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Apr. 11 | 6:30 PM

An Evening With! Dr. Richard McCaslin

Texas Ranger Captain William L. Wright

Dr. Richard B. McCaslin will relate the life and career of Texas Ranger Captain William L. Wright. Dr. McCaslin is the Director of Publications for the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), retired as the TSHA Professor of Texas History at the University of North Texas, and is the author or editor of nineteen books, eight of which received awards. The University of North Texas Press published his biography of Wright in 2021.

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Apr. 23 | 12:00 PM

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture with Don Baynham

Mrs. Exall and Mr. Carnegie: How the Free Public Library Came to Dallas

Don Baynham will describe how Dallas got two Carnegie Libraries and lost them. Baynham retired after a 45-year career with Dallas College. Long interested in history, he has served as Board Chairman of the Dallas Historical Society, Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, and the Dallas County Historical Commission. He is a current trustee of Old City Park, a board member of Legacy Dallas: The Virtual Museum of Dallas County History, and a Life Trustee of the Dallas County Heritage Society.

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Belmont Village Senior Living is designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities. Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation, and social activities.

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May 14 | 12:00 PM

Brown Bag Lecture with Dr. Richard McCaslin

Pompeo Coppini: Defining the Historic Landscape of Texas

Dr. McCaslin will recount the life of sculptor Pompeo Coppini. During a career in the United States that spanned sixty years, Coppini created over 230 sculptures, including the six imposing statues in the Hall of Heroes at the Hall of State. Dr. McCaslin is the Director of Publications for the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), retired as the TSHA Professor of Texas History at the University of North Texas, and is the author or editor of nineteen books, eight of which received awards.

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This lecture series supported by:

Belmont Village Senior Living is designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities. Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation, and social activities.

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May 23 | 6:30 PM

An Evening With! Dr. Jody Edward Ginn

90th Anniversary of the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush

Dr. Jody Edward Ginn will explore the careers of the notorious outlaw couple, emphasizing the impact of their crimes on the victims and families affected by their crime spree. Dr. Jody Edward Ginn is a former law enforcement investigator/administrator and U.S. Army veteran who has worked for over two decades as a public historian. He is the author of Palmito Ranch: From Civil War Battlefield to National Historic Landmark and East Texas Troubles: The Allred Rangers’ Cleanup of San Augustine.

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June 6 | 6:30 PM

An Evening With! Dr. Terrance Furgerson

The Dallas Story: The North American Aviation Plant and Industrial Mobilization during World War II

Dr. Furgerson will examine the aviation factory operated by the North American Aviation (NAA) company in Dallas. He will explore the factory’s construction and opening, operation, relations with the local community, and closure at the war’s end. Furgerson is a professor of history at Collin College, near Dallas, Texas. He holds a doctorate from the University of North Texas, with a concentration in American military history.

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June 11 | 12:00 PM

Brown Bag Lecture with Rusty Williams

Texas, Loud, Proud, and Brash

Writer-historian Rusty Williams will share more stories from his most recent book, Texas, Loud, Proud, and Brash. Williams is the author of five nonfiction books and numerous magazine and journal articles. A former newspaper person, Rusty has written for the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and the Associated Press.

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Belmont Village Senior Living is designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities. Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation, and social activities.

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July 9 | 12:00 PM

Brown Bag Lecture with Texas Ranger Lee Young

Texas Rangers and the Service of the Seminole Indian Scouts in Texas

Retired Texas Ranger Lee Young will discuss his 29-year career as a Texas law enforcement officer and the history of the Absentee Seminole Tribe of Texas. A descendant of Seminoles who fled to Mexico in 1850 to protect their freedom. His Great-Great-Grandfather, Sgt. John Ward, a Seminole Indian Scout, was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1875. This heritage has allowed Lee to bring the history, life, and accomplishments of the Seminole Indian Scouts and Texas Rangers into classrooms, cultural centers, service organizations, and professional organizations.

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This lecture series supported by:

Belmont Village Senior Living is designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities. Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation, and social activities.

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July 11 | 6:30 PM

An Evening With! Photographer Ron St. Angelo

The Life and Art of Photographer Ron St. Angelo

Photographer Ron St. Angelo will present a retrospective of his life and career. A lifelong Texan, St. Angelo has had photographs published in countless books and magazines during his thirty-year association with the Dallas Cowboys. A US Navy Veteran, St. Angelo served two tours of duty in Vietnam. In addition to his work for the Cowboys, he has worked for the Diocese of Dallas and won numerous awards and accolades throughout his career.

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