Texas’ Historical Milestones On This Day May 10th

May 10th in 1893, two important organizations were founded in Dallas. The Texas Women’s Press Association was established with the goal of encouraging women writers in the state. Over time, it transformed into Texas Press Women, showcasing the talent and creativity of Texas women in the field of journalism. Additionally, the Texas Equal Rights Association was created in Dallas, becoming the first statewide female suffrage organization in Texas. These organizations laid the foundation for women’s involvement and representation in various spheres of society.

Moving forward to 1979, the city of Dallas recognized the historical significance of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas by designating it as a historic landmark. This acknowledgment highlights the important role that the bank has played in the economic development of the region.