Monthly Archives: June 2011

My aunt told me that my great grandmother was American Indian – maybe Cherokee. Can you help me find records that would prove this?

The Genealogy Section has the Dawes Rolls, which list all the members of the Five Civilized Tribes who registered in Oklahoma around 1900. We also have the 1900 Oklahoma Indian Territory Census, which may show tribal affiliation if the person … Continue reading

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Linked-In Wednesday: Autodesk Homestyler

Remodeling the kitchen? Planning an addition to your house? Designing the perfect master bedroom? Then you might want to take a look at Autodesk Homestyler. Autodesk Homestyler’s free floor plan software allows you to design your space, decorate it, and … Continue reading

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Book Review:The Year of Ice by Brian Malloy

As a librarian and college English major, I dread the inevitable question, “What’s the BEST book you’ve ever read?” Over the years, I’ve come to prefer the word “memorable” instead. The handful of titles I periodically re-read is small but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winter and Night by S. J. Rozan

Fans of hard-nosed mystery series caught on early that S. J. Rozan was the real thing. Since the mid 90’s she’s been giving us the adventures of two unlikely private investigators, Bill Smith and Lydia Chin. Smith is older, street … Continue reading

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Q&A: I want to start a small business. Can the library help?

Dallas Public Library’s Business & Technology Division houses a small business collection of books covering all facets of starting a small business, covering such topics as researching a new business idea, creating a business plan, obtaining financing, setting up an … Continue reading

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