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[Aerial View of Cole Park]

Description: Photograph of Cole Park and its immediate surroundings in Dallas, Texas. The rectangular park, which contains tennis courts and a small building, is outlined by Cole Avenue, Elizabeth Street, and McKinney Avenue on its left, top, and right sides respectively. Some small buildings are visible on the top and right edges of the photograph.
Date: July 1947
Creator: Haskins, Squire
Location: None

[Aerial View of Deerpath Park and Surrounding Area]

Description: Photograph of Deerpath Park and its surrounding area in Dallas, Texas. The park, which is outlined and labeled in red, sits above where a school, which is also labeled, currently sits and to the left of what is now Deer Path Drive. An area covered in trees is visible to the park's left side, and residential suburbs are visible to the right side.
Date: August 2, 1949
Creator: Haskins, Squire
Location: None

Dallas Origin and Destination Survey

Description: Survey created by the Texas Highway Department in conjunction with the "City and County of Dallas" concerning the "major external routes of vehicular travel radiating from Dallas." The survey asked drivers where their trip began, which roads they traveled on, and their destination. This report includes tables and maps showing the compiled data and the various traffic movements around the city.
Date: January 10, 1945
Creator: Texas. Highway Department.

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

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 6: Transportation Facilities, Rail-Air-Highways-Water

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report is broken up into four sections: "Railroad Transportation; Air Transportation; Highway Transportation; Water Transportation," and discusses the existing conditions of each, and proposed plans to improve the transportation system. Also included are maps and a table showing transportation facilities and the "[v]olume and Direction of Passenger and Freight Train Movements - Average Normal Day."
Date: July 1944
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates

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

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 maps and tables showing the existing land uses in Dallas as well as descriptions for each type of land use; one of the maps shows the buildings erected from 1935 to 1939, the other map shows buildings erected from 1940 to 1943. Other sections discuss the existing zone ordinance and the requirements of future land use.
Date: October 1944
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
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