Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference: The Unusual Side of Dallas
|January 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm||Deadline for early registration discount|
Come join us for the 15th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference at The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on Saturday, January 25th, 2014!
The current headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is located at 2200 N. Pearl Street, on the northeast corner of Pearl and Woodall Rodgers Expressway.
8:00 - Registration and morning refreshments
9:00 - How Dallas Became a Federal Reserve Regional Headquarters
by Princeton Williams
9:30 - Virginia K. Johnson and the Dallas Rescue Home for "Erring Women"
by Jane Lenz Elder
10:00 - Neighborhood Heroes of the Cedars
by Evelyn Montgomery, Ph. D.
10:30 - Morning break, refreshments, book sales
11:00 - Cossette Faust Newton's Garden Ship of Dreams
by Cynthia Shearer
11:30 - General Edwin A. Walker
by Adrienne Caughfield, Ph. D.
12:00 - Opportunity to tour the new exhibit on the Federal Reserve System
12:30 - Adjourn
This year's Patron Reception (for $100 conference registrants), from 6 to 7:30 pm, Friday, January 24th, will be held at the historic Caruth Homeplace, 5556 Caruth Haven Lane. Constructed in the 1870s and remodeled in the 1930s, the mansion has been sensitively restored by the Communities Foundation of Texas. Conference patrons will have an opportunity to meet and visit with the conference speakers as well as representatives of the sponsoring organizations. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
2200 N. Pearl Street
A secure parking lot is accessible from Thomas Street, on the north side of the building. After checking in at the registration table in the lobby, conference guests will need to pass through security before taking the elevator to the second floor, where morning refreshments will be served and where the conference will take place. Please allow a little extra time.
For more information, please call (214) 413-3665.