Texas Heritage, Annual Convention 1984


THURSDAY, May 17,1984
TIME LOCATION EVENT
Khmer Foyer REGISTRATION: Hours are
Thursday, Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. Khmer Pavilion INTRODUCTION: Phil Eklof, Vice-Chairman,
Dallas Landmark Committee
WELCOME TO DALLAS:
OPENING SESSION: "The Organic City-The Relationship between
Historic Preservation and City Development"
Panel: David Braden, President, Dahl * Braden PTM; Developer,
Westend Historic District, Dallas; Jack Diamond, Senior Partner,
A.J. Diamond & Partners, Toronto, Canada, Consultant for the
City of Dallas;John Scovell, President, Woodbine Development
Corporation, Dallas.
3:00 p.m. Concurrent "Choosing Your Battles and Winning Them: Preservation and DeSession
1 velopment Issues at the Local Level"
Batik AB Panel: Ms. Ellen Bain, President, Lancaster Committee for Historic
Preservation, Lancaster; R. Gene Brooks, School of Architecture
and Environmental Design, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington;
Ms. Marty Craddock Executive Director, Historical Preservation
for Tarrant County, Dallas; Emil Moncivais, Senior
Planner for Urban Design, City of Fort Worth.
3:00 p.m. Concurrent "Paupers, Pirates, & Peerage: The How-to's of Genealogy"
Session 2 Moderator: Margaret Ann Thetford, Columnist Dallas Morning '
Cardinal AB News, Dallas.
Panel: Leo Baca, Genealogist, Author of Czech Immigration Passenger
Lists, Volume I; Lloyd Bockstruck, Archivist, Dallas Public
Library, Dallas; Kent Carter, Chief of Archives Branch, City of
Fort Worth; Ms. Robin Rader, Supervisor, Genealogy Services,
Texas State Library, Austin.
4:15 p.m. Fleur de Lis AB "The Co-Existence of Preservation and Progress-The Dallas Story"
Moderator: Ms. Lyn Dunsavage, Editor, Dallas Downtown News,
Dallas.
Panel: Ms. Mary Ellen Degnan, Board member, Dallas Area Rapid
Transit System; Trustee-President Elect, Historic Preservation
League of Dallas; Don Hicks, Former Mayor Pro Tern of Dallas,
Board of Directors, Historic Preservation League of Dallas; Ms.
Dorothy Savage, Founder and Past-President, Historic Preservation
League of Dallas; Michael Stevens, Urban Planner, City of
Dallas.
6:30- Grand TEXAS BUSINESS HALL OF FAME Reception
7:30 p.m. Ballroom Texas Historical Foundation Convention attendees are invited to
attend the reception and meet this year's Texas Business Hall of
Fame honorees. Please see registration form.
7:30 p.m. Grand TEXAS BUSINESS HALL OF FAME Banquet
Ballroom Banquet reservations may be made through the Foundation. Please
see registration form.
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1984
TIME LOCATION EVENT
Khmer Foyer Registration continues.

Boyd Mooney, Attorney-at-law
Fred Wendorf, Faculty, Department
of Anthropology, Southern
Methodist University and
former member of the Texas
Antiquities Committee.
Michael Yardley, Assistant Professor,
School of Architecture
and Environmental Design,
University of Texas, Arlington

Facade Easements
Texas Antiquities Committee
Dominant Architectural Styles in
Texas.

10:00- Cardinal AB
11:00 a.m. Concurrent
Session 4
11:30 a.m. Monet

"Your Future Deserves a Past: Recording Local Histories"
Panel Members: Dr. Fred Tarpley, Professor, East Texas State University,
Commerce; author ofJefferson: Riverport to the Southwest;
Mrs. Homer Meisenheimer, Treasurer, Jefferson Carnegie
Library Board; Member, Jefferson Historical Society; Mrs. W. S.
Terry, Past Chairman of Marion County Historical Commission
General Chairman for Restoration of Excelsior Hotel.
LUNCHEON SESSION
Presiding: J. P. BryanJr., President, Texas Historical Foundation.
Guest Speaker: Raiford Stripling: "Texas-A Sense of Place, A
Spirit of Independence"
Special honored guests: Jefferson Junior Historians; Mr. David Robertson,
Sponsor.

