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[College Avenue Missionary Baptist Church Minutes of Deacons' Meetings]

Description: Book containing events and minutes from deacon meetings at College Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. These include topics such as church politics, events, and financial issues. Typed pages, drawings, and a receipt have been inserted into the book.
Date: November 1952
Creator: College Avenue Missionary Baptist Church
Item Type: Book
Partner: Carrollton Public Library

Members of College Avenue Baptist Church

Description: Text containing a member roll for College Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. Includes such information as the date of baptism, reception, dismissal, and death for each member.
Date: 1949~
Creator: College Avenue Missionary Baptist Church
Item Type: Text
Partner: Carrollton Public Library

Annual Reports, City of Dallas: 1900-1901

Description: Report on various aspects of the city of Dallas, Texas describing activities, funding, and other information for fiscal year 1900-1901, including an overall report from the mayor as well as departmental reports from city officials.
Date: 1901
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas City Charter, 1871]

Description: Original text of the charter to incorporate Dallas as a city of Texas, located in Dallas County. The document has 40 sections outlining the various aspects of governance and the city's relationship to the government of Texas. It was filed April 20, 1871 and officially signed and sealed by the Secretary of State on May 9.
Date: 1871
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas City Code]

Description: Text of laws in the city of Dallas, Texas, including standing rules, revised civil and criminal ordinances, and revised city ordinances. Most of the ordinances were enacted in 1889 with amendments in 1891 and 1893. Index to civil ordinances starts after page 296.
Date: 1893
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas City Hall Building Contract]

Description: Legal contract describing work by an architectural company (C. D. Hill and Company) to furnish plans to the city of Dallas for a municipal building, to be located on Main Street between Harwood and Commerce streets, and to serve as the Dallas City Hall.
Date: January 22, 1913
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Mayor's Message and Annual Reports of City Officers of the City of Dallas, Texas: For the Fiscal Year Ending April 15th, 1889

Description: Report on various aspects of the city of Dallas, Texas describing activities, funding, and other information for fiscal year 1888-1889, including an overall report from the mayor as well as departmental reports from the health officer, city chemist, chief of the fire department, superintendent fire alarm telegraph, city engineer, superintendent of waterworks, city recorder, city marshal, city collector, city treasurer, and city secretary. An index to the reports is on page 108.
Date: 1889
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

An Outline of the Dallas Master Plan

Description: Outline of the Dallas Master Plan compiled by the Dallas City Plan Commission discussing the fourteen previous reports made by Harland Bartholomew. The report also contains maps showing the city's streets, water distribution, parks, etc. Included in the back is a handwritten list made by Mayor J. Woodall Rodgers listing members of the various boards and committees involved in the planning.
Date: 1946
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). City Plan Commission
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 7]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business. Also contains indexes.
Date: 1905/1914
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 8]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1914/1936
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 9]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1936/1938
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 10]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1938/1946
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 11]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business. Indexes start after page 600.
Date: 1946/1953
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 12]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1953/1958
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 13]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1958/1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 14]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1963/1968
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park and Recreation Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 15]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1968/1971
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park and Recreation Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 16]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park and Recreation Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1971/1973
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park and Recreation Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Year book of the Dallas Architectural Club and catalogue of its first annual exhibition : held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, February eleventh to eighteenth, 1922

Description: The Yearbook of the Dallas Architectural Club and a catalogue of its first annual exhibition, held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas. Includes lists of the club's members, and many photos and illustrations of buildings designed by the members.
Date: 1922
Creator: Dallas Architectural Club.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Water and Sewage Development Plan Prepared by Dallas City Water Works]

Description: Rough draft of a plan created by Dallas City Waterworks attempting to improve the "water and sanitary sewer utilities serving the Dallas Metropolitan Area." There are charts and graphs throughout the document, including five tables in the back.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Dallas City Waterworks
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas: Water and Sanitary Sewer Utilities

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes graphs, charts, and maps concerning the development of an improved water and sanitary sewer system; at the back of the report there are maps showing predicted urban development and the Dallas water distribution system.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Postcard of Oriental Hotel in Dallas]

Description: Postcard of a six story hotel with a domed tower roof and an electric trolley car running in front of the building. The note on the back is illegible but for the signature - "Love to all, Maura." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Beaumont, Tex 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: October 29, 1907
Creator: Davidson Brothers
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum