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Meet Stephanie Drenka, the Woman Shining a Spotlight on Local Asian American History

This spring, Drenka cofounded the Dallas Asian American Historical Society, which preserves and highlights the stories and legacy of the city’s AAPI community.
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Saying Goodbye to a Preston Hollow Landmark

Everyone in the neighborhood knew the Glendora house with all the roses.
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Tales from the Dallas History Archives: The J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Turns 40

Downtown’s Central Library celebrates 40 years since it opened. The facility was the only major library in the world to have its entire card catalog on a computer.
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Dig Dallas History? Kevin Costner Has an App for That.

HearHere knows where you are and tells you secrets about your surroundings.
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In Honor of Women’s History Month, Meet Our City’s Audacious Forces of Nature

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are publishing our story about 78 women who make Dallas great.

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Saying Goodbye to D Magazine with a Reflection on the Life of an Obscure Botanist

Much of what I have learned writing about Dallas these past 12 years can be summed up in the story of Julien Reverchon, one of the many misunderstood misfits who make this city great.
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Scottish Rite for Children: A Century of Healing

What began as a hospital to treat polio has expanded to become a cutting-edge orthopedic powerhouse.
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How Paul Quinn College Put History on Its Basketball Court

How Paul Quinn College, the state’s oldest HBCU, is using a unique canvas to tell the story of its university and the history of the people it serves.
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Tracing What Came Before and After Roe v. Wade

Journalist Joshua Prager used a simple question to form the basis of his new book, The Family Roe: An American Story : what happened to the baby at the center of the case?
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The Untold Dallas Origins of Roe v. Wade

An excerpt from a new book traces the role North Texas played in one of the most controversial rulings in Supreme Court history.
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