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[The annual membership meeting of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association]

Description: Document of the annual membership meeting of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association that was called by the president, Jerome Crossman. The meeting discussed the topics regarding the formal opening ceremony of Hamilton Park and the plans to add more homes, which are under construction. The aspect that concluded the meeting was the election of the board of directors for the next three years.
Date: October 22, 1954
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[The annual membership meeting of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association regarding the status of Hamilton Park]

Description: Document of the summary of the annual membership meeting of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association. The meeting discussed the topics of the development status of Hamilton Park as well as the end of the terms for the board of directors. Unanimous reelections were made during the meeting in order to replace the five previous directors from the last three years.
Date: October 24, 1955
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[Certifications of resolutions for the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association]

Description: Document of the certification of resolutions for the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association. The matter that needed to be resolved was the loan for the purchasing of the land for their development project. After the meeting, the issue was resolved so that president of the association, Jerome Crossman was the one who is able to authorize the purchases of lands for the project.
Date: 1953~
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[Clipping: 2 Groups Set Talks on Desegregation]

Description: Clipping of an article entitled, "2 Groups Set Talks On Desegregation," discussing the matters of desegregation during the meeting with the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association and the Texas Commission on race Relations. The president of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association speaks about how the desegregation of schools is voluntary and not motivated by emotion. Other men, such as Dr. Edwin Rippy, Dr. Frederick Routh, and Thomas Sutherland all had a say during the meeting.
Date: [1950..1970]
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[Clipping: An Annexation Debt]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Dallas Morning News regarding how the mayor of Dallas announced a policy about not sanctioning annexation to Dallas real-estate developments. The new policy has faced a suggestion from the news due to it not considering the new development of Hamilton Park, a Black subdivision. The Hamilton Park project is not a commercial real estate development, but rather an essential move to aid the housing shortage and lack of proper water supply and sewerage.
Date: August 16, 1953
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[Clipping: Building Contract Let For Negro Home Project]

Description: Clipping of an article regarding the announcement of the construction contracts that will let the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association pursue their development for Hamilton Park. While housing was the first priority, the construction of sanitary water and sewer lines are also serving the project as well. The Hamilton subdivision project is named in memory of R.T. Hamilton, a physician whose motivation was to improve the Black communities in Dallas.
Date: July 19, 1953
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[Clipping: Ceremony Dedicates Home Area]

Description: Clipping of an article regarding the dedication ceremony of the new development of the Hamilton Park subdivision, a predominantly Black area. The article discusses the progress of the construction of the 600-700 homes in the 173-acre area. Prominent people, such as Jerome Crossman and other elected officials greet the audience and speak about the progress and prediction of when residents will be able to move into the new homes.
Date: [1950..1970]
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[Clipping: City Annexes Nine More Subdivisions]

Description: Clipping of an article regarding the City Council's decision to annex nine new residential subdivisions, including the original 173-acre area the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association plans to construct homes on. However, the subdivisions have to be annexed under the city's current policy of sharing the funds with the developers to improve the water and sewer lines. Due to the restrictions, the Council committee is looking into a new policy that will be more cost-efficient to annex the new areas.
Date: [1950..1970]
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[Clipping: City Council Action Planned On Subdivision Annexations]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Dallas Morning News regarding the topic of the areas Dallas will annex and how the annexation policy will be under consideration by the City Council. The largest area that will be annexed is a 172-acre Black subdivision that the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association is sponsoring to develop new homes. Some councilmen have requested annexation, while others have been questioning the motives due to the possible costs of utilities from the annexation of new subdivisions.
Date: August 23, 1953
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[Clipping: City Okays $140,000 For Sewer Line]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Dallas Times Herald, Dallas about how the city approves for a sewer line for $140,000. Dallas councilmen have decided to invest in the sewer line in order to serve the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Corporation Hamilton Park Addition Project. The $140,000 will be refunded back to the corporation due to a contract, while the original contract stated that the corporation would be the one to finance the sewer line construction.
Date: May 11, 1954
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[Clipping: Come Hear See the Dedication..]

Description: Clipping of a poster from the Dallas Star Post about the celebration of the new Hamilton Park Addition. The poster encourages people to come to see the newly developed Hamilton Park subdivision and listen to the dedication addresses of elected officials, prominent Black citizens, notable members from the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association, and the Hoblitzelle Foundation. Mayors R.L. Thornton and Fred F. Florence will be the representatives for the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association.
Date: October 3, 1953
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[Clipping: Come Here See the Dedication..]

