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    Mrs. Dolores Dunn Collection

    Fort Worth flood 1949 at intersection of Fifth and Bailey

    Summary: Donor gifted scrapbook kept by Kenneth Harney Dunn, who moved to Fort Worth with his wife Dolores Hiller Dunn about 1948. He worked for Montgomery Ward on West Seventh Street. The 1949 photos deal principally with the neighborhood around the store. Later Mr. Dunn worked at Convair (General Dynamics, Lockheed-Martin).

    Pictured: Intersection of Fifth and Bailey during 1949 Fort Worth Flood.

    • Scrapbook of Fort Worth, beginning in May 1949, continuing with some articles from 1952, 1953, 1965, 1968, and 1979. Clippings are from Fort Worth Star-Telegram,  West Side Post, and Fort Worth (publication of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce). Includes 30 black and white photographs of the 1949 Fort Worth flood. Follow the link to view digital scan of Dolores Dunn Scrapbook.

    Fort Worth 1953-1979 cover page



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