Manuscript Vertical Files  

Collection Number: MVF 17-17

Accession Number: 0506-130

Item(s): CD-ROM containing images of newspaper articles about Irving during the 1930s and about longtime Irving school teacher Sally B. Elliot.

Producer: Maribelle Elliott Findley         

Donor: Maribelle Elliott Findley

Date Received: April 2, 2006 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.

Description
  
  Sally Belle Pearson Elliott was born in Oklahoma on February 20, 1904, and grew up in McKinney, Texas. She attended North Texas Teachers College (University of North Texas) and began her teaching career in McKinney. In 1923, she moved to the Irving area and began teaching in the Shady Grove School #2. She married Sam Houston Elliott, a member of an Irving area pioneer family, in 1925. She took a few years off, then returned to teaching in the Irving school district. She taught for 32 years before retiring in 1965. The Irving Independent School District named an elementary school in her honor.       

     The file contains a CD-ROM of images of newspaper articles concerning Sally B. Elliott and her long career as a teacher in the Irving Independent School District and images of newspaper articles about Irving and events in Irving during the 1930s.