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A history of greater Dallas and vicinity, Vol. 1

Description: A history of the settlement of the Dallas area. Includes profiles on the Peters Colony; John Neely Bryan; early settlers; Civil War and Reconstruction; railroads; industry and trade; and other matters up to 1907.
Date: 1909
Creator: Lindsley, Philip
Item Type: Book

A history of greater Dallas and vicinity, Vol. 2

Description: A history of the settlement of the Dallas area. This volume includes profiles and biographies on citizens of Dallas and the surrounding area. Also includes profiles of several local businesses.
Date: 1909
Creator: Lindsley, Philip
Item Type: Book

Railroad Survey Crew Poses for a Photo, c. 1902

Description: Members of the Chicago Rock Island survey crew posing with surveying instruments in front of a tent, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Date: c. 1902
Item Type: Photograph

Sixty years in Texas

Description: Sketches of the old pioneers of Dallas County, especially the Jackson family.
Date: 1908
Creator: Jackson, George
Item Type: Book