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Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Superintendent's House at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the superintendent's house at Lake Dallas. A family stands on the porch of the home. Trees surround the building.
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Looking West Across Farm]

Description: Photograph taken north of Denton Creek, near the Dallas County line. Photograph faces west across a farm and was taken at 2:45 pm. Trees are visible in the background. The sky is cloudy.
Date: May 20, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[North of Denton Creek, Looking South]

Description: Photograph of Highway #40, north of Denton Creek, near the Dallas County line. Photograph faces south and was taken at 2:40 pm.
Date: May 20, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from a raised cement wall into a body of water.
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[South Side of Highway Dump]

Description: Photograph of the south side of a washout dump along Highway #10. Photograph faces west and was taken at 11:40 am.
Date: May 20, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from a slanted cement wall into a body of water. The water flows from left to right. In the foreground, a wire gate is visible.
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows down a slanted cement wall into a body of water. A raised bridge is built over the cement wall.
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from an opening into a larger body of water.
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Excavation Well]

Description: Photograph of men working on excavating a well. The photograph was taken from above. Rock and rubble dominate the landscape.
Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Men Working at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of eight men in work clothes standing around machinery on a track at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. A raised track is visible behind them.
Date: July 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[East Lawther Entrance of White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of the East Lawther entrance of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. In the photograph, a car is traveling from right to left. Trees are visible on each side of the road.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Bachman Bypass Gates]

Description: Photograph of the inlet side of the Bachman Bypass gates. The gates are half open (30").
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Vacuum Pump at White Rock Pump Station]

Description: Photograph of the original vacuum pump at White Rock pump station. Some debris and piping are visible around the pump.
Date: November 12, 1980
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Construction Scene]

Description: Photograph of a construction scene. In the photograph, a crane is hauling a piece of machinery.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Boat on Trinity River Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a boat on Trinity River flood waters. Handwritten note on back: "May 1908 flood waters ship crossing between Dallas and Oak Cliff."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood Waters From Train Track]

Description: Photograph of Trinity River flood waters as seen from a train track. Beyond the train tracks, which appear on the left, are flood waters and trees. The photograph is inside a decorative black matte.
Date: 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood Waters From Turtle Creek]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River flood waters. The photograph is inside a black matte. Poles are jutting out of the water. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "Flood waters May 1908 M. K. + T. tracks and Alamo Street at Turtle Creek looking from Oak Lawn Ave towards the city."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives