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19th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference: Dallas on the Move

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Time : 8:00am - 12:30pm

19th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference: Dallas on the Move

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Dallas Public Library, 7th Floor

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 

Free parking is available in the underground garage located on Wood Street, which is one-way eastbound behind the library, as well as in several area surface lots. 

8:00am – Registration and morning refreshments  
9:00am – Deadly Dallas Streets: Unfortunate Incidents, Deplorable Mayhem, and Grisly Fatalities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Rusty Williams
9:30am – North Texas Electric Interurban Railways: 1902-1948 by Jeff Dunn  
10:00am – Morning break, refreshments, and book sales  
10:30am – Concurrent Sessions 
The Impact of Transportation on Historic Ethnic Neighborhoods: The Stories of Old North Dallas and La Bajada by Patricia Hicks and Juanita H. Nanez
Taking Dallas Vertical by Jay Firsching
11:00am – Concurrent Sessions 
Braniff Airways Takes Dallas to New Heights by David Preziosi 
DART Subway Planning, 1983-1989 by Laura Ostteen
11:30am – Break
11:45am – Conversation with a History Maker: George Schrader Conducted by Michael V. Hazel
12:30pm – Adjourn 

Patron Reception 
This year’s patron reception (for $100 conference registrants) will be held on Thursday, January 25, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the home of Katherine and John Henry Seale. 
Designed by architect Charles Dilbeck, the Preston Hollow home was constructed about 1935, one of several Dilbeck houses surrounding a spring-fed lake. Appetizers and wine will be served, and valet parking will be provided. Please see the registration form below for details about becoming a conference patron. 

Discounted conference tickets must be purchased by January 19th, 2018.
Conference: $35
Patron (includes reception and conference): $100  
Student: $20 (with photocopy of student ID) 

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