Otis Brown's First House in Irving

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Otis Brown built the first house in Irving in 1903. He and his wife Netta lived there until they built a larger home in 1905. Brown sold this home to Chaney Miller. Miller had it enlarged, and he or a member of his family lived in the house until it was torn down in the 1970s.

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1950~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection and was provided by Irving Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 171 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Irving Archives

The Irving Archives presents images from two collections, the Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection, and the O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection. Images include photographs of Irving homes, businesses and citizens in the early 1900s.

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Otis Brown built the first house in Irving in 1903. He and his wife Netta lived there until they built a larger home in 1905. Brown sold this home to Chaney Miller. Miller had it enlarged, and he or a member of his family lived in the house until it was torn down in the 1970s.

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

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O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection

The O. D. and Estelle Bates Collection presents images collected by O. D. and Estelle Bates from the citizens of Irving during the U.S. Bicentennial. Instrumental in forming the Irving Heritage Society, the Bates's contributions to the preservation of Irving's history are significant. The collection includes photographs of Irving homes, businesses and citizens in the early 1900s, and is housed in the Irving Archives.

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  • 1950~

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  • June 6, 2005, 12:51 p.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 11:24 a.m.

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Otis Brown's First House in Irving, photograph, 1950~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3287/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Irving Archives.