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 Collection: Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Agnes Sueppel Schulze in Buggy, c. 1904
Agnes Sueppel Schulze and a friend sit in a buggy in front of the Schulze home on Hastings Street, Irving, Texas, c. 1904. Agnes Schulze was the wife of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3303/
C. P. Schulze House in Irving, Texas
House of Charles Percy Schulze. This house was constructed in 1912 in Irving, Texas. Schulze married Virginia Tucker of Dallas that same year. C. P. Schulze was the brother of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze. J. O. returned to their hometown of Iowa City, Iowa, in 1905, leaving his business in the hands of his brother. C. P. Schulze remained in Irving and operated Irving Lumber Company from 1905 until his death in 1957. The Schulze family donated this house to the city of Irving in 1975, and today it is a 1910s-period house museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3340/
C. P. Schulze, Sr., by His Car
C. P. Schulze, Sr., stands beside his automobile. Schulze purchased one of the first automobiles in the city of Irving, c. 1912. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3305/
C. P. Schulze, Sr., c. 1915
C. P. Schulze, Sr., in yard. Schulze was the brother of J. O. Schulze, who was the co-founder of the city of Irving. Both were members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew. J. O. remained in Texas to found the town, and C. P. moved on with the crew. When J. O. and his wife had to return to Iowa City, Iowa, C. P. came to Irving and took over the lumber yard started by his brother. C. P. ran the lumber yard from 1905 until his death in 1957. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3315/
C. P. Schulze, Sr., Holding Fox Puppy, c. 1902
C. P. Schulze, Sr., holds a fox puppy. C. P. was a member of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. J. O. Schulze, C. P.'s brother, was crew foreman. J. O. Schulze remained in Texas and co-founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3304/
C. P. Schulze, Sr., Home in Irving, Texas
House of Charles Percy Schulze. This house was constructed in 1912 in Irving, Texas. Schulze married Virginia Tucker of Dallas that same year. C. P. Schulze was the brother of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze. J. O. returned to their hometown of Iowa City, Iowa, in 1905, leaving his business in the hands of his brother. C. P. Schulze remained in Irving and operated Irving Lumber Company from 1905 until his death in 1957. The Schulze family donated this house to the city of Irving in 1975, and today it is a 1910s-period house museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3341/
Charles P. Schulze, Jr., in car, c. 1914
A child in an automobile. C. P. Schulze, Jr. son of Charles Percy and Virginia Schulze, is photographed in his father's car, c. 1914. The Schulze family operated Irving Lumber from the time of the town's founding in 1903 until the 1980s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3371/
Covered Wooden Bridge, c. 1902
Covered bridge, c. 1902. This bridge was photographed by one of the members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew as it worked its way through Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind in Texas and established the town of Irving along the rail line between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3360/
Early Irvingites Pose for Photo, c. 1915
A group of early Irvingites pose for a photo, c. 1915. On the back of the photo is written: Kate, Early, Myrtle, and friends. They were Early, Kate, and Myrtle Story, and the photo was taken in front of the Story house at 304 S. Britain Road. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3330/
Iron Bridge Across the West Fork of the Trinity River Near Irving, Texas
This bridge was on the main road from Dallas to Irving. It crossed the West Fork of the Trinity River just north of Eagle Ford in what today is west Dallas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3350/
Irving School Fifth Grade Class, 1922-23
Irving School 5th grade class, 1922-23. The Irving Independent School District was established in 1909. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3327/
Irving School Sixth Grade Class, 1923 - 1924
The sixth grade class of the Irving Schools, 1923-24. Charles Schulze is on top row, second from left. Charles Schulze was the nephew of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze. The Schulze family ran Irving Lumber Company for many decades. Charles Schulze was a member of the city commission and worked to make Irving a home rule city in the early 1950s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3328/
Irving State Bank Board of Directors, 1949
Members of the Irving State Bank board of directors, 1949. Standing left to right are: Dr. F. M. Gilbert; W. E. Harrington; John Brandenburg; Charlie Lucas; and Zack Gilliland; seated left to right are: Charles Schulze, Jr.; Louis Blaylock; Mac Clawson; Bill Gilbert; Larry Bellah; W. H. (Boots) Roberts; and Gus Crassons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3300/
J. O. and Agnes Schulze, c. 1904
J. O. Schulze and his wife Agnes Sueppel Schulze in the doorway of their home, c. 1904. J. O. Schulze co-foundef the city of Irving, Texas, in 1903. He married Agnes Sueppel during that same year. Both were natives of Iowa City, Iowa. Due to Agnes's poor health, the couple left Irving and returned to Iowa City in 1905. The man in the center of the doorway is unidentified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3337/
J. O. Schulze at Desk in Tent, c. 1902
J. O. Schulze, head of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, at work in his field tent, c. 1902. The survey crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Schulze and fellow crew member Otis Brown remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3335/
J. O. Schulze, c. 1960
Portrait of J. O. Schulze smoking a pipe, c. 1960. J. O. Schulze co-founded the city of Irving, Texas, in 1903. He was born in Iowa City, Iowa, in 1875. He was head of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew when he came to Texas. He left the crew and founded the town of Irving along the tracks of the CRI&G between Dallas and Fort Worth in December 1903. During the summer of 1903, he married Agnes Sueppel Schulze in Iowa City, Iowa. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3346/
J. O. Schulze in Suit and Derby, c. 1904
J. O. Schulze in suit, overcoat, and derby, c. 1904. J. O. Schulze was co-founder of the town of Irving, Texas, in December of 1903. He had been leader of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew that worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. He and fellow crew member Otis Brown decided to remain in the area, and they established the town of Irving in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3348/
J. O. Schulze's House in Irving, c. 1904
Home of J. O. and Agnes Schulze in Irving, Texas, c. 1904. J. O. Schulze was the co-founder of the city of Irving in 1903. He and his wife built this house in Irving in about 1904. Due to Agnes's poor health, the couple had to return to Iowa City, Iowa in 1905. The house, which stood on the east side of Ohio Street in the first block south of present-day Irving Boulevard, burned in the mid-1980s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3307/
[J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy]
Photograph of J. O. Schulze, the leader of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, playing with the crew's pet fox, c. 1902. He is sitting on the ground outside of a tent and has the fox in his lap. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In Texas, they worked a stretch of line between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. J. O. Schulze and Otis Brown, another crew member, remained behind and established the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3355/
Joseph Schulze
Joseph Schulze, father of J. O. Schulze and C. P. Schulze, n.d. J. O. Schulze co-founded the city of Irving, Texas, in 1903. He started Irving Lumber Company that same year. J. O. returned to Iowa City in 1905, and his brother C. P. ran Irving Lumber from 1905 until his death in 1957. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3325/
Landscape-Water and Shoreline, c. 1902
An unidentified body of water and shoreline. This photo was taken by a member of the railroad survey crew that did work in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas for the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway in 1902. The crew surveyed a ten mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two men who were members of the crew at that time later founded the town of Irving (1903). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3365/
E. M. Story Children, 1909
The children of E. M. Story. Left to right are: Louis, Myrtle, Clarence, and Jane, 1909. The Story family were some of the first pioneers in northwest Dallas County. They came to the Irving area during the mid-nineteenth century. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3332/
E. M. Story House, 1909
E. M. Story house, 1909. The Story family came to the Irving area during the second half of the 19th century. This house was on Britain Road near old downtown Irving. Shown in the picture are: front row: Clarence, Jane, and Myrtle Story; back row: unidentified, E. M. Story, and his wife Kate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3333/
Man Posing with a Horse at Surveyors' Camp, c. 1902
A man and a horse in a field with survey crew camp in background, c. 1902. A Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3356/
Man Sitting on a Horse, c. 1902
A man sitting on a horse. The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew camp can be seen in the background, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They worked a ten- mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3354/
Man Standing in Field, c. 1902
Unidentified member of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew. The crew worked and ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1902. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3361/
Myrtle Story White and Jim White, 1919
Photograph of Myrtle Story White and husband Jim White, 1919. They are standing on a dirt road in front of a a white picket fence. The Story family was one of the pioneer families of northwest Dallas County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3331/
Pet Dog of the Railroad Survey Crew, c. 1902
A dog sitting on a chair in front of a tent. The dog was a pet of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3369/
Railroad Survey Crew, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose for a photo, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3318/
Railroad Survey Crew in Camp, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose for a picture in their camp, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3312/
Railroad Survey Crew in Camp, c. 1902
Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew members pose for a photo in their camp, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3316/
Railroad Survey Crew Member Holding a Dog, c. 1902
A member of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew plays with the crew's pet dog, c. 1902. The crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch of line between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two crew members stayed behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3366/
Railroad Survey Crew Member in Front of Covered Bridge, c. 1902
Covered bridge. Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose in front of a covered wooden bridge, c. 1902. The crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1902. Two of the crew members remained in the area and established the town of Irving along the tracks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3359/
Railroad Survey Crew Members in Gazebo, c. 1902
Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew that surveyed a ten-mile section of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and south Texas before arriving in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3367/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902
Five members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose in front of a tent in their camp, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. They camped on Britain family land in the vicinity of modern-day Nursery Road and the Rock Island railroad track. Two of the crew members remained behind when the rest moved on to the next job. They purchased 80 acres of land from the English and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3351/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902
Four members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose in front of their tent, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. They camped on Britain family land in the vicinity of modern-day Nursery Road and the Rock Island railroad track. Two of the crew members remained behind when the rest moved on to the next job. They purchased 80 acres of land from the Britains and established the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3358/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902
Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew that surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. When they came to this area, they camped on Britain family land in the vicinity of modern-day Nursery Road and the Rock Island railroad track. Two of the crew members remained behind when the rest moved on to the next job. They purchased 80 acres of land from the English and established the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3370/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Instruments, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew posing with their instruments, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town on Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3347/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Tools, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose with their survey tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile section between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. C. P. Schulze, Sr., brother of one of the town co-founders, is on the far left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3319/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Surveying Tools, c. 1902
Two members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose with their surveying tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3306/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting Near a Bridge, c. 1902
Five members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose by a bridge, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3352/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting on a Flat Car, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose on a flat car, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3343/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Standing in a Field, c. 1902
Three members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose in a field. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3353/
Railroad Survey Crew Members Working on Wooden Construction, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew working on a wooden construction, c. 1902. The crew later worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3357/
Railroad Survey Crew Pausing to Eat, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pause to eat, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3364/
Railroad Survey Crew Poses Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose along the banks of a ravine, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. While in Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3349/
Railroad Survey Crew Poses for a Photograph, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose with their surveying tools, c. 1902. The crew worked worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3334/
Railroad Survey Crew Poses for Photo in Camp, c. 1902
Railroad survey crew with surveying instruments, c. 1902. Members of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Gulf survey crew, who worked a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, pose in their camp with their surveying instruments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3311/
Railroad Survey Crew Poses for Photo in Camp, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose for a photo, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3317/
Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Front of a Tent, c. 1902
Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew posing in front of a tent, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3342/
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