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University Park, Academic Metropolis -- ca. 1915

University Park, prime real estate (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

In the 1970s, Park Cities residents received oversized postcards in the mail featuring historic photos of the area. 159 more words

Historic Dallas

Launch of Frances Itani's new book

The Deseronto Public Library and Deseronto Archives are delighted to announce that they will be hosting the launch of Frances Itani’s new novel, Tell on Thursday, August 28th at 1pm in the Deseronto Public Library. 57 more words

Events

When Jacob Marcus Offers You Candy, Kid ... Take It

Jacob Marcus (1846-1929)

by Paula Bosse

When you think of legendary Dallas retailers known for employing retirees as “greeters,” chances are you might think of Elliott’s Hardware. 266 more words

Historic Dallas

Mimi

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Maria“, “Miriam”, “Jemima“, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Mae, Madge, Maisie, Maisy, Mame, Mamie, Maria, Marie, Mariele, Mariella, Marietta, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mia, Midge, Mim, Mimsie, Mimsy, Mirele, Moll, Mollie, Molly, etc. 20 more words

Girl Names

Carlotta

ORIGIN:
Italian version of “Charlotte“, a feminine form of “Charles“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Carla, Carlota, Carola, Carole, Carolina, Caroline, Charla, Charlene, Charline, Charlize, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karola, Karolina, Let, Lettie, Letty, Lotta, Lotte, Lottie, Lotty, Séarlait, Tot, Tottie, Totty, etc. 31 more words

Girl Names

Bill

ORIGIN:
Like “Will“, a diminutive of “William“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Bil, Billie, Billy, Gwil, Liam, Pim, Vili, Ville, Wil, Wilkie, Wilkin, Wilky, Will, Willie, Willis, Willy, Wim, etc. 38 more words

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Katie

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Katy“, etc., a diminutive of “Catherine” / “Katherine“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Cadi, Cady, Cait, Cat, Cate, Catey, Cathi, Cathy, Catie, Cato, Caty, Catya, Kady, Kaia, Kaity, Kaja, Kat, Kata, Kate, Katey, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katka, Katri, Katy, Kay, Kaya, Kaye, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kit, Kitti, Kittie, Kitty, Kylee, Kyleen, etc. 27 more words

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