Description: Clipping of an advertisement for people to come to the Dallas Express regarding the formal dedication ceremony of the new Hamilton Park subdivision. The ceremony will celebrate the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association with Mayor R.L. Thornton and Fred F. Florence speaking as representatives of the association. Other prominent Dallas citizens and Black leaders will also be present and speak at the ceremony as well.
Date: October 3, 1953
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[Clipping: Community Challenge Is Met]

Description: Clipping of an article about the new Hamilton Park subdivision providing 700 homes for middle-income black people. After the completion of the project, Hamilton Park will be a representation of a Southwestern community with black people with many opportunities. Due to the end of the housing shortage, the Dallas population is improving as a healthier, more unified city that recognizes and conquers possible challenges in the community.
Date: October 6, 1953
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[Clipping: Dallas Homes Subdivision Named For Dr. R.T. Hamilton: Contracts Signed]

Description: Clipping of an article regarding the signing of two contracts signed by Jerome Crossman about the installation of new water lines and new sewer installation, respectively. Both of the contracts were commemorated to Dr. R.T. Hamilton, a physician and civil worker in Dallas. The new development was named after Dr. R.T. Hamilton due to his immense contribution to the city, and the Hamilton Park project will contribute to the improvement of the city of Dallas.
Date: [1950..1970]
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[Clipping: Dallas Interracial Corporation Notes Progress of Hamilton Park]

Description: Clipping of an article from The Star Post stating how the Dallas Interracial Corporation is noting the progress of Hamilton Park. One hundred and thirty homes are either fully built or being built in Hamilton Park, which was funded by the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Corporation. The efforts of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Corporation solved the housing shortage in Hamilton Park, but they also seek to end housing shortages in other predominantly black areas.
Date: February 5, 1955
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[Clipping: Dallas Interracial Corporation Notes Progress of Hamilton Park Project]

Description: Clipping of an article from The Call mentioning the progress on the Hamilton Park project in Dallas. The Dallas Citizens' Interracial Corporation has funded the project to aid the housing shortage in Hamilton Park. They have built one hundred and thirty houses, and also plan to build eighty more; their motive is not only to fix the housing shortage in Hamilton Park but also other areas that are going through similar situations as well.
Date: February 4, 1955
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[Clipping: Dallas Negroes As Homeowners]

Description: Clipping of an article on the Dallas Morning News regarding the large proportion of Black citizens of Dallas who are homeowners. However, their homes are not in the best areas or in the best conditions, and Black citizens would like an improvement in their living conditions. Due to the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Associations' contribution to improving the housing condition in predominantly Black areas, the city of Dallas is developing to be a fair community for all races.
Date: June 7, 1953
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[Clipping: Dallas Utilities Supervisor Says Public Can Help Improve Taxi Service]

Description: Clipping of an article on The Call regarding the taxi service that is aiming to improve in Dallas. There are five, small, separate companies currently that are not as productive as one large taxi service, and the Dallas Utilities supervisor does not know what to do how to fix the poor service on the taxi service among Black people. In order to improve the service, it will start with bettering the distribution and dispatching system with a fully-equipped radio in cabs that run around predominantly Black areas.
Date: July 24, 1953
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[Clipping: Dr. Rippy Opposes Haste to Integrate]

Description: Clipping of an article by Robert Miller, entitled, "Dr, Rippy Opposes Haste to Integrate." Miller writes about the meeting that was sponsored by the Texas Commission on Race Relations and the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association about the integration in school systems. Dr. Edwin Rippy opposes integration and voices his personal opinions on how he is against the integration of schools during this time and believes that an objective view should be portrayed for this situation.
Date: [1950..1970]
Creator: Miller, Robert
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[Clipping: Dr. Rippy To Speak on Integration]

Description: Clipping of an article entitled "Dr. Rippy To Speak on Integration," Dr. Rippy, the president of the Dallas School Board, states his opinions on the topic on the integration of schools during the meeting that was sponsored by the Texas Commission of Race Relations and the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association. Other people who were present at the meeting include Dr. Frederick Routh, Dr. Jerome Crossman, Mrs. James Crate, John E. Mitchell Jr., Mayor R.L. Thornton, and others. The main motive of the meeting was to improve race relations among various racial groups.
Date: [1950..1970]
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[Clipping: Dream Comes True For Happy Couple]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Dallas Morning News about a couple residing in one of the newly built homes in Hamilton Park. The couple is excited to be moving into their new home as they hoped to have a home of their own. A formal opening ceremony of the development of Hamilton Park is planned to be held to thank the contributions of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association that built an improved community in black neighborhoods that were dealing with housing shortages.
Date: May 2, 1954
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[Clipping: First Homes To Be Completed in Hamilton Park Addition]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Daily Times Herald regarding the first families that have become residents in the new homes of Hamilton Park. The goal to improve the housing shortage in Hamilton Park was a three-year-long project by the president of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association, Jerome Crossman; he also aims to construct more facilities in the 173-acre tract as well. Out of the fifty fully-constructed homes, most have already been sold by the new residents.
Date: March 4, 1954
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[Clipping: Formal Opening To Be Held For New Negro Subdivision]

Description: Clipping of an article from the Daily Timed Herald, Dallas about the construction of homes in the Hamiton Park subdivision. A celebration regarding the newly built homes will be held with the president of the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association, Jerome Crossman. Although the main goal of the project is to build homes, the association also wants to improve Hamilton Park by adding a shopping center, churches, parks, as well as adding sewer lines.
Date: May 2, 1954
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[Clipping: Formal Opening Today... Hamilton Park]

Description: Clipping of an advertisement of the open house events and ceremonies due to the new development in Hamilton Park. The advertisement states and shows pictures that the new homes are modern and have many amenities included in them. It also mentions that the homes were built for black families living in Dallas by the Dallas Citizens' Interracial Association.
Date: May 2, 1954
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