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Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas
Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas
Nov 1 2017 – Jan 2 2018 all-day
Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas (November 4, 2017 – January 2, 2018) Based on the book Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas and on an earlier exhibition of the[...]
Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island
Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island @ Dallas Historical Society - Hall of State
Nov 1 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
As a major gateway for immigration, Galveston Island was the port of entry for hundreds of thousands of people coming to America from 1845 to 1924. Forgotten Gateway considers the importance of place in the[...]
The War on Two Fronts: Texas heroes of the First World War
The War on Two Fronts: Texas heroes of the First World War
Nov 2 2017 – Aug 5 2018 all-day
The War on Two Fronts: Texas heroes of the First World War
The War on Two Fronts: Texas heroes of the First World War   African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Women all served honorably in the armed forces and at home during WWI. While they all had[...]
Battle of Galveston
Battle of Galveston
Jan 1 all-day
1 January 1863 — After several weeks of Federal occupation of Texas’ most important seaport, the Battle of Galveston restored the island to Texas control for remainder of Civil War.
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Old Three Hundred
Old Three Hundred
Jan 3 all-day
January 3, 1823 – After a period of governmental confusion following independence, Mexican officials approve Austin’s plan to bring three hundred families into his colony. This group becomes known as the “Old Three Hundred.”
Stephen F Austin received land grant.
Stephen F Austin received land grant.
Jan 3 all-day
3 January 1823 — Stephen F. Austin received a grant from the Mexican government and began colonization in the region of the Brazos River.
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DHS places advertisement
DHS places advertisement
Jan 5 all-day
January 5, 1923  Classified advertisement placed in the Dallas Morning News to hire a Research Secretary for the Dallas Historical Society…position never filled.
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Spindletop!
Spindletop!
Jan 10 all-day
10 January 1901 — The discovery of “black gold” at the Spindletop oil field near Beaumont launched Texas into a century of oil exploration, electronics, and manned space travel.
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National Thesaurus Day
National Thesaurus Day
Jan 18 all-day
Celebrate Thesaurus Day by breaking out a Thesaurus! Simple as that! Look into it and find all your favorite words and see if you can find a few new favorites by reading through ones that[...]
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Dallas in the Time of MLK
Dallas in the Time of MLK @ Dallas Historical Society - Hall of State
Jan 22 – Mar 31 all-day
Drawing on the collections of the DHS and private individuals the Dallas Historical Society will examine the birth of the Civil Rights movement in Texas and its relationship to the nationwide movement focusing on the[...]
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