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Portrait of Actresses

Description: Copy negative of a scrapbook page covered in portraits of young movie stars. There is a large portrait of Mary Miles with the word, "Movie Stars" printed on it. Written across the top of the page is, "Movie Stars- 1916. 1918-1920". Written above the picture of of Ms. Miles is, "Wally Akin sold Minter Movies. She was 16 years old."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Movie Stars Dancing

Description: Copy negative of a magazine clipping of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing. She is wearing a black evening gown and he is wearing a black tuxedo. Beside the photograph is printed, "1936 1937" and above it text reads, "Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Throwing the golden loot of a string of victories into the show of their dreams ...A lavish, tingling love tilt...rolling in fun and, as with all their successes, Pandro S. Berman, producer, will have melodies composed by a great name in music."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Actor

Description: Copy negative of a magazine clipping featuring the actor George O'Brien. Featured is a portrait of Mr. O'Brien wearing a suit and tie next to an image of three men dressed as cowboys on horseback. Above that image is text that reads, "George O'Brien, Ace star of the rugged outdoors... hard hitting he man with the box-office kick of a bucking bronc. In SIX action dramas staged on the frontiers of adventure. Produced by George Hirliman."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ordnung und Regeln

Description: Book containing the rules and regulations for the operation of the institutional property of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States.
Date: 1921
Creator: Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States. Board of Directors.
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Scrapbook: Watt Matthews Remembered]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the life of rancher Watt Matthews, including newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations, articles, and various other documents. Matthews managed Lambshead Ranch -- established by his parents --for many years and introduced various innovations during his lifetime.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Old Jail Art Center

[Riprap and Roadway]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 334) is of a rock barrier on the left side of a road, with a guard rail on the other side. The second image (numbered 335) is of a rock barrier beginning on the left side of a road and continuing down a slope to a lake. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Rock Riprap and Roadway North from Sta. 78" and (bottom) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 38 Riprap and Upstream … more
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Rockfill and Crib]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 287) is of men building a wooden frame in the side of a hill. The second image (numbered 293) is of rocks at the base of a dam, near the water line. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Building Rockfilled Crib at Entrance of Conduits" taken on 08-10-26, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Rockfill and Crib at Entrance to Conduits" taken on 10-25-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dredge Discharge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 171) is of water in a dirt trench. The second image (numbered 172) is of a pipe on the edge of a river. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Discharge from Dredge Near Sta. 88" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Close up of Discharge Shown in 171" both taken on 05-28-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wagon Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 326) is of men working on a dirt slope with a lake in the background. The second image (numbered 332) is of a rocky slope above a lake. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 31 Placing Last of Wagon Fill" taken on 09-29-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Downstream Slope North from Sta. 38" taken on 10-06-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway and Bridge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-24) is of a bridge being constructed on top of a spillway. The second image (numbered P-28) is of a bridge built on a spillway. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Spillway and Bridge from Downstream Side Looking North" taken on 11-24-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Spillway and Spillway Bridge Looking South from Downstream Side" taken on 01-05-26.
Date: [1925..1926]
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Borrow Field and Dam Shops]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-12) is of a river in a field with a small hill of dirt forming a dam. The second image (numbered P-15) is of a concrete spillway, buildings, and a river. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill on Cut-Off Borrow Field and Dredge Looking N. W. from Sta. 78" taken on 07-20-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Spillway Shops Looking South Borrow Field for Hydr… more
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Borrow Pit and Core Pool]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 188) is of a field with a dredge in water. The second image (numbered 198) is of a long trench with water. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) Garza Dam Looking Northwest Sta. 78 Dredge and Borrow Pit" taken on 07-15-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Core Pool with Water Down Sta. 92 to 108 Elev. 521" taken on 08-10-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Upstream and Downstream Slides]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 249) is of a shallow pool lined with pipes. The second image (numbered 250) is of a dirt slope with a pipe running along it; a pool of water at the base of the slope has a pipe running across it, perpendicular to the slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 37 Showing Slides Downstream" and "Garza Dam North from Sta. 28 Showing Upstream Slide … more
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 225) is of a shallow river with dirt mounded on its banks and a crane next to it. The second image (numbered 226) is of piles of dirt with sticks in them, and a large pipe in the background. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill North from Spillway Elev. Pool 531" taken on 12-11-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Topping out Hydraulic Fill at Elev. 536 Ne… more
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway and Weir]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-8) is of a concrete structure at the top of a hill. The second image (numbered P-10) is of an excavated dirt slope with a section of concrete at the top. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking Southwest Spillway" taken on 06-15-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Excavation for Spillway Apron Spillway Weir and Headwalls Looking South" taken on 07-20-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wagon Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 311) is of a dirt road with tire tracks. The second image (numbered 312) is of men spraying water on loose dirt, with horses and wagons in the distance. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North over Wagon Fill from Sta. 25" taken on 05-17-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking north from Sta. 29 over Wagon Fill" taken on 06-06-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 186) is of a pool of water with pipes along one side. The second image (numbered 187) is of a pools of water separated by dirt dams. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Discharging fine Sand and a little Gravel at Sta. 100" taken on 07-10-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill from Sta. 78 Looking Southwest" taken on 07-15-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gravel Loading]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image is of men loading gravel into a truck. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Loading Gravel for Concrete" taken on 06-09-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gravel Loading]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. Both images (numbered 145 and 146) are of men loading gravel into trucks using horses. Handwritten text on the images identify them both as "Garza Dam Loading Gravel into Ford Trucks through Traps," taken on 04-15-25
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Backfilling and Toe Trench]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 279) is of a crane excavating a narrow trench. The second image (numbered 280) is of a crane digging a trench. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Digging out Toe of Slide and Backfilling Dry Near Sta. 19" taken on 08-05-26, and (bottom) "Garza Dam '1 1/2 T' Monighan Digging Toe Trench Through Upstr. Slide Near Sta. 22" taken on 08-12-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway Excavation]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 123) is of a large, shallow pit with cranes and workers excavating it, and several buildings in the distance. The second image (numbered 129) is of piles of dirt and rocks in a pit with buildings on the far side. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Spillway Excavation Looking Northwest" taken on 02-26-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Service Spillway Excavation Look… more
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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