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Dallas Public Services, 1950s

Dallas Municipal Archives

Silent | c. 1950s

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  •  This appears to be the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts at Fair Park, Dallas, and the man at right looks like it might be the great Dallas artist Jerry Bywaters (director of the DMFA for many years) 
  •   John Zimmerman - weatherman at Love Field - wearing red tie and making notes on clipboard  
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The city of Dallas provides a wealth of public services, ranging from recreation and education, to ensuring the safety of its citizens. This 1950s compilation film from the City of Dallas Municipal Archives provides a look at many of these services, including the Dallas Public Library system and original building, an inside look at historic WRR-FM public radio station, footage of several city parks, the Dallas Zoo, the Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History, the Dallas Aquarium, and Love Field Airport.