20th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference

Diversity in Dallas: Turning Points

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Hall of State, Fair Park 

Free parking is available in the lot to the north of the building. Fair Park is also accessible on the DART line. 

Schedule:  
8:00am – Registration and morning refreshments  
9:00am – J. L. Long: Bringing Dallas Schools into the 20th Century by Teresa Musgrove
9:30am – Not Organizing for the Fun of It: Suffrage, War, and Dallas Women in 1918 by Melissa Prycer  
10:00am – Morning break, refreshments, and book sales  
10:30am – The South Dallas Good Samaritan Hospital: Documenting Multicultural Links at Inconceivable Moments by Vanessa Baker 
11:00am – Un vaso de agua: Water Accessibility in Early Mexican-American Neighborhoods by Priscilla Escobedo
11:30am – Break
11:45am – Panel Discussion--Leveling the Playing Field: The Impact of Williams v. Dallas on Dallas Politics, Moderator: John Slate, Panelists: Diane Ragsdale, Chris Luna, Betsey Julian, Mike Daniel
12:30pm – Adjourn 

Patron Reception 
This year’s patron reception (for $100 conference registrants) will be held on Thursday, January 24, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM 
at the Historic Aldredge House, 5500 Swiss Avenue. 
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. 

Click here for a PDF of the Conference information and Registration Form.

Online Registration has ended. 

In Person registration WILL BE available at the door on the day of the Conference.


Conference: $35
Patron (includes reception and conference): $100
Student: $20 (with photocopy of student ID)