Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas
Legacies is a biannual publication devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas as a way to examine the many historical legacies–social, ethnic, cultural, political–which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it. Currently, Legacies is a joint publication of Dallas Heritage Village, the Dallas Historical Society, The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture, and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.
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The links below will take you to PDF files of the Subject Index and Author Index.
Call for Proposals
The 22nd Annual Legacies History Conference proposals are closed.
Legacies Dallas History Conference
The 22nd Annual Legacies History Conference will be held virtually on January 30, 2021.
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22nd Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference
Law & Order in Dallas Revisited
Saturday, January 30, 2021
In order of presentation, beginning at 9am. Exact times to be announced.
Historic Courthouses and Jails in Dallas
By Marcel Quimby
A Fun Look at Crime
By Rose-Mary Rumbley
Murder It Was: The Deaths of Two Women That Shocked Dallas in the 1910s
By Rene Schmidt
Horror in Hollywood Heights
By Teresa Musgrove
Ejected from Old Red: Black Jury Service in the Time of Jim Crow
By Ralph Cousins
The Man with Nine Lives: Herbert “The Cat” Noble
By Peter Kurilecz
Video tours of various parts of the Old Red Courthouse will be shown between presentations.
Institutional Sponsors of the 22nd Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference
African American Museum
Dallas County Historical Commission
Dallas Genealogical Society
Dallas Heritage Village
Dallas Historical Society
Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library
Dallas Municipal Archives
Dallas Woman’s Forum
DeGolyer Library (SMU)
Historic Aldredge House
Irving Archives and Museum
Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture
Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Texas State Historical Association
University of Texas at Arlington Library
William P. Elements Center for Southwest Studies (SMU)
The Sponsors of the 22nd Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference recognize and thank the Summerlee Foundation and the Joe M. and Doris R. Dealey Family Foundation for their financial support of the conference, and the Belo Foundation, A.H. Belo Corporation, and the Decherd Foundation for their twenty-two years of support for Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas & North Central Texas.
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