Brick School Building Being Torn Down

Description:

The Irving Independent School District was established in 1909. The district built a three-story brick school building in 1913. The building, which came to be known as "Old Red," housed the entire student body for a number of years. It later became the elementary school and then the administration building. It was torn down in 1959.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Creation Date: 1959  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 426
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1959
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1959  
Description:

The Irving Independent School District was established in 1909. The district built a three-story brick school building in 1913. The building, which came to be known as "Old Red," housed the entire student body for a number of years. It later became the elementary school and then the administration building. It was torn down in 1959.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-68
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3241
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public