C. P. Schulze, Sr., c. 1915

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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.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 4.75 x 3.75 in. ; yellow, faded

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1915~.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Charles and Catherine Schulze 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 153 times . 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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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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.75 x 3.75 in. ; yellow, faded

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Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection

Photographs donated by Charles Schulze, Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Images include Irving at the turn of the century, as well as the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled through the South.

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  • 1915~

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  • 1905 - 1915

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 10, 2005, 4:34 p.m.

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  • March 30, 2017, 10:19 a.m.

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C. P. Schulze, Sr., c. 1915, photograph, 1915~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3315/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Irving Archives.