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Lucas Children in Front of Car

Description: Lorene Lucas (Looper) flanked by her brothers Howard and Ray. These were the children of W. D. Lucas, who was a long-time owner of a general merchandise store on Main St. The three pose in front of Lorene's new car in 1929. In an interview, Lorene said that the dress she was wearing was blue and yellow and matched the blue car with its yellow trim.
Date: 1929
Partner: Irving Archives

Lucas and Joffre Store

Description: Lucas and Joffre Store was founded by W. D. "Doug" Lucas and Fred Joffre in 1906 on the west side of Irving's Main Street. Lucas and Joffre split, but W. D. Lucas maintained a store on Main Street until he died in 1931.
Date: 1906
Partner: Irving Archives

Bill Gilbert at Irving State Bank

Description: Two men shaking hands. Bill Gilbert (left) greeting customer Albert Farine in Irving State Bank's new building, 1947. The Merchants and Planters Bank was organized in 1907. Chaney and Fletcher Miller took over operation of the bank and in 1908 and had it chartered as the Irving State Bank. It later became Irving Bank and Trust Company and remained in business along Main Street until 1975.
Date: 1947
Partner: Irving Archives

Albert Farine Home

Description: Albert Farine home, constructed in 1906 and burned in the 1960s. The Farine family came to Texas in 1855 as part of the La Reunion colony and settled in the area that is now Irving in 1859.
Date: unknown
Partner: Irving Archives

[Cistercian Preparatory School Sign]

Description: Photograph of a sign outside of the Cistercian Preparatory school. The sign reads "Cistercian Abbey & School." In the foreground are two trees and in the background city buildings are visible. Stickers that read "crop here" are in the top left corner. On the back of the photograph there is a "'91" in the top right corner. In the center is a job sticker that reads "PG 216, PIC 3."
Date: 1991
Partner: Cistercian Preparatory School

[Correspondence between Damien Szodenyi and C.W. Meehan-April 1967]

Description: Correspondence between Damien Szodenyi and C.W. Meehan on including an advertisement for the Cistercian Preparatory School in the Dallas Morning News. There are two copies of the advertisement text which discuss the curriculum and the structure of the school. A contract between Cistercian Preparatory School and the Dallas Morning News to run the advertisement is also enclosed.
Date: 1967
Creator: Szodenyi, Damien
Partner: Cistercian Preparatory School

[Seated Cistercian Monk Underlining Book Passages]

Description: Photograph of a Cistercian monk seated at a table underlining passages in a book with a pen. The book is a thick text with three bookmarks sticking out from the pages. In front of the book is an open spiral-bound booklet. There are two file cabinets in the background. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads "p82 #4."
Date: unknown
Partner: Cistercian Preparatory School

[Construction with Steps]

Description: Black and white photograph of construction of North Lake College about 1976. This photograph show large outdoor set of steps. North Lake College has multi levels and is located in Irving on the edge of Las Colinas. Overall look, construction almost done.
Date: 1976
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Introduction of Dignitaries]

Description: Black and white photograph shows dignitaries on stage for the dedication of North Lake College. There are fifteen people on stage. There is a brick fence behind them. The lower part of a flag pole is near the brick fence. Speaker is visible as well as some of the audience.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Patio Overlooking Lake]

Description: Black and white photograph of a broad patio at North Lake College. It is overlooking the lake on the campus. There are trees past the water. There is a brick wall with a rail at the edge of the patio.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Irving State Bank Board of Directors, 1949

Description: Members of the Irving State Bank board of directors, 1949. Standing left to right are: Dr. F. M. Gilbert; W. E. Harrington; John Brandenburg; Charlie Lucas; and Zack Gilliland; seated left to right are: Charles Schulze, Jr.; Louis Blaylock; Mac Clawson; Bill Gilbert; Larry Bellah; W. H. (Boots) Roberts; and Gus Crassons.
Date: 1949
Partner: Irving Archives

[Priest and Thornton]

Description: Black and white photograph of Bill J. Priest and R. L. Thornton, Jr. From left Bill Priest, R. L. Thornton, Jr. They appear to be at the dedication of North Lake College. Priest has on a light colored suit and his signature bow tie.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Irving High School Football Team, 1924

Description: Irving High School football team, district champs, 1924. Back row: Vernon Thompkens, Lynn Harkey, Coach Fred Nance, Noel Toney, and Edwin Metker. Front row: Marshall “Bobby” Anderson, Harland Cunningham, Julius Toney, Eugene Grider, Ralph Plumber, J. L. Crosby, John Britain, and W. S. Fields, with water boy John Steele
Date: 1924
Partner: Irving Archives

Brick School Building Being Torn Down

Description: The Irving Independent School District was established in 1909. The district built a three-story brick school building in 1913. The building, which came to be known as "Old Red," housed the entire student body for a number of years. It later became the elementary school and then the administration building. It was torn down in 1959.
Date: 1959
Partner: Irving Archives

[Mobil Green Team Group photo]

Description: Color photograph of Mobil Green Team Group From left: Connie Cruse sp?, Wright Lassiter, David England, Tom Macton, Roger Wilson. Partnership with Mobil and North Lake going GREEN. They are standing in front of a banner which says Mobil Green Team.
Date: 1998
Partner: Dallas County Community College District