Manuscript Vertical Files
Collection Number: MVF 12-15
Accession Number: 0405-44 and 0405-69
Item(s): A pennant from the Texas Centennial, 1936; a State Fair of Texas Auditorium Program, 1934; a State Fair of Texas medallion on a leather strap, 1907; and a GTE service award pendant.
Donor: Jan Hart
Date Received: November 14, 2004 and December 29, 2004
Literary Rights Statement:
Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.
The file contains a blue and yellow Texas Centennial pennant. The word Dallas is spelled out on the blue field of the pennant with a cowboy on a bucking horse in front of a star and the dates 1836-1936 on the left side of the pennant. Also included is an auditorium program for the show entitled “The Show of the Century a Super-Musical Extravaganza with Billy House & Co.” which ran during the 1934 Texas State Fair. The program contains advertisements for the Baker Hotel and the Adolphus Hotel. The file also contains a Texas State Fair metal medallion on a leather strap from the 1907 Texas State Fair. Also included is a gold pendant service award from GTE (General Telephone and Electronics was once the name of the company that supplied Irving's telephone service).