Pierce's Jitney Service

Description:

Prior to Irving receiving bus service in 1930, several Irvingites operated jitney services to transport locals from Irving to downtown Dallas. Mrs. B. L. Pierce operated one of the first of these services. In this photo, she posed around the jitney with her customers, c. 1915.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Creation Date: 1915~  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 67
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1915~
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1915~  
Description:

Prior to Irving receiving bus service in 1930, several Irvingites operated jitney services to transport locals from Irving to downtown Dallas. Mrs. B. L. Pierce operated one of the first of these services. In this photo, she posed around the jitney with her customers, c. 1915.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : sepia ; 3.5 x 5 in. ; slightly blurred

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-64
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3245
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public