Our 1st participant of the DFW Archives Bazaar at the Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park are our friends at the Dallas Municipal Archives! Archivists John Slate and Kristi Nedderman preserve the history of the City of Dallas – City Hall and would love to talk to you about the history of this great city.

To learn a little about the 1st DFW Archives Bazaar participant, the Dallas Municipal Archives, We spoke with City Archivist John Slate and asked him a few questions!

So what does the Dallas Municipal Archives do?

“The Dallas Municipal Archives helps preserve local history and provide guidance for people to care for their own family treasures.”

What do you hope people get from the DFW Archives Bazaar?

“We hope you’ll gain fresh insight into what archives are and why they are important to society.”

Why are archives important to the City of Dallas?

“In the City of Dallas, archives and records protect the rights of citizens, offer invaluable historical materials for scholars and researchers, and promote transparency in local government.”

Learn more about the Dallas Municipal Archives by visiting their booth at the DFW Archives Bazaar at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 1-5pm. See you there!

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