1:30 p.m. Inverness "Uncovering the Past: A Bare Bones Approach to Archeology"

Speakers
Robert Mallouf, State Archeologist,
Texas Historical Commission,
Austin
Jim Bruseth, Archeology Research
Program, Southern
Methodist University, Dallas
Randall Moir, Archeology Research
Program, Southern
Methodist University, Dallas
Larry Banks, Southwest Division
Archeologist, U.S. Corps
of Engineers, Dallas

Topics
Primer on Archeology/State
Involvement
Richland-Chambers Project, Prehistoric
discoveries
Richland-Chambers Project, Historic
discoveries
Federal Involvement

3:00 p.m. Cardinal
5:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Monet

"Tell Me A Story and I'll Pass It Along,. The Values and Methods of
Collecting Oral Histories."
Panel: Dr. James Conrad, University Archivist, East Texas State
University, Commerce; Ms. RebeccaJimenez, Baylor University
Institute for Oral History, Waco; Dr. Estelle Owens, History Department,
Wayland Baptist University, Plainview; Dr. Gerald
Saxon, Oral Historian, Dallas Public Library, Dallas
TOUR-Historic Dallas
Visit the Westend Historic District and Swiss Avenue, one of the
most unique examples of early Twentieth Century architecture in
existence today. To sign up, see registration form.
AWARDS DINNER AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Presiding: J. P. BryanJr., President, Texas Historical Foundation
Guest Speaker: J. Evetts Haley: "The Cowboy's Philosophy as Reflected
in His Anecdotes"

9:00 a.m. Khmer Pavilion
10:00- Concurrent
5:00 p.m. Session 3
Batik AB

"Lifeline or Anchor? How State Historical Organizations Respond
to Local Needs"
Moderator: Ms. Lynn Bobbitt, President, San Antonio Conservation
Society
Panel: Dr. Tuffly Ellis, Director, Texas State Historical Association,
Austin; Randy Lee, Director, Texas Sesquicentennial Commission,
Austin; Ms. Amanda Stover, Executive Director, Texas Association
of Museums, Austin; Mr. Curtis Tunnell, Executive Director,
Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
"Making Historic Preservation Work: Tools, Techniques, and Targets"
-A Mini-conference presented by the Preservation Center of
North Texas, Inc.

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 1984
TIME LOCATION EVENT

8:00 a.m. Khmer Foyer
9:00 a.m. Khmer Pavilion
10:30 a.m. Batik
12:00 p.m. Khmer Pavilion
1:30 p.m.

Registration continues
"The Lone Star and the Silver Screen"
Introduction: G. William Jones, Professor of Cinema; Director of
Southwest Film and Video Archives, Southern Methodist University,
Dallas.
A newly recovered Texas film, MARCHING ON, concerning the
black experience during World War II, will be shown. This film,
along with many others was recently discovered in a warehouse in
Tyler, Texas. The discoveries have been the subject of national media
coverage including Time Magazine and ABC's Nightline with
Ted KoppeL
"Mail Bags & Money Bags: A Guide To Fundraising for Historic
Organizations"
Panel: Mr.Jamie Clements, THF Account Representative, Karl
Rove & Company, Austin; Mr. Karl Rove, President, Karl Rove &
Company, Austin; Ms. Karen Fagg, Grants Information Services,
Dallas Public Library, Dallas; Ms. Sharon Herferth, Grants Information
Services, Dallas Public Library, Dallas.
LUNCHEON SESSION
Announcement of the 1984-1985 Officers and Board Appointments
of the Texas Historical Foundation
Presiding: J. P. Bryan.,Jr., President, Texas Historical Foundation
Guest Speaker: Mr. Ron Stone: "Does Anybody Care But Us?"
TOUR-Old City Park
Old City Park is a museum of architectural and cultural history
located in downtown Dallas. Working artisans will be demonstrating
their crafts during the tour. To sign up please see registration form.

Speakers
Dennis Allen, CPA, Dallas
Kenneth A. Breisch, Ph.D.,
Texas Historical Commission,
Austin
R. Gene Brooks, Associate Professor,
School of Architecture
and Environmental Design,
University of Texas at
Arlington
Richard Ferrier, Assistant
Dean, School of Architecture
and Environmental Design,
University of Texas at
Arlington
James Hengstenberg, Project
Director for Pinnacle Group
Alan Mason, Preservation Planning
Consultant, Dallas

Topics
1981 Tax Recovery Act and its
application to historic
preservation.
National Register Program
Municipal Tax Incentives
Facade Easements
Architectural Styles and Details
Perspective of the Developer
Historic Zoning and Landmark
Committees

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