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This Day in Texas History (redux)

This Day in Texas History (redux): <but wait… There’s More!> February 02, … 1947: Actress and model, Farrah Fawcett is born in Corpus Christi.                       1856: The Texas legislature grants Dallas a town charter. Dr. Samuel Pryor, elected the first mayor, headed a town government…
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1/15/2013 Daily Image: Dallas Confederate Monument

Not many people know this Confederate Monument exists. Let alone that it is right next to the Convention Center in Pioneer Cemetery. The other thing most people don’t know is that there is a Confederate Cemetery on MLK Blvd in South Dallas. Am I the only one who finds that ironic?… Find this fascinating monument…
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1/14/2013 Daily Image: State Fair Cafeteria

On page 44 of Texas As I See It Volume I, this is the view you would get it you were sleeping on one of the dining tables in the Texas State Fair cafeteria.  While waiting for my wife in the cafeteria, I became mesmerized by the repeating images of the Coca-Cola-themed tables and benches…
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1/13/2013 Daily Image: Dallas Skyline

On page 152-153 of Texas As I See It is my version of the Dallas skyline.  I knew I needed a shot of the Dallas skyline for the book, but felt it was much more dramatic at night.  So one evening in the Fall of 2010, I made the trek down to Oak Cliff, which…
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This day in Texas History: Rival Cities Cooperate To Open Gigantic Airport

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Rival Cities Cooperate To Open Gigantic Airport January 13, 1974 On this date in 1974 the airport now known as Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport officially opened. Efforts from 1940 to 1965 to build and operate an airport between Dallas and Fort Worth had failed to…
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This day in Texas History: Dallas Museum “Red Art” Controversy

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Dallas museum trustees issue statement in “red art” controversy December 07, 1955 On this day in 1955, the board of trustees of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts issued a statement that they would “exhibit and acquire works of art only on the basis of…
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Join Us In Deep Ellum This Weekend

For those not intimately familiar with the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, it is located in the Deep Ellum entertainment district of Dallas, where six blocks of Main Street are transformed into one enormous street festival featuring 200 juried artists, 100 bands on 5 different stages — and 30 restaurants. This will be our first year exhibiting…
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Book Signing – Dallas Omni Hotel

Frisco photographer Warren Paul Harris, in conjunction with the release of his first coffee table book, Texas As I See It, will be available to sign copies of the book at the Omni Hotel in Dallas on January 21 from 1-3pm.  This is an excellent opportunity to experience the newest crown jewel in the Dallas Skyline…
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Latest Updates on Book Placement – and MORE

It’s been a busy week and it’s only Wednesday! Tuesday I spent the entire morning signing 150 books for a client who bought them for Christmas presents.  Make no mistake, handling and signing 150 books that weigh 2 lbs, 15 oz. (let’s just call it 3 pounds…) is a bit of a chore.  Especially when…
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Finally. The Last Image…

Well, it’s been a long road to the completion of this book.  I’ve been working on it for almost 2 years and as of last night, I have the last image captured for this volume.  The book is not complete, yet, but at least I have all the images I need for this edition.  At…
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