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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Dallas Transportation Department Scrapbooks



Overview of the Collection

Creator: City of Dallas. Transportation Department
Title: Dallas Transportation Department Scrapbooks
Dates: 1915-1973
Abstract:
Accession No.: MA 91.8
Quantity: cubic feet
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Scope and Contents

For many years, the Transportation Department of the City of Dallas maintained scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on various issues including electric, gas, and telephone service as well as streetcars, busses, street lighting, taxicabs, and traffic accidents. Most of the clippings are from local newspapers and cover Dallas concerns, but there is scattered coverage on some subjects for utility issues in other cities. Most of the scrapbooks were maintained in three-ring binders separated by year and then by subject, but there was some crossover in the subject or date coverage in each binder. When his collection was processed, subjects were grouped together and arranged by date order to facilitate study of a particlular topic. The earliest clippings (through 1943) were not subdivided into specific subjects, so all topics are contained in folders for a particular year. There are gaps in the clipping coverage-some years there is no coverage for a given topic.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Transportation Department, City of Dallas
Places:
Dallas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA 91.8, Dallas Transportation Department Scrapbooks Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by the Transportation Department of the City of Dallas.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 Public Utilities - General Clippings

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Box Folder
1 1 Register

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Box Folder
1 2 1936-1939

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Box Folder
1 3 1940

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Box Folder
1 4 1940

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Box Folder
1 5 1940

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Box Folder
1 6 1941

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Box Folder
1 7 1941

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Box Folder
1 8 1941

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Box Folder
2 Public Utilities - General Clippings

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Box Folder
2 1 1942

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Box Folder
2 2 1942

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Box Folder
2 3 1942

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Box Folder
2 4 1943

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Box Folder
2 5 Dallas Power & Light 1943

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Box Folder
3 Dallas Power & Light

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Box Folder
3 1 1944

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Box Folder
3 2 1945

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Box Folder
3 3 Texas Utilities Co. 1945

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Box Folder
3 4 1946-1947

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Box Folder
3 5 1948-1949

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Box Folder
3 6 1950

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Box Folder
3 7 1953-1954

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Box Folder
3 8 1955

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Box Folder
3 9 1956

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Box Folder
3 10 1957-1958

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Box Folder
3 11 1959-1960

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Box Folder
3 12 1961

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Box Folder
3 13 1962-1963

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Box Folder
3 14 1966-1967

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Box Folder
3 15 1968-1970

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Box Folder
3 16 1971-1973

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Box Folder
4 Dallas Railway & Terminal Co. (streetcar and bus) 1943-1951

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Box Folder
4 1 1943

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Box Folder
4 2 1944

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Box Folder
4 3 1945

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Box Folder
4 4 1946-1947

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Box Folder
4 5 1948

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Box Folder
4 6 1949

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Box Folder
4 7 1950

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Box Folder
4 8 1951

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Box Folder
5 Dallas Railway & Terminal Co. (streetcar and bus), Dallas Transit Co. (bus) 1952-1955, 1955-1956

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Box Folder
5 1 Dallas Railway & Terminal Co. 1952

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Box Folder
5 2 1953

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Box Folder
5 3 1953

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Box Folder
5 4 1954

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Box Folder
5 5 1955

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Box Folder
5 6 1955

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Box Folder
5 7 Dallas Transit Co. 1955

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Box Folder
5 8 1956

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Box Folder
6 Dallas Transit Co. (bus) 1957-1967

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Box Folder
6 1 1957

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Box Folder
6 2 1958

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Box Folder
6 3 1959

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Box Folder
6 4 1960

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Box Folder
6 5 1960

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Box Folder
6 6 1960

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Box Folder
6 7 1961

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Box Folder
6 8 1961

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Box Folder
6 9 1962

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Box Folder
6 10 1962

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Box Folder
6 11 1966-1967

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Box Folder
7 Traffic Accidents/Fatal Accidents 1952-1973

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Box Folder
7 1 Traffic Accidents 1952

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Box Folder
7 2 1953-1954

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Box Folder
7 3 Fatal Accidents 1955

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Box Folder
7 4 1956

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Box Folder
7 5 1957

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Box Folder
7 6 1958

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Box Folder
7 7 1959-1960

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Box Folder
7 8 1961

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Box Folder
7 9 1962

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Box Folder
7 10 1963-1964

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Box Folder
7 11 1964

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Box Folder
7 12 1965

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Box Folder
7 13 1966-1967

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Box Folder
7 14 1968-1969

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Box Folder
7 15 1970

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Box Folder
7 16 1971-1973

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Box Folder
8 Lone Star Gas Co. 1944-1973

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Box Folder
8 1 1944

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Box Folder
8 2 1946-1947

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Box Folder
8 3 1948-1949

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Box Folder
8 4 1950-1952

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Box Folder
8 5 1953-1954

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Box Folder
8 6 1955

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Box Folder
8 7 1956

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Box Folder
8 8 1957-1958

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Box Folder
8 9 1959-1960

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Box Folder
8 10 1961

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Box Folder
8 11 1962

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Box Folder
8 12 1966-1967

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Box Folder
8 13 1968-1970

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Box Folder
8 14 1971-1973

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Box Folder
9 Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. 1944-1956

