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We hope all are enjoying the summer and staying cool.

August brings the last of our FREE Brown Bag Lectures. City Archivist, John Slate, will talk about many of the items from the city archives related to the JFK assassination.

DHS will announce the fall exhibit and 2013/2014 Tours and Lecture series in early September!

Jack Bunning
Executive Director
Dallas Historical Society

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JFK at 50: Preserving Dallas History
with City of Dallas, Archivist,
John Slate
John Slate  

John will present an illustrated lecture on the history and contents of the  John F. Kennedy Collections, comprised of records from the Dallas Police Department. 

The DHS held a special Fellows Member event at the Old Post Office and 
Courthouse at 400 N. Ervay on June 26, 2013. A panel of former law clerks of Judge Hughes told stories about the times and working with the judge.  
 The panel was moderated by Historian, Darwin Payne (author of the book the Indomitable Sarah: The Life of Sarah T. Hughes). Others on the panel included former Hughes law clerk Regina Montoya and Former Congressman, Martin Frost.  Local historian,Noah Jeppson gave brief remarks on the building's history.

Ramon and Regina
(Left to right)
DHS Chair, Margaret Keliher with Rep. Martin Frost
DHS Board Member, Jaime Ramon with Regina Montoya

Brinegar, Bumpas and Oliphant
DHS Board Members, Mary Brinegar, Diane Bumpas and 
Liz Oliphant


The event  was sponsored by: Carrington, Coleman, Soloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.

Dallas Bar Foundation    Haynes and Boone, LLP 

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP    Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank 

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

 Locke Lord LLP    McKool Smith ■ Polsinelli

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The Dallas Historical Society's members value the unique history of Dallas and Texas and believe it should be shared with others. Membership in DHS helps provide the additional funds to offer educational programs and to help preserve and build the collection of The Society. 


Your membership helps strengthen The Society and also offers you direct benefits. Members receive various discounts and previews to exhibits and events as well as special "member only" events.    


For more information on becoming a member of the DHS or to pay by credit card please Click Here or call Nora Lenhart at
(214)421-4500 ext 101.