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How Leo F. Corrigan Helped Shape the Dallas Skyline

The commercial real estate pioneer built a diversified portfolio to become one of the country’s largest landlords, with holdings valued at $7.6 billion in today’s dollars.
By and How Leo F. Corrigan Helped Shape the Dallas Skyline Sara Rushing
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Dallas’ First Football Champ: The Dallas Texans

Lamar Hunt’s dream of owning a sports team would eventually lead to Dallas’ American Football League franchise—and a whole lot more.
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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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Ela Hockaday Was Dallas’ First Headmistress

She gave young women a chance at education even before women were allowed to vote.
By Catherine Rosas

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The Legacy of La Réunion Still Lives on in Dallas Today

In the mid 19th century, European settlers with the dream of creating a utopian socialist commune changed the landscape of Dallas.
By Shefali Konda
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Early Influencer: Dallas’ Mexican-American Trailblazer

Adelfa Botello Callejo came from segregated schools in South Texas to be the first Hispanic woman to graduate from law school at SMU.
By Maria Lawson
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Early Influencer: Texas’ Original Farming Guru Colonel Henry Exall

He was once referred to as "“one of the greatest—if not the greatest—teacher of practical agriculture this country has ever known.” 
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Early Influencers: The First Lady of Dallas Civil Rights

Juanita Craft was the first Black woman to vote in a Dallas County public election and went on to serve on the city council.
By Mariah Terry
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Early Influencers: The Man Who Invented the World’s First Frozen Margarita

40 years ago, Mariano Martinez adapted a soft serve ice cream machine to invent the refreshing adult beverage.
By Chance Townsend