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Former Dallas County Courthouse (1892) Dallas, Texas - now the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His life in pictures

19-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, leads a group of civil rights workers and Selma black people in prayer on Feb. 1, 1965 in Selma, Alabama after they were arrested on charges of parading without a permit. More than 250 persons were arrested as they marched to the Dallas County courthouse as part of a voter registration drive.

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Dallas, TX - Bird's-eye View of "Old Red" Courthouse by C. DeWaun Simmons

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Freedman's Cemetery This area of Dallas County was settled by former African American slaves shortly after the conclusion of the American Civil War. Freedman's Cemetery, a graveyard for African Americans, was established in 1869 on one acre of land purchased by trustee Sam Eakins. http://www.texasescapes.com/Cemeteries/Dallas-TX-Freedmans-Cemetery.htm

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Dallas, TX - I've lived here several times and actually lived downtown and in Deep Ellum so I wasn't too far away from the old courthouse.

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