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Happy 1st Day of April!

Perspective’s a bit off — those cattle would have been MUCH larger

by Paula Bosse

Everything’s bigger in Texas — including our jackrabbits, which are justifiably legendary. 101 more words

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Teenagers, Hot-Rods -- 1960s

A cool cat and his kittens… (photo, Dallas Mexican American Historical League)

by Paula Bosse

Teenagers and hot-rods, man. These kids are cool. Possibly taken at Reverchon Park or Turtle Creek? 60 more words

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Highland Park's Snazzy New Fire Engine -- 1914

Chief McGoldrick behind the wheel of HP’s new fire engine (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Above, Ed McGoldrick — who was both police chief and fire chief for Highland Park — sits behind the wheel of HP’s new fire engine. 353 more words

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Dr Pepper Ad: "I'll Have Another Myself" -- 1929

by Paula Bosse

Drink up, kids — Gramps is buying! “It’s pure and wholesome and safe.”

And the tag line: “It’s A Good Habit To Get — It’s One That Won’t Get You.” 23 more words

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This story from The Final Call gives a detailed and powerful analysis of a boycott situation that occurred in Dallas. According to the story, a Korean store owner got very disrespectful with the black people making purchases in his store.

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City Park Construction Work -- 1941

“City Park, 1941″ (click for huge image) Collection of David Roberts

by Paula Bosse

This great family photo was sent in by reader David Roberts. It shows his grandfather, David Crockett (D.C.) McKay working on a construction crew. 546 more words

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Lively Street Life Outside the Dallas Morning News Building -- ca. 1900

Commerce & Lamar (click for larger image) DeGolyer Library, SMU

by Paula Bosse

A photo showing the bustling streets surrounding the newly-expanded Dallas Morning News… 176 more words

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