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Edward C. Fritz papers, 1950s-2008

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    • Why Save Bachman Creek?

    • Save Open Space
    • ca. 1972
    • An information leaflet printed and circulated by the environmental group, Save Open Space, opposing the inclusion of channel construction through Bachman Park, Dallas, as part of the Dallas City Council Bond-Financed Capital Improvements Program....
    • [Trinity River at Highway 635, new channel, looking north]

    • Unknown
    • December 23, 1972
    • A photograph of the Trinity River from the papers of Dallas lawyer and conservationist, Ned Fritz, which is one of a batch of prints depicting stretches of the river near Interstate 635. The pictures were taken in 1972 at a time when the Trinity...
    • Where's Your Drafting Department? This Place Is A Mess

    • Fisher, George, 1923-2003
    • ca. 1973
    • A political cartoon by George Fisher, depicting an officer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers standing at the gates of heaven. The caption reads '' Where's Your Drafting Department? This Place Is A Mess.'' The Army Corps were under criticism from...
    • Trinity River Project, Texas (Continuation of Planning)

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1973
    • A copy of an excerpt from a government document, probably a Public Works Appropriations Committee document, outlining the plans, budget, justification and non-federal funding for the Trinity River Project. The handwritten notes on the document...
    • [Trinity River, slide no. 5]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1973
    • One of a group of 46 slides depicting views of the Trinity River, Texas, from the collection of Ned Fritz. In the early 1970s, Fritz was campaigning with the group, Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity, to stop the canalization of the Trinity...
    • Progress? Report

    • Zero Population Growth. North Central Texas Chapter
    • February 1973
    • Issue 1, February 1973, of Progress? Report, published by the North Central Texas Chapter of Zero Population Growth. This issue includes an invitation to the Conference on Regional Growth and Quality of Life, Saturday, March 10, 1973, at Southern...
    • Southland Life Insurance Company, Dallas Texas, February 12, 1973 [letter]

    • Carpenter, Ben H.; Williams, Dan C.; Goodson, James B.
    • February 12, 1973
    • An internal letter to officers and department heads in Southland Life Insurance Company requesting their attendance at a Trinity River Progress Committee meeting. The letter is signed by Ben Carpenter, Dan C. Williams and James B. Goodson of...
    • Why The Railroads Are Not Worried About The Canal

    • Slater, J. Nelson
    • February 28, 1973
    • In this presentation to the Mid-Cities Chapter of the Texas Manufacturers Association, J. Nelson Slater represented the views of the Citizens' Organization of a Sound Trinity. The proposed Trinity River barge canal would provide a cheaper...
    • Save Open Space

    • Save Open Space
    • March 1973
    • A newsletter from the environmental group, Save Open Space, addressed to Dr. James White, chairman of Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity (COST), and his wife. The lead feature of the newsletter is the upcoming bond election of March 13,...
    • Texas Rail-Ways: March 01, 1973

    • Texas Railroad Association
    • March 1, 1973
    • This issue of Texas Rail-Ways features a lead story on the Trinity River barge canal. Supporters of the canal believed the cost of shipping goods by barge would undercut rail transportation and the project was perceived as a threat to the...
    • [Save Open Space, March 02, 1973, Press Conference Announcement]

    • Save Open Space
    • March 2, 1973
    • A press release issued by the environmental group, Save Open Space, announcing a press conference at the Press Club of Dallas on March 7, 1973. The subject is the Trinity River canal project which was on the ballot of the bond election of March 13,...
    • The Trinity River Improvement Program: It's for the good of all.

    • Trinity Opportunity Development Committee
    • 1973
    • Promotional material issued by the Trinity Opportunity Development Committee as a supplement to the Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Times Herald. The supplement outlines the benefits of the proposed Trinity River Project, which was defeated in...
    • Who's for the Trinity and who's against it?

    • Trinity River Progress Committee
    • 1973
    • A political advertisement issued by the Trinity River Progress Committee promoting proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works on the Trinity River ahead of the bond election of March 13, 1973, which would secure funding for these works. The bond...

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