History

Picture taken in the early 30s (between 1932 and 1934) of notorious robbery partners Bonnie Parker (R) and W.D. Jones, well know as part of Bonnie and Clyde, who robbed and murdered in the United States during two years until they were shot dead at a police road-block in Louisiana in 1934. (Photo AFP/GettyImages)

Rockwall’s Checkered History

Rockwall may be up-and-coming….but about 70 years ago Rockwall County seemed to attract some of the bigger names in crime.

07/17/2015

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Dallas Preserving City History In New Archive Vault

Wednesday city leaders cut the ribbon on a new archive vault, located deep inside Dallas City Hall. The facility is designed to shield the city’s most important records from the ravages of time.

CBS 11–04/15/2015

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Education History Preserved – Thanks To One North Texan

By the time Raymond George of Weatherford became obsessed with the future of his childhood school—it had already fallen on hard times. But, the Mt. Pleasant Colored School still had lessons to teach.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

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New Report Documents History Of American Lynchings

The Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.

CBS 11–02/10/2015

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Study Shows Erosion Of Alamo Facade

A study by a team of Texas A&M architecture researchers employing lasers and digital images shows the iconic west facade of the Alamo in downtown San Antonio is slowly eroding.

02/09/2015

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Football And Frostbite: Remembering The 1967 Ice Bowl

Simply dubbed the Ice Bowl, those who participated in Cowboys-Packers that day at Lambeau Field still shiver when talking about it.

01/08/2015

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Texas Trying To Approve New Textbooks Again

A Texas panel is again attempting to approve new history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across America’s second largest state.

11/21/2014

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State Board Mulls New History Textbooks

The State Board of Education is set for a potentially fiery preliminary vote on more than 100 history and social studies textbooks up for approval for classroom use.

11/18/2014

Phil Collins walks the green carpet for the premiere of the musical "Tarzan" at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins Alamo Artifacts To Arrive In Texas

Pop star Phil Collins is to be honored as a hero of the Alamo as he hands over his vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.

10/28/2014

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Storm Debris Discovery Reveals 100+ Years Of North Texas History

A storm that roared through Arlington earlier this month had winds high enough to turn over vehicles, rip off roofs, and tear trees out of the ground. Now one of those trees is at the center of a research project.

CBSDFW.COM–10/21/2014

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A Look Back At The History Of Dallas Love Field

Few people may realize Dallas Love Field is 97 years old this month.

10/10/2014

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City Leaders Prompted Into Action Over Downtown Demolitions

The sudden demolition of several properties in Dallas is prompting city leaders to take action. While old buildings have recently come crashing down on Main Street, one group has set out to protect other properties from the same fate.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

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