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City of Dallas, Texas Water Consumption 1907-1946

Description: Line graph showing the amount of water consumed in billion gallons per year from 1907-1946; the trend of the graph is positive, meaning the city is consuming more and more water per year.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Keuffel & Esser Co.
Item Type: Image

[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

[Fingerprint Card for Jack Ruby]

Description: Fingerprint card of Jack Ruby's fingerprints. The fingerprints were taken when Ruby applied to be a dance hall supervisor.
Date: June 22, 1949
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text

[Map of White Rock Lake]

Description: Hand-drawn map of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas showing the location of park entrances and buildings with print numbers for corresponding photographs. Some roads and railroad tracks are also noted.
Date: November 5, 1942
Item Type: Map

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
Item Type: Report

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 8: Land Use

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 current and future land use as well as current and future zoning districts. According to an "Errata" insert, tables 1, 2, and 3, were made using the "wrong acreage for the Dallas parks...use the revised tables in studying this report."
Date: October 1944
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Item Type: Report

The Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 14: A Preliminary Report Upon a Capital Expenditure Program

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes details concerning a capital expenditure program, such as the allocation of funds, selection of projects and a "[p]roposed 25 Year Program of General Fund Public Improvements. The second part of the report details an improvement program for the water and sanitary sewer systems. The appendix at the end of the report includes 17 tables providing empirical data about the proposed plans.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Item Type: Report

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

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

[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of young children bowling on the ground in Reverchon Park. They are playing with milk bottles and baseballs instead of the traditional bowling pins and balls. A baseball game is being played in the background behind a fence.
Date: [1943]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of young children bowling on the ground in Reverchon Park. They are playing with milk bottles and baseballs instead of the traditional bowling pins and balls. A baseball game is being played in the background behind a fence.
Date: [1943]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Boys Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of a boys orchestra playing outside. According to the inscription on the back of the image, the boys played for dances during the summer of 1944.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph