Mrs. Pierce's Jitney Service

Description:

Before Irving received bus service, one of the ways to travel to downtown Dallas was on one of the local jitney services. Mrs. B. L. Pierce operated a jitney service from Irving to Dallas and back. Here she poses with some of 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: 84
Past 30 days: 3
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:

Before Irving received bus service, one of the ways to travel to downtown Dallas was on one of the local jitney services. Mrs. B. L. Pierce operated a jitney service from Irving to Dallas and back. Here she poses with some of her customers, c. 1915.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : sepia ; 3.5 x 5 in.

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Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-63
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3246
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public