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Growing up, Frances Gonzalez knew her grandfather as just her grandfather—a strong man fiercely dedicated to his family and capable of fixing just about anything. But the old pictures tucked away in her mother’s dresser drawer showed another part of his lif...

Joe M. Nanez’s family found out he died in World War II when they saw him killed on a Dallas movie theater screen. His brother-in-law, Regulo Vasquez, saw i t on a newsreel after a film as a teenager. He stayed for the next showing and watched the film again, waiting t...

8/8/2015

The loss of Sam Moreno means Dallas has lost another member of the "Dirty Dozen", that 60s-70s group of Mexican American civic leaders who helped open Dallas' political doors when the establishment leaders were trying to hold the doors closed. Dallas will miss the lead...

7/25/2015

In 2015 , DMAHL will honor the long and proud history of military service among Mexican American residents of Dallas, Texas, from World War 1 to present day. In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the final pull-out of Vietnam, we will have a special feature on Vi...

 

 

The Dallas Historical Society has announced the 2013 winners of its Awards for Excellence in Community Service.

 

This year’s event at the Fairmont Dallas will be chaired by the mother-daughter team of Peggy Carr and Catherine Carr. Honorary chairs for the Nov.12 lunch...

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