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This exhibit focuses on the Texas Negro Peace Officers Association, now known as the Texas Peace Officers Association, an organization formed in 1935 by African-Americans in South Texas to promote racial equity in law enforcement. All of the items displayed document the association's Tenth Annual Convention held in San Antonio, Texas on September 18-19, 1945.
The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture sees thousands of students, Grades K-12, each year. Students walk through history while learning about the people, stories, and events that shaped the cities and towns that call Dallas County home. The museum places Dallas County in the national stories of early settlement, immigration, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World Wars, and the technology...