Musicians in the Union Bower Community

Description:

This group of musicians played for square dances in the Union Bower community. Dances were held in the fall and winter because the weather was too hot during the summer. Left to right are: Tom Owens, Earl Steele, Lillie Owens, and Tom Wright. Lloyd Smith called the square dances, but is not in the picture. Union Bower was a farming community on the eastern edge of the city of Irving. The community was established about 1880.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Union Bower
Creation Date: 1910~  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 153
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1910~
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Union Bower
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1910~  
Description:

This group of musicians played for square dances in the Union Bower community. Dances were held in the fall and winter because the weather was too hot during the summer. Left to right are: Tom Owens, Earl Steele, Lillie Owens, and Tom Wright. Lloyd Smith called the square dances, but is not in the picture. Union Bower was a farming community on the eastern edge of the city of Irving. The community was established about 1880.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 3.5 x 5 in.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-77
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3232
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public