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Cultural Resources Baseline Studies: Lake Columbia Water Supply Project, Cherokee and Smith Counties, Texas

Description: Report issued by Horizon Environmental Services, Inc. to provide a report on the discharge of dredged and fill materials from the Angelina and Neches River Authority associated with the construction of Lake Columbia reservoir in Cherokee and Smith counties, Texas.
Date: October 2015
Creator: Owens, Jeffrey D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 14, Number 1, Spring, 2002

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it."
Date: 2002
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 1, Spring, 2005

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Sports in Dallas."
Date: 2005
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Damaged warehouse after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A row of four warehouses stands alongside railroad tracks. The metal framework appears intact, but the first two buildings are missing much of the metal siding covering the sides and ends of the buildings. Large pieces of corrugated metal debris lie in front and along the side of the front building. Piles of an agricultural product stored in cloth bags and stacked in uniform piles can be seen inside the front building. Toward the side rear of the front building four men are gathered in a small group looking at something on the ground. In the foreground, between sets of railroad tracks, a bicycle wheel and two wooden railroad ties lie scattered on the ground. Two water towers are visible on the far left horizon. The number "#35" is written in the lower right hand corner.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description: An aerial view of Texas City, looking toward the grain elevator and the smokestack, after the 1915 hurricane. One and two story houses are laid out along a grid of dirt roads. Damage to fences and some outbuildings is visible. About mid-photograph, a large one story building has had its roof heavily damaged, and about half the building has collapsed. In the distance on the horizon can be seen the grain elevator, the smokestack and the water tower. This photograph is believed to be one of several copyrighted in 1915 by Martin Blandford of Denver Colorado.
Date: September 28, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Debris after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A telephone pole stands amid debris after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Bent and broken pipelines, wooden railroad ties, and twisted metal litter a slope on which the telephone pole stands with power lines drooping. On the horizon at the top of the slope are storage tanks and other telephone poles.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library