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Parkland’s past is told through photographs and stories collected by John W. Boyd, MD, a physician in the Dallas area for the past 30 years.

Parkland Hospital: Images of America

Parkland details the 120-year history of Parkland Hospital and the University if Texas Southwestern Medical School.  The book contains over 200 historic photograph – many published here for the first time.  As Dallas, Texas grew and felt the pain of the polio epidemic, world wars, and the Kennedy assassination, Parkland Hospital was there.  This is the story of Parkland Hospital and it’s 120-year journey from frontier medicine to becoming one of the world’s premier medical center, research center, and medical school.


 

Local physician and historian, John Boyd, tells the human stories behind the street names of Grapevine, Texas

Grapevine, Texas: The Stories Behind Our City Streets

John tells the human stories behind the street names of Grapevine, Texas where history remains alive. Today, shops, art galleries, and restaurants occupy the 150-year old downtown buildings of Grapevine.

With the help of local historians, libraries, museums, personal interviews and photographs, John presents an unforgettable and sometimes surprising portrait of Grapevine’s unique history.