J. O. Schulze in Suit and Derby, c. 1904

J. O. Schulze in Suit and Derby, c. 1904

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
J. O. and Agnes Schulze, c. 1904

J. O. and Agnes Schulze, c. 1904

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
[Othello Norvell Lister]

[Othello Norvell Lister]

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio-style portrait of Othello Norvell Lister [Hill] as a child in Ennis, Texas. She stands next to a wire-back chair and wears a light ruffled dress with dark stockings and shoes. A bow is in her hair.
Contributing Partner: Other
J. O. Schulze's House in Irving, c. 1904

J. O. Schulze's House in Irving, c. 1904

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Agnes Sueppel Schulze in Buggy, c. 1904

Agnes Sueppel Schulze in Buggy, c. 1904

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
R.T. Vaughn Public Weigher

R.T. Vaughn Public Weigher

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: R.T. Vaughn weighing bales of cotton, to his right is a man holding team of horses attached to wagon with cotton bales, and to his left is his helper, Andy Gore.
Contributing Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission
[Little Elm town scenes]

[Little Elm town scenes]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographs of I.O.O.F. Hall, W. S. Grant Store, McReynolds Grocery, Harris Grocery, Button Shoe Shop, Martin's Blacksmith, Stover Drug, Dudley Drug, Little Elm Baptist Church, a snow scene in Little Elm, and Little Elm "Fightin' Men." Captions identifying the places and people are also included.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Residence of Dr. Bizzell, President C. I. A., Denton, Texas

Residence of Dr. Bizzell, President C. I. A., Denton, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard contains photograph of the Dr. Bizzell's residence while he was the president of the College of Industrial Arts, now known as Texas Woman's University.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Methodist Conference at Rising Star]

[Methodist Conference at Rising Star]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: [Methodist Conference at Rising Star near Erath County.] Information provided: The man circled in the picture is identified as James Robert Mace who lived from 11-22-1851 to 3-14-1940. According to his obituary, he was a Steward in the Methodist Church for 67 years and was married to Lida Maude Mace Warren. He and his sons would later build the Methodist Church at Lelia Lake in Donley County, Texas after they moved there in 1904. The photograph was taken prior to the family's move in 1904.
Contributing Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church