From the Vault: Research Challenge!

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Mission: track down this house’s location….

by Paula Bosse

Some people look at research as tedious, some people look at it as fun. I definitely think it’s fun. I really loved researching the image above, which I approached as a chance to solve a mystery more than anything else: I wondered if I could find out where the house once stood, the only clues being in the message on the postcard — and I did! Read the original post from 2015: “Tracking Down a Photo Location & Discovering a City Pioneer: D. M. Clower, The Man Who Brought the Telephone to Dallas.” Follow along as I chronicle how I figured it out and what Dallas-history resources I used along the way.

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