Join us at 12 PM (noon) on the second TUESDAY of every month at the HALL OF STATE (3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210) as the DHS explores a variety of different topics about local and state history. All lectures are open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
March 12, 2013– Little Known Histories and Scandals from Dallas’ Parks
Come hear about hidden histories and stories from Dallas’ parks.
Presented by Sally Rodriguez, Author and Coordinator for Dallas Parks and Recreation
April 9, 2013– Wild Women of the West
This lecture will focus on some of Texas’ most notorious naughty ladies, bad girls and wild women.
Presented by Ann Shelton, Author and former Librarian for Dallas Public Library
May 14, 2013– Dealey Plaza, Then and Now
Judith Segura will present the history of Dealey Plaza and the renovation of the historic site for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK.
Presented by Judith Segura, Author and former President and Trustee of the Belo Foundation
June 11, 2013– Bonnie and Clyde
A presentation about those notorious outlaws from Dallas, Bonnie and Clyde.
Presented by John Neal Phillips, Author and Historian
July 9, 2013– Devout Dallas
A history of early churches in Dallas, beginning with John Neely Bryan’s arrival at the Trinity River in 1841.
Presented by Rose-Mary Rumbley, Author and Historian
August 13, 2013–JFK at 50: Preserving Dallas History
November, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. Dallas City Archivist John Slate will present an illustrated lecture on the history and contents of the John F. Kennedy Collection, comprised of records from the Dallas Police Department. Transferred to the archives in 1989, the collection contains more than 11,400 documents and photographs, including homicide reports, affidavits, witness statements, fingerprint cards and mug shots, newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Presented by John Slate, Archivist for the City of Dallas
Come see the vast and diverse history of Texas brought to life through the extensive collection of the Dallas Historical Society.
Located in the East Texas Room
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