Flashback : Dallas

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Christmastime at Booker T. Washington High School — 1950s

Decorating, celebrating, and volunteering.

Ernie Banks: From Booker T. Washington High School to the Baseball Hall of Fame to the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Legendary baseball player Ernie Banks may be “Mr. Cub,” but he started out as a star athlete at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas.

African-American Businesses and Notable Dallasites — 1930

Photos and ads of singers, undertakers, a hotel, and a clinic.

Black Churches in Dallas — 1930

Photos of African American churches active in the 1930s.

Black Schools in Dallas — 1930

Photos of six schools in segregated Dallas for African American children.

Dallas Football Through the Decades

Random images of football being enjoyed in Big D over the decades.

Movie Houses Serving Black Dallas — 1919-1922

“Operated by Colored folks *for* Colored folks.”

Dallas High School Football, 1909-Style

High school football, 1909-style.

Jordan Moore

A handful of photographs gives us a glimpse into an ordinary man’s life in Dallas.