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KIDD, FOSTER

... dentist, dental historian, and civic leader, was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on February 2, 1924, to Sylvester Kidd and Louvenia ... there in 1953. In 1953 Foster and Pearl Kidd moved to Dallas, where Foster established a dental clinic on Hall Street in the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - tmj0068 - 06/18/2013 - 16:33 - 0 attachments

TRINITY RIVER

... miles, through central Collin, western Rockwall, eastern Dallas, and western Kaufman counties, to the southwestern part of Kaufman ... that extends from Dallas-Fort Worth to the headwaters of Lake Livingston. By the early 1960s the river below Dallas for 100 miles was so ...

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TAYLOR, DONNA MAZIE LESTER

... Donna Taylor, real estate developer, was born in Eagle Lake, Minnesota, on September 5, 1907, the daughter of Roy A. and Violet ... she was interested in pursuing a career and moved to Dallas to work as a secretary. In the 1930s she worked briefly for the ... of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., before returning to Dallas. She continued her secretarial career in the 1930s and 1940s after ...

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YOUNG, MATILDA JANE FULLER

... longest fictional works were Cordova: A Legend of Lone Lake , a religious novel, and The Legend of Sour Lake , a prose poem about ... 1896). Confederate Veteran , July 1900, March 1903. Dallas Weekly Herald , May 29, 1875. S. W. Geiser, "Men of Science in Texas, ...

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RAINS COUNTY

... and 95°50' west longitude and is sixty-four miles east of Dallas. The altitude of Rains County varies from 406 to 491 feet above sea ... of it has been under water since the construction of Lake Tawakoni and Lake Fork Reservoir . The soils are primarily a mixture of ...

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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES

... SOUTHWEST AIRLINES . Southwest Airlines, headquartered in Dallas, is a publicly held airline. Before 1967, when it was incorporated, the ... both coasts for the first time. The acquisition of Salt Lake City-based Morris Air at the end of 1993 facilitated Southwest's expansion ...

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BROWN, JOSEPH VAUGHN [J. VON BROWN]

... minister who served the community of South Dallas. Brown was born in Palestine about 1925. He was the son of Walter Brown ... age of eight. In 1943 he graduated with honors from Massey Lake High School and then moved to Dallas. He attended Texas Southern University Law School, then a theological ...

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PANHANDLE WATER CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

... the construction of six dams and reservoirs: Buffalo Lake, with a capacity of 18,121 acre-feet, in Deaf Smith and Randall counties; ... Commission, History of Hutchinson County, Texas (Dallas: Taylor, 1980). U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Canadian River Project in ...

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MUSEUMS

... in Waco (1893), and the teaching museum at Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio (1896) were in operation, and art associations ... had given birth to fledgling art galleries in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, and several other cities. A few museums, such ...

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SABINE RIVER AUTHORITY

... in the basin by entering into a contract with the City of Dallas to build, own, and operate the Iron Bridge Dam and Reservoir (Lake Tawakoni) project. This project was completed in 1960. The bistate ...

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