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A bumper sticker issued during the campaign to stop the construction of the Trinity River Barge Canal. The bond proposal for the project was defeated in an election on March 13, 1973.
1973-10-26


A bumper sticker issued during the campaign to stop the construction of the Trinity River Barge Canal. The bond proposal for the project was defeated in an election on March 13, 1973.
1973-10-26


A political advertisement issued by supporters of the Trinity River Barge Canal project prior to the deciding bond election on March 13, 1973.
1973-10-26


An information sheet summarizing the negative aspects of the canalization of the Trinity River, produced by the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity. The document was produced in the lead up to a bond election in Texas on March 13, 1973. The...
1973-10-26


An information sheet summarizing the negative aspects of the canalization of the Trinity River, produced by the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity. The document was produced in the lead up to a bond election in Texas on March 13, 1973. The...
1973-10-26


Articles by Dr. James White, chairman of Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity, and Rep. Alan Steelman, published in the Dallas Times Herald on December 24, 1972 and January 28, 1973 respectively. At the time, White and Steelman were...
1972-12-24


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...



A tonnage report from the Tulsa Port of Catoosa for the year, 1971. This inland river-port was used as a reference in the planning and debate surrounding the Trinity River Project in the 1960s and 1970s. The project, had it been approved, would...
1972-01-01


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...
1973-03-01


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...
1973-02-12


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...



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...
1973-03-02


A publication issued by North Central Texas Council of Governments, funded by the Texas Water Quality Board and the Federal Water Quality Administration. The document refers to the plans to canalize the Trinity River.
1970-09-01


A handwritten note from an unknown source, critical of the proposed tax measures to finance the canalization of the Trinity River.



An excerpt from a bimonthly newspaper, published by Robin T. Cravey of Austin Texas. The issue features articles on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' projects on the Trinity River and the Sulphur River. The Trinity article reports on the...
1971-05-31


A document issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1967. Ned Fritz was critical of the Corps' policies on flood control which relied on locks, damming and channelization over non-structural methods of flood management. Fritz had served on...
1967-05-01


A publication by the Trinity River Association, outlining the Trinity River master plan which was authorized by the 89th Congress under the Rivers and Harbors Act, Public Law 89-298, in 1965. The plan included navigation, flood control, water...



A booklet published by the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity (COST), advocating non-structural floodplain management in the Trinity River Basin. COST had previously helped defeat plans to canalize the Trinity in 1973, as part of the...



A set of handwritten notes from an unknown source, summarizing a book assembled by James V. Sciscenti, John E. Ubelaker, et al. for Southern Methodist University. The original report was submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth...



The opening remarks of Ned Fritz, from a debate with David Brune, on the proposed canalization of the Trinity River, part of the Trinity River Master Plan. Fritz was campaigning with the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity against the...



The response of Ned Fritz to the opening remarks of David Brune from a debate on the proposed canalization of the Trinity River, part of the Trinity River Master Plan. Fritz was campaigning with the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity...



The response of David Brune to the opening remarks of Ned Fritz from a debate on the proposed canalization of the Trinity River, part of the Trinity River Master Plan. Fritz was campaigning with the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity...



The opening statement of David Brune, from a debate with Ned Fritz, on the topic of the proposed canalization of the Trinity River, part of the Trinity River Master Plan. Fritz was campaigning with the Citizens' Organization for a Sound Trinity...



A pamphlet sponsored by environmental groups with information on a recent draft report by the National Water Commission on water resource program's in the USA. The document encourages conservationists to attend public hearings and submit letters...
1972-12-06


A statement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department submitted for entry into public record at the environmental planning meetings on the Trinity River and Tributaries Project, held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The meetings were held...
1972-12-01


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