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Irving (Paperback) (Roxanne Del Rio)

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Irving, Texas, was founded in 1903 by two eager individuals, J.O. Schulze and Otis Brown, of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway Company. Beginning as an agrarian area of farmland, cotton, and cattle, Irving grew to include industrial facilities while persevering through the financial difficulties resulting from the Civil War and the two world wars. Irving maintained its growth when other cities in the United States could not. Schulze and Brown recognized the importance of utilizing both agricultural and industrial resources in creating and sustaining a successful city. Remnants of early communities, such as Bear Creek, Elm, Estelle, Kit, Sowers, Twin Wells, and Union Bower, can still be identified. Situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving is a robust and thriving city that has greatly contributed to the creation and preservation of Texas history.
Number of Pages: 127
Genre: History, Photography
Sub-Genre: History, Women
Series Title: Images of America Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Roxanne Del Rio
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2016
TCIN: 51411355
UPC: 9781467116084
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-7290
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$18.69
MSRPwas $21.99

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