Harold Bierner

Harold Bierner discusses early Dallas Millinery factories and stores. Harold’s father traveled from Brooklyn New York to Dallas, moving his family to Dallas for Millinery work. Eventually opening Bierner and Son which was taken over by Harold.

He was interviewed by Rose Biderman on November 6, 1986. Listen to his interview below.


Sam Biderman

Sam Biderman was an architect who was born in Houston, Texas. He and his family moved to North Dallas when he was around one year old. He was involved in numerous Jewish clubs, one being the Young Hebrew Men’s Association. He was also involved with the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas and has worked on Shearith Israel’s building. He was affiliated with Temple Emanu-El as well.

Listen to his interview below.


Selwin Belofsky


Selwin Belofksy has been a community advocate, volunteer, and philanthropist for many decades. The photo above, including his wife Joyce, is from the Ackerman Center Leadership Dinner at the University of Texas at Dallas in November 2019, courtesy of My Sweet Charity.

Listen to hist interview below.