Pea Patch Prison, Dallas TX. 1929 -1935. At White Rock Lake behind the Pump House Building. A workhouse prison for non-violent offenders. Workers paid off fines at $1.00 a day. They cleared and laid gravel for the original Lawther Drive.

Upon closing a local judge said "The passing of the farm will bring a tear to the eyes of ex-dope addicts, who were cured of the habit by hard work and a proper diet.

Civilian Conservation Corps camp at White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas 1939 - 1942. Us Army camp 1942 - 1943. German POW camp 1943 - 1945. SMU student housing 1946 - 1947.

Civilian Conservation Corps camp at White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas 1939 - 1942. Us Army camp 1942 - 1943. German POW camp 1943 - 1945. SMU student housing 1946 - 1947.

Monument To The Lost Cause


Pioneer Park Cemetery, Dallas TX. Confederate memorial wrapped in black plastic. Commissioned by the Daughters of the confederacy in 1896. Oldest public sculpture in Dallas. It was moved to this location when the city widened the I30 highway. Gov. Mike Rawlings organized a city task force to look into its removal. In 2017 they voted 11- 4 to dismantle it. This drawing was made May 13, 2020. In June I heard it was finally removed. I'll have to do a follow up drawing.

Lincoln High School, built in 1939 as a state of the arts school for African American students. But with the vast majority of African American students being bussed here from all corners of the city the school was over crowded from the day it opened.

Home of Jaunita Craft. She helped organize over 200 NAACP chapters in Texas. She was instrumental in organizing the 1955 picket of the Negro Achievement day at the Sate Fair of Texas.


Don't sell your pride for a segregated ride.

Ambassador Hotel


Originally called the Majestic hotel, when it opened in Dallas Tx in 1904 as the most luxurious hotel in town. It was 115 years old when it burned down on May 25, 2019. Sarah Bernhardt, Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft and Woodrow Willson stayed here.

Ambassador Hotel


Before burning to the ground on May 28, 2019 the Ambassador Hotel had the oldest elevator west of the Mississippi.