Manuscript Vertical Files

Collection Number: MVF 27-03

Accession Number: 0910-16

Item(s): Newspaper clippings relating to Ruby Carlson and her activities in Irving senior citizens organizations, c. 1970s.

Producer: Ruby Carlson       

Donor: Gail Wyld

Date Received: Nov. 11, 2009

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


Ruby Carlson was active in Irving’s senior citizens’ organizations during the 1970s.  The file contains newspaper clippings regarding the activities of the “Over 50 Club.”  Ruby Carlson was the president of the group in the late-1960s and early-1970s.  The collection also contains the “Wonderful World of Women” section of the Irving Daily News, Oct. 29, 1972.  The section contains an article on Ruby Carlson as president of the “Over 50 Club.”  Also included in the file are two yearbooks from the “Golden Age Group” of the First United Methodist Church, Irving, Texas, 1974 and 1976; and a list of the charter members of the Senter Park Senior Activity Center, 1974.