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Sources Page

The success of this project would not have been possible without the resources of the following:

Dallas Public Library

Reference Books found on the 8th Floor Genealogy Section:

"History of the Old Cemetery: City-Masonic-Odd Fellows" by Willie Flowers Carlisle, 1948

"Dallas Pioneer Park Cemetery" by Willie Flowers Carlisle, Revised Edition by James Butler Bonham Chapter of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1994

"Dallas: An Illustrated History" by Darwin Payne, 1982

Proud Heritage

Collected Works found on the 7th Floor Dallas & Texas History Section:

Conger Cemetery Studies

Dallas Times Herald & Dallas Morning News clippings & photocopies

Numerous miscellaneous other papers of historical significance regarding the cemetery in the Library's Vertical Files.

Online article-Dallas Morning News "1857: Pioneer Park Cemetery. Downtown's growth threatened resting place for those who helped cultivate city" by Walt Zirko

Dallas Historical Society

Old Red Foundation

Dallas Pioneer Association




Project Designer: Julia D. Quinteros de Hernandez
September 1, 2006