A Texas businessman bought his first samurai armor about 20 years ago, the beginning of one of the most significant private collections in the world. Part of that collection is on an international tour that opened this month at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.
The country is still celebrating the Beatles, 50 years after The Fabulous Four first rocked America. But for Mark Naboshek of Dallas, the band plays on year-round inside his own Beatles room.
As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.
Some civil rights movement history was going up for auction Thursday in New York City. Papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. were being sold by Maude Ballou, 88, who worked as King’s secretary from 1955 to 1960.
Fireworks are illegal in the City of Fort Worth – but city officials will ask no questions when the Fire Department hosts a Fireworks & Ammunition Collection Event later this month.