The mission of the Dallas Historical Society is to preserve artifacts and information about Dallas and Texas history to teach and inspire current and future generations. It’s a treasure trove of information, history, and the chance to learn something new. You can take advantage of the work this organization has done right from the comfort of our Dallas apartments through the Historical Society’s online collections.
Online Collections Database
Browse through hundreds of archival images from political cartoons to photographs from the early 1900s using the Historical Society’s online collections database. Discover what your community used to look like a hundred years ago, and how it changed with each coming decade. The database also has advanced search options if you’re looking for something in particular. This is a great way to dive into the past with real artifacts.
The Dallas Historical Society’s YouTube channel has videos that will guide you through certain aspects of Dallas history. Learn about historic Texas baseball, the Civil Rights Movement in Dallas, the city’s participation in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, and more. Videos range from a few minutes to over an hour, so no matter how much time you have, you can learn a bit of Dallas history.
Exhibits include photos, videos, and stories from Dallas’ history. Online exhibits make it really easy to experience history right from home, and they’re completely free to attend. Learn about the history of Dallas hospitals or Texas cinema. Whether you’re new to the city or have lived here your whole life, you will definitely learn something new and fascinating about Dallas.
If you’re looking for more ways to stay entertained at home, check out local yoga studios offering online classes. Dallas is a wonderful place of culture and history, and we’d love to make it your new home. For more information on our luxury Dallas apartments, or to schedule a tour, contact us.