Dallas, Texas

September Meeting 9/5/19

September Meeting 9/5/19

Dallas City Archivist John Slate: “Lesser Known Dallas Pioneers”

This presentation is expected to be a lively discussion about Dallas County Pioneers who may not be quite as well known as the ones we usually hear about. We expect it to be interesting and enlightening!

About John Slate

John Slate is city archivist for the City of Dallas, where he has been responsible for historic city government records in the Dallas Municipal Archives since 2000. He is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists and possesses a BS from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, specializing in archival enterprise, from the same institution.

He’s written numerous articles on archives, photography, music, and Texas history and is the author or co-author of four Arcadia Images of America series books: Historic Dallas Parks, Lost Austin, Dealey Plaza, and John F. Kennedy Sites in Dallas-Fort Worth. He is co-author of Managing Local Government Archives (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016).

Location: C. C. Young – The address for C.C. Young is 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas, 75214. The room opens at 5:30, dinner begins at 6, and the program begins at 7 pm, after announcements.  Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. Cost of the dinner is $15.00 per person, and reservations need to be made by 6/3/19. To make your reservation, please call 972-260-9334.