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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and James F. Cherry Meet in the Pacific During WWII

Description: Photograph of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and James F. Cherry meeting in the Pacific during WWII. Admiral Nimitz was a Kerrville native and former Tivy school student, James F. Cherry was from San Antonio but attended Schreiner Institute before joining the U. S. Navy and serving in WWII. Text on back of photograph addressed to Harriet Garrett; "To Harriet Garrett from Chester W. Nimitz (to Hattie from Chester) (in the Pacific). Courtesy of James Cherry (Sept. 1, 1943)"
Date: September 1, 1943
Creator: James F. Cherry
Partner: Schreiner University

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas Report 3: Past and Probable Future Population

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes tables and charts showing Dallas' population history and expected growth up until approximately 1970; the report looks at factors that could effect the distribution of population, where the future growth may occur, etc.
Date: October 1943
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Toddler-Aged Cousins]

Description: Photograph of Theodore Kilgore Jr., aka Teddy, helping his younger cousin Ardone into a car that is parked on a neighborhood street. Teddy is in an outfit that resembles a uniform while Ardone is wearing a child's bodysuit.
Date: December 4, 1943
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Your Dallas of Tomorrow: A Master Plan for a Greater Dallas

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. It is presented in two parts: the character of the city (background information on the history, geography, economy, employment, zoning, etc.) and the scope of the city plan, which has specific details for a plan to improve land use, water supplies, transportation, recreational facilities, and other aspects of city administration.
Date: September 1943
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives