Oak Cliff History

As Cliffites remember him, Harry Barton had rhythm

In fall 1938, Harry Barton traveled from his home state of Iowa to secure his position as the new band director of Boude Storey Junior High School. He knew no one in Oak Cliff, but one of the young majorettes at Storey, Bettye McGee, quickly determined that the handsome young man with the wavy hair would be perfect for her older sister, Eloise.

The dark shadows of Oak Cliff

Beneath the near-utopian surface of our neighborhood lurks mystery and dark history.

Oak Cliff art scene: Then and now

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center will be the site of 2 panel discussions on Saturday, both of which will focus…

40 years of DISD desegregation

Many involved in the painful, frustrating and necessary process are still around to share their stories.