Wood, Major E A 1973-06-14

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Major E. A. Wood, a longtime employee of the Dallas Park Board, discusses Dallas parks.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Major E.A. Wood

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 14, 1973

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Jebson, Pattie Hogan, and Robert Newton

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Job at Texas Planning Board discussed, Outlines resources of Texas, Is employed by Park Board at Dallas, Some of the park projects recalled, Educational background given, Native of Dallas comments on early parks, Compares early parks and more recent ones, Boyhood amusements described, Talks about park board renovation of cemeteries, Dallas Fair remembered.

Tape 1, Side 2: Describes his neighborhood, Association with L. B. Houston noted, Tells about park department personnel, Projects as city engineer listed, Discusses projects in other cities.

Range Dates: 1930s-1973

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1973

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