[Photograph of People by Trinity River]


Photograph of people on the bank of the Trinity River, surrounded with trees.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1910~.


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 156 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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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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Photograph of people on the bank of the Trinity River, surrounded with trees.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.


Irving was founded where the West Fork and the Elm Fork converge to form the Trinity River. During the early part of the twentieth century, the locals made day trips and weekend jaunts to enjoy nature along the forks of the river.



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O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection

O. D. and Estelle Bates came to Irving during the late 1960s. Motivated by their interest in local history, they collected photos and conducted interviews documenting the history of the Irving area.

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  • 1910~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 6, 2005, 12:25 p.m.

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  • May 12, 2016, 3:44 p.m.

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[Photograph of People by Trinity River], photograph, 1910~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3291/: accessed March 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Irving Archives.