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dc.descriptionA brief with 20 double sided pages submitted by the Post Chamber of Commerce to the Locating Board for Texas Technological College. A stitched rectangle of white fabric with "Garza Sheeting Postex Cotton Mills" stamped on it in black encloses the pages of the brief. The photographs contain scenes of downtown and unidentified buildings; a fold-out photograph of the Postex Cotton Mills; Two Draw Lake; Post Power Company; agricultural scenes, including cattle from the Double U Company; Also included is a map showing the population trend toward Post and a map showing the proposed site for the new college.
dc.descriptionCite as: Texas Technological College Locating Board Records, 1923 and 1938, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University.en_US
dc.format.extentOriginal proposal is a 20 page document measuring 9 ¾ x 12 ¾. The photographs measure 9 ½ x 12 ½ (11 items), 9 ½ x 17 ¾ (1 item), and 6 ½ x 4 ¼ (1 item). The map measures 12 ¼ x 17 ½.
dc.publisherDigitized by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.
dc.rightsThe digital images and files in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. To use these digital files in any form, an attribution of "Courtesy of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library" must accompany the image.
dc.subject.lcshPost (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshPostex Mill (Post, Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshTextile workers--Texas--Post.
dc.subject.lcshTexas Technological College--Location.
dc.subject.lcshPost (Tex.)--History.
dc.subject.lcshTexas Technological College Locating Board.
dc.subject.lcshTexas Technological College--History.
dc.subject.lcshTexas Technological College--Planning.
dc.subject.lcshUniversities and colleges--Texas--History.
dc.subject.lcshTexas Technological College.
dc.titleProposal to The Locating Board Texas Technological College: Post, Texas The Gateway to the Plains.en_US

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    Site proposals created in 1923 for the location of the newly established Texas Technological College.

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