Municipal Archives


State of The City Address - Mayor Ron Kirk, 1996, 1999​​

Collection 1996-027

Overview

Repository​Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorCity of Dallas
TitleState of The City Address - Mayor Ron Kirk
Dates1996, 1999 
Quantity1 linear inch
AbstractTwo State of the City Addresses by Mayor Ron Kirk ​
Identification1996-027
LanguageRecords are in English​

Scope and Content

Collection contains two State of the City Addresses by Mayor Ron Kirk, June 5, 1996, and one copy of a State of the City Address by Mayor Kirk dated June 7, 1999.

Ronald "Ron" Kirk (born June 27, 1954) served as mayor of Dallas, Texas, from 1995 to 2002.  Kirk also ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 2002 and was appointed the 16th United States Trade Representative, serving the Obama administration from March 18, 2009, through March 15, 2013

In 1994, Kirk worked under Texas Governor Ann Richards as Secretary of State of Texas. The following year, he ran for mayor of Dallas. Kirk was successful in his bid and became the first African American mayor of Dallas, Texas, winning 62 percent of the total vote.   In 1999, Kirk was re-elected as mayor of Dallas in a landslide with 74 percent of the vote. In 2001, Kirk resigned as mayor of Dallas to run for the U.S. Senate.  As mayor, he was preceded by Steve Bartlett and succeeded by Laura Miller.  

Organization

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Access​

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Citation

State of The City Address - Mayor Ron Kirk,1996, 1999​​ (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material

None

Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History  
Kirk, Ron  

Container List​

BoxFolder
Title, Date
11Three copies of the State of the City Address by Mayor Ron Kirk,  June 5, 1996
2One copy of the State of the City Address by Mayor Ron Kirk, June 7, 1999