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[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 3, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Sheraton-Dallas]

Description: Postcard of a yellow, pink and black color palette drawing of the large glass windowed Sheraton-Dallas Hotel, as seen on the side of the hotel in pink type. The bottom edge places the scene as "The Sheraton-Dallas in Southland Center." The back of the postcard adds, "Sheraton-Dallas Hotel Southland Center, Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone (214) 748-6211 Teletype 312-222-0749 The new Sheraton-Dallas Hotel offers an exciting adventure in living. Let this wonderful hotel be your home while visiting the Southwest's most cosmopolitan city. Completely air-conditioned, all 600 rooms have outside view and built-in TV. Parking available. Family Plan. Visit the Ports o'Call, the city's most distinguished and unusual restaurant. Dial 800-325-3535 for Worldwide Sheraton Reservations."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lagoon and Fountain at Night]

Description: Postcard of a still pool of water cut by several streams of water shot upwards and dyed in the multicolored light. The top of the postcard reads, "Lagoon and Fountain at Night, Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas." The back of the postcard adds, "With the cool breezes of the evening, the ever changing colors of the Fountain and the picturesque background of the Centennial Buildings, makes one of the most impressive sights one can behold."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Charter of the City of Dallas

Description: Official copy of the text of Senate Bill 316, titled "An act to grant a new charter to the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and declaring an emergency." It includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the Texas Secretary of State.
Date: 1907
Creator: Texas. Legislature.
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.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives