Frances James

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Wringing Out the Dead: City's Looking to Shake Some Pocket Change Out of Cemeteries

    ‚ÄčThat headline, though, isn't the real takeaway from this Transportation and Environment Committee briefing prepped for next week's meeting, during which assistant city manager Jill Jordan will suggest how to make $12,000 this year and $20,000 annually after that by going after delinquent cemetery ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    This Teardown Town

    South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003
  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003
  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Dead Wrong

    Historians complain that a new text on Dallas' black history is riddled with errors

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Grave Matters

    The tombstones in Oakland Cemetery bear names that reflect Dallas' greatness and its shame, from former mayors to klansmen. But years of neglect have left it overgrown and forgotten.

  • Calendar

    June 3, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 3 - 9, 1999

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Rest in peace

    A compromise promises to end a battle over development in Greenwood Cemetery

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Digging in

    Friends of Greenwood Cemetery prepare a long-shot effort to protect paupers' graves

  • News

    May 15, 1997

    Accidental activists

    A fight over Greenwood Cemetery's future wakes the living

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Grateful Dead

    Holly Mullen explains how a massive paupers' graveyard barely survived greedy landowners and a stealth real-estate deal

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Dig 'em up, move 'em out

    Columbus Realty races to move paupers graves