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.