[J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy]

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Photograph of J. O. Schulze, the leader of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, playing with the crew's pet fox, c. 1902. He is sitting on the ground outside of a tent and has the fox in his lap. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In Texas, they worked a stretch of line between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. J. O. Schulze and Otis Brown, another crew member, remained behind and established the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1902~.

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

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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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  • Main Title: [J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy]
  • Added Title: Railroad Survey Crew Leader J. O. Schulze with a Fox Puppy, c. 1902

Description

Photograph of J. O. Schulze, the leader of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, playing with the crew's pet fox, c. 1902. He is sitting on the ground outside of a tent and has the fox in his lap.

The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In Texas, they worked a stretch of line between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. J. O. Schulze and Otis Brown, another crew member, remained behind and established the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.

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

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Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection

The Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection at the Irving Archives features photographs donated by Charles Schulze Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Charles Schulze Jr. was the nephew of J. O. Schulze, a co-founder of Irving. The photographs include images of Irving at the turn of the century, as well as many images taken by the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled throughout the south. J. O. Schulze, Charles Schulze Sr., and Otis Brown figure prominently in these photos, but, unfortunately, other members of the crew are unidentified.

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  • 1902~

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  • June 10, 2005, 4:31 p.m.

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  • Aug. 12, 2011, 3:04 p.m.

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[J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy], photograph, 1902~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3355/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Irving Archives.