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On Saturday, March 11, 2017, HOGAR de Dallas held its first quarterly meeting of the new year. After a brief board meeting, Joanne Corney of the Legacy User’s Group at the Plano Haggard Library spoke to attendees about Legacy 8.0 Deluxe software. There was great energy in the room as always. Many thanks to Joanne for the information she provided to the group; and to the Lochwood branch of the Dallas Public Library for their constant support and accommodations. The next HOGAR quarterly meeting will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017.





The officers and board members of Hispanic Organization for Genealogy and Research (HOGAR) and Dallas Mexican American Historical League (DMAHL), and Latino Cultural Center (LCC) wish to thank everyone that attended the 2017 Hispanic Ancestry Tribute to Francisco “Pancho” Medrano 1920 – 2002. We also extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Medrano family for their invaluable assistance with bringing this historic tribute presentation to fruition. It was a tremendous success.


HOGAR Quarterly Board Meeting- Sept 2016

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, HOGAR held its quarterly board meeting at the Latino Cultural Center. After conducting board business, HOGAR President Jo Ann Valentin, introduced our much anticipated guest, Moises Garza, Mexican Genealogy Researcher and DNA Blogger, Attendees learned much from his presentation. Many thanks to Moises Garza and the info he shared with attendees. As always, HOGAR is grateful for the assistance and support of LCC Director, Benjamin Espino and the accommodating staff of the Latino Cultural Center.

We all have a story to tell. What is your story?

We are grateful for the collaborations with and the support from Dallas Mexican American Historical League (DMAHL), Latino Cultural Center (LCC), Office of Cultural Affairs, and Dallas Public Library – Lochwood Branch.

Congratulations to Sigifredo Linares and Paola Covarrubias, the recipients of the 2017 HOGAR SCHOLARSHIPS!





Welcome to all who are interested in the research of their Hispanic ancestors! We meet quarterly throughout the year on the second Saturday of March, June, September, and December. 


We are very exciting about 2017!

Join us at the Dallas Public Library – Lochwood Branch, 11221 Lochwood Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75218, (214) 670-8403, for our UPCOMING quarterly general meetings:

JUNE 10, Saturday

SEPTEMBER 16, Saturday at Latino Cultural Center

DECEMBER – date to be announced