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Dallas Morning News Historical Archive

Primary source information on Texas, the U.S. and the world
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Offering nearly 100 years of archives from one of the nation?s leading metropolitan dailies, the Dallas Morning News Historical Archive provides students and teachers with unique perspectives, authoritative reporting and comprehensive coverage of the people, news and events that made history?both around the corner and across the globe.

Eyewitness accounts of the past
Featuring complete reproductions of each issue of this renowned newspaper from 1885 to 1977, the Dallas Morning News Historical Archive provides staff-written news articles; advertisements; editorials; birth, marriage and death notices; and much more. It offers fi rst-hand accounts of the discovery of ?black gold? at Spindletop, 20th century oil exploration, electronic innovations and the dawn of the Space Age. Also addressed in vivid detail are the devastating effects of the Dust Bowl, the birth of the nation?s fi rst high school football team, the election of the state?s fi rst female governor, border disputes, World Wars I and II, the Kennedy assassination and much more.

Ideal for teaching and studying history, civics and more
The primary source information found in the Dallas Morning News Historical Archive fosters independent research skills and helps students think critically as well as track trends, issues and events. It also provides a valuable foundation for the study of government; politics; language arts; and local, state, national and even international history. Additionally, NewsBank?s powerful search engine and intuitive interface enable students and teachers alike to quickly and easily retrieve relevant information for classroom and homework assignments, research papers and lesson plans.

For more information, contact a NewsBank representative by calling 800.762.8182 or emailing

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