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Box Folder
9 1 1944-1945

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Box Folder
9 2 1946-1947

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Box Folder
9 3 1948-1949

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Box Folder
9 4 Phone Strike 1949

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Box Folder
9 5 Phone Strike 1950

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Box Folder
9 6 Rates 1950

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Box Folder
9 7 1950

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Box Folder
9 8 1952

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Box Folder
9 9 1953

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Box Folder
9 10 1954

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Box Folder
9 11 1955

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Box Folder
9 12 1956

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Box Folder
10 Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. 1957-1973

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Box Folder
10 1 1957

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Box Folder
10 2 1959-1960

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Box Folder
10 3 1961

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Box Folder
10 4 1962

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Box Folder
10 5 1966-1967

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Box Folder
10 6 1968-1970

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Box Folder
10 7 1971-1973

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Box Folder
11 Street Lighting 1942-1973

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Box Folder
11 1 1942-1949

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Box Folder
11 2 1952-1953

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Box Folder
11 3 1954

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Box Folder
11 4 1955-1956

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Box Folder
11 5 1957

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Box Folder
11 6 1961-1963

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Box Folder
11 7 1963-1965

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Box Folder
11 8 1966-1967

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Box Folder
11 9 1970-1973

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Box Folder
12 Taxicabs 1944-1973

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Box Folder
12 1 1944-1945

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Box Folder
12 2 1946-1947

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Box Folder
12 3 1948-1949

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Box Folder
12 4 1950-1952

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Box Folder
12 5 1953-1954

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Box Folder
12 6 1955-1956

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Box Folder
12 7 1957-1958

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Box Folder
12 8 1959-1960

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Box Folder
12 9 1961-1962

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Box Folder
12 10 1966-1967

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Box Folder
12 11 1968-1970

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Box Folder
12 12 1971-1973

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Box Folder
13 Miscellaneous 1944-1973

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Box Folder
13 1 1944

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Box Folder
13 2 1945

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Box Folder
13 3 1949-1951

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Box Folder
13 4 1951

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Box Folder
13 5 1953

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Box Folder
13 6 1955

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Box Folder
13 7 1956

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Box Folder
13 8 1957-1958

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Box Folder
13 9 1959-1960

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Box Folder
13 10 1961

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Box Folder
13 11 1962

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Box Folder
13 12 1965

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Box Folder
13 13 1966-1967

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Box Folder
13 14 1968-1970

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Box Folder
13 15 1971-1973

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Box Folder
14 City Council/Other City Issues; Newsclips from Other Cities 1962-1970

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Box Folder
14 1 City Council 1954

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Box Folder
14 2 City Council 1964-1965

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Box Folder
14 3 City Council 1966-1967

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Box Folder
14 4 Special Election 1943

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Box Folder
14 5 Master Plan for Dallas 1944

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Box Folder
14 6 City Finance 1946-1947

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Box Folder
14 7 Newsclips from Other Cities 1962-1963

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Box Folder
14 8 1964-1965

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Box Folder
14 9 1966-1967

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Box Folder
14 10 1968

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Box Folder
14 11 1970

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Box Folder
15 Bound Volumes

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Box Folder
15 1 Schedule of Physical Condition, Oak Cliff Lines of Northern Texas Traction Co., as of Dec., 1917 December 1917

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Box Folder
15 2 Dallas Electric Light and Power Company (physical evaluation) September 30, 1915

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Box Folder
15 3 Dallas Electric Light and Power Company (financial statement) September 30, 1915

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Box Folder
16 Newspaper clipping scrapbook (primarily streetcar clippings) 1922-1923

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Box Folder
17 Dallas Power & Light Co. Real Estate Drawings

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Box Folder
17 1 Volume 1 1934-1935

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Box Folder
17 2 1930-1937

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Box Folder
17 3 Volume 2 1937-1946

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Box Folder
17 4 Volume 2 1950

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Box Folder
17 5 Volume 2 1951-1954

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Box Folder
17 6 Volume 2 1955-1958

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Box Folder
17 7 Volume 3 1959-1960

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Box Folder
17 8 Volume 3 1961

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Box Folder
18 Dallas Power & Light Co. Real Estate Drawings/Maps

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Box Folder
18 1 Volume 4 1957-1958

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Box Folder
18 2 Volume 4 1960

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Box Folder
18 3 Volume 4 1962-1965

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Box Folder
18 4 Volume 4 1966-1967

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Box Folder
18 5 Dallas Power & Light Real Estate Maps

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Box Folder
18 6 Dallas Power & Light Real Estate Maps

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Box Folder
18 7 Dallas Power & Light Real Estate Maps

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Box Folder
18 8 Dallas Power & Light Real Estate Maps

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