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Clifton Church's Central Business District -- ca. 1894

Main Street looking west, toward a ghostly courthouse (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

These three photographs were taken by prominent Dallas photographer Clifton Church, probably in 1893 or 1894. 427 more words

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Gay Activism in Dallas and the Fight for Equality

Dallas’ first gay pride march, June 24, 1972 (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Today’s historic ruling by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of marriage equality comes after decades of civil rights activism from the LBGT community. 290 more words

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Santa Fe Railroad Ads: "Main Line to Progress" -- 1955

Magnolia Petroleum Co. ad (detail), 1955 (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

In the previous post, “White Rock Station,” I wrote about the opening of a new passenger depot that had been built to serve suburban travelers along the new stretch of Santa Fe track laid between Dallas and Denton in 1955, opening up direct through-travel to Chicago. 259 more words

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White Rock Station

White Rock Station, June 24, 1968 (click for larger image) © Glen Brewer

by Paula Bosse

The White Rock passenger station — the Santa Fe railroad’s first suburban train depot built in the Southwest — opened in December, 1955 on Jupiter Road, about a quarter of a mile south of Kingsley (located mere… 785 more words

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The Magnolia Building at Night

©ExxonMobil

by Paula Bosse

Dallas noir.

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Undated photo, from the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History; viewable here.

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Beauty in Death: A Photo Essay

BY MANNIE AVILA

Artist’s Statement

My older brother Robert, got me into photography. I used photography as an escape from all my troubles. I was struggling with depression, anger management, self-harm, and substance abuse as a result of my depression. 188 more words

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