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[Woman in Arab Costume Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman (possibly Virginia Farmer) in Arab costume dress kneeling on a stage floor. The dress is light colored and has patches of glitter. The bodice is also glittery and shows the woman's belly. A scarf tied around her face covers her nose, mouth, and chin.
Date: November 27, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

C. P. Schulze, Sr., Home in Irving, Texas

Description: House of Charles Percy Schulze. This house was constructed in 1912 in Irving, Texas. Schulze married Virginia Tucker of Dallas that same year. C. P. Schulze was the brother of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze. J. O. returned to their hometown of Iowa City, Iowa, in 1905, leaving his business in the hands of his brother. C. P. Schulze remained in Irving and operated Irving Lumber Company from 1905 until his death in 1957. The Schulze family donated this house to the city of Irving in 1975, and today it is a 1910s-period house museum.
Date: 1913~
Partner: Irving Archives

Otis Brown's First House in Irving

Description: 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.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Irving Archives

R. M. Hudson Home

Description: R. M. Hudson began publishing the "Irving Index" in December 1903. He worked from his home in Dallas for five years. In 1908, he moved into this house in Irving. Hudson and his wife Mary had four children. Youngest son Tom can be seen at the fence in this photo. R. M. Hudson published the "Irving Index" from 1903 until 1916.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Irving Archives

Howard-Beaufford House

Description: Constructed in May 1904 as the home of Joseph B. Howard and his wife, Susan, it stood on 2.5 acres just south of Irving's city limits. Eugene and May Ann Beaufford bought the property in 1919. They operated a truck farm on the acreage. They later divided the land among their children.
Date: 1904~
Partner: Irving Archives

[Inside of an Outhouse]

Description: Photograph of the wooden interior of an outhouse. A stack of papers is set to the left of the toilet, and a mirror is propped on the ledge above. "Joe Clark, H.B.S.S." is signed in the lower right corner.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Men Shaking Hands]

Description: Photograph of two men shaking hands. Both men are wearing glasses and dark-colored suits. The man on the left has a flower in his lapel and is wearing a tie with a geometric pattern. The man on the right has a button in his lapel and is wearing a bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets broken only by the growth of cactus and trees. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Bluebonnets - The State Flower of Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Bluebonnets - The state flower of Texas Blue Bonnet is the state flower of Texas and blooms in the spring. When in bloom, it is one of the most beautiful sights to be seen, a gorgeous field of blue."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellison
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Blooming Bushes]

Description: Postcard of salmon colored blooms of the Azalea bushes between two trees bearing green growth. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as, "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bluff at Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of a highway scaling the hill upon which the Corpus Christi skyline continues behind a row of palm trees. The back of the postcard adds, "The Bluff at Corpus Christi, Texas as viewed from the north. The buildings pictured are modern office buildings and hotels with the Corpus Christi Cathedral at the extreme left. The Bluff is beautifully landscaped and separates Downtown Corpus Christi from the business and residential section on "The Hill." "
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bedroom General Sam Houston]

Description: Postcard of a four post wooden bed next to a fireplace with a full mantle and gun mounted on the wall, a rocking crib and rocking chair with an animal skin at the center of the wooden room. The bottom edge of the postcard reads "Bedroom of General Sam Houston." The back of the postcard adds, "Sam Houston Home and Grounds General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas Army in 1836, President of the Republic of Texas, Governor of the states of Tennessee and Texas, United States Senator. General Houston lived in Huntsville, Texas, during his last years. His grave is in the city cemetery."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bellingrath Flowers]

Description: Postcard of three red flowers, a white flower, and two white and red swirled flowers set on a table. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of large flowering bushes of salmon, red, light blue and pink blooms. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange, and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bellingrath Gardens on Isle-Aux-Oies-River]

Description: Postcard of red flowering bushes along a small stream. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as, "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Colorful Stone Path in Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a stone path made of many colorful stones cutting through the courtyard where salmon Azaleas spring to life, a red rose bush grows, and a wooden cabin sits. The edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Anthony Hotel's Peacock Alley]

Description: Postcard of red rugs breaking up the white floor, colorful chairs of red, blue, and green, with green curtains. The chandeliers hold candles and strings of white crystals. The back of the postcard describes the scene as, "The St. Anthony - San Antonio's largest, completely and continuously air-conditioned hotel. Conveniently located. Motor Lobby-Garage within hotel, with registration desk and direct elevator service to each floor. Parking is FREE for registered transient guests. Pictured on the reverse side is the richly furnished Peacock Alley."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum