are piled around the area. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "New 30" main installed between settling basin & pump stn at old White Rock filter plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Interior View of G. Herman Funiture Company]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of G. Herman Furniture Company. One man in the back of an office is sitting in a chair and reading a paper. A framed poster to the left of the man says "Buy a Bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan and Help With the War." In the front of the office, there are two desks and a bookshelf. Several signs are displayed in the office that say "Royal Easy Chairs."
Date: November 1917
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History