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This SMU Exhibit Is Celebrating the Woman Who Shaped Neiman Marcus

Although Carrie Marcus Neiman was too often overshadowed by the men in her life, this exhibit and a new book are telling her story.
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Early Influencer: Sarah Horton Cockrell

The founding mother of Dallas was one of the city's first millionaires.
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Early Influencers: Herbert Marcus

After moving to Texas from Kentucky, he and his family disrupted retail by focusing on high-quality, ready-to-wear clothing, versus couture.
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Early Influencers: Mary Kay Ash

The founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics became one of the country’s most influential female entrepreneurs.

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The 1897 Battle of the Trinity Bridge Jumpers

When a New Yorker tried to raise money to jump off the Commerce Street bridge into the Trinity, a local was "determined that the honor of Dallas should be upheld."
By Paula Bosse