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By Kay McCasland Threadgill, Larenda Lyles Roberts

Dallas. imagine the notice, and think the strong vastness, the unending legends, wrapped in a spirit of innovation that formed the yankee frontier. This spirit prospers this present day in a single of the world's favourite towns.    From the lone rancher staring at throughout flat terrain to the entrepreneur searching of a tower of darkish glass and glistening metal, Dallas has come to symbolize America's maverick urban. Dallas is greater, brasher, and glitzier than different towns and happy with it. you do not have to be well-bred or well-educated to make it in Dallas, yet you do must be courageous. If it truly is new and diverse, Dallas will try out it.    In a trifling 5 generations, Dallas sprang from a small team of primitive cabins on a muddy riverbank to an incredible, sprawling urban of skyscrapers and smooth workplaces that upward thrust out of the prairie like a high-tech mirage, noticeable for miles. It has usually been stated that the folk who settled this region often called "Dallas" pulled themselves up by means of their very own bootstraps.    definitely, it was once no coincidence that the 2 significant railroads crossed right here within the 1800s and that Dallas, with none oil fields of its personal, controlled to develop into the monetary middle of the Southwest, producing cash for oil exploration and improvement of the enormous petroleum undefined. Likewise, it was once now not unintentionally that Dallas grew to become an incredible aviation hub with the second one busiest airport on the earth, the Dallas/Fort worthy overseas Airport, supplying tourists with three-hour connections to any urban within the continental U.S.   With goals of greatness, the boys and ladies of Dallas visualized the long run. They struggled, fought, and labored, risking their lives and fortunes. usually of their battles, they misplaced and failed, yet even in defeat, they by no means gave up their imaginative and prescient of a good urban during this uncooked, untamed land referred to as Dallas, Texas.

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Her hair was "marcelled" (waved), and her fingernails polished. Clyde was buried in Western Heights Cemetery in Dallas. Bonnie Parker was buried in Fishtrap Cemetery in West Dallas but later was moved to Crown Hill Memorial Park, near Love Field.

Routh Street Cafe 173 10. D Magazine 174 Section V The Sports Page 177 1. Da BoyzThose Incredible Dallas Cowboys 177 2. Those Equally Incredible Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. 191 3. Texas RangersBaseball, Not Law 195 4. Nolan RyanThe Legend Lives On 200 5. BasketballFrom Diamonds to Mavericks 205 6. Of Ice Hockey and Dallas Stars 210 7. Cotton Bowl 213 8. Racing: Horses and Horsepower 214 Section VI Dallas No-No's: Twelve Things You Should Never Do in Dallas 219 Section VII Amazing Dallas Trivia: Twenty Little-Known Facts About the Big D 223 Section VIII Why Is That?

None of the above; developer Ray Hunt merely liked the name Page x 5. Why is there an ongoing feud between Dallas and Fort Worth? A. Because Fort Worth says Dallas is a snooty town B. Because Dallas says Fort Worth is nothing but a big cowtown C. Because Fort Worth has better art museums than Dallas D. Because Dallas beat Fort Worth in a football game in 1891 E. All of the above 6. Why were 20,000 people jamming the streets of Dallas in the last week of May 1934? A. To watch the Rodeo parade B.

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