The Texas/Dallas History and Archives department is a proud sponsor and partner of the annual Legacies Dallas History Conference.
The 14th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference is being held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dallas Historical Society in the Hall of State at Dallas’ Fair Park. This year the theme is Transforming Dallas. It will include the following lectures:
- The Coming of the Railroads to Dallas (Presented by Thomas H. Smith, Ph.D.)
The Founding of Highland Park (Presented by Pierce Allman)
- Modernism Comes to Dallas: The Work of Howard R. Meyer (Presented by Jann Patterson Mackey, Ph.D.)
- A Quiet Force: How Sam Bloom Shaped the Public Response to Integration in Dallas (Presented by Carol Roark)
- Memories from DealeyPlaza, Panel Discussion with Eyewitnesses to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy: Bill and Gayle Newman, Pierce Allman, and Rickey Chism (Moderated by Stephen Fagin, Associate Curator of The SixthFloorMuseum at DealeyPlaza
Registration is available online at dallasheritagevillage.org or call 214-413-3665 for more information. A free brochure detailing the conference is available on the seventh floor of the Dallas Public Library in the Texas and Dallas History Collection.