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

Creation Information

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 183 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Irving Archives

Located in the Irving Public Library, the Archives collect and preserve the history of Irving, its residents, and its predecessor communities. Their holdings date from the mid-19th century to the present and contain artifacts from both city government and from private sources.

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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

These images were 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.

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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 May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Irving Archives.