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October 2017

Flashback to WWI: Camp Bowie

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Texas Christian University, 3015 Merida Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76109 United States
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Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I with a tour of historic Camp Bowie, a training camp which covered much of the modern day neighborhood of Arlington Heights. This two-hour course (10/26, 6:30 - 9:30) and day-long tour (10/28, 9:00am - 3:00pm) will explore the camp's history and physical location from 1917-1919. Using maps and hundreds of period photographs, instructor Tyler Alberts, executive director of the Military Museum of Fort Worth, will give attendees a complete understanding of the…

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November 2017

Fort Worth and the “Summer of Love,” 1967-1972

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Worth Library, 500 W. Third St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305 United States
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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Summer of Love," local historian Harry Max Hill will discuss the spread of the youth counterculture phenomenon from its epicenter in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco to Fort Worth, Texas.   Although the trend appeared more slowly here than in other parts of of the country, the city's clubs featured local musicians and touring acts influenced by the movement.  Hill will highlight groovy venues like the Cellar and concerts held in the Fort Worth area including the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969 at Lewisville. Speaker Max Hill retired as assistant manager…

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December 2017

The Murder of William Clark

December 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Worth Library, 500 W. Third St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305 United States
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Police first thought they had a suicide on their hands when they discovered wealthy oilman William Clark's body sprawled across a bedroom floor in his  opulent Park Hill neighborhood mansion in the spring of 1953.  Instead, Clark's death touched off a bizarre investigation involving a murder-for-hire plot, connections to the criminal underworld of the infamous Jacksboro Highway, and two subsequent killings. Let the library's own Rene Gomez lead you through all the twists and turns in this sensational case that resulted in one of the longest…

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