Collection Number: MVF 10-19

Accession Number: 0304-150

Item(s): Photocopies of poll tax receipts and property tax receipts, 1880s-1910s; and photocopies of photos of the Lindenblatt Store and the Elm School.  


Donor: Leroy Toler

Date Received: April 15, 2004

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


The file contains photocopies of property tax receipts and poll tax receipts from 1880s-1910 belonging to various members of the Toler family, primarily Stephen Toler. Also included are printouts of photos of the Elm School, and the Lindenblatt Store (Lindenblatt was the donor's grandfather), a Toler family gathering in 1897, and a newspaper photo of the interior of Vic Ostrand’s store and pool hall. Also included is a photocopy of a deed from Otis Brown to E. M. Toler for a plot of land in the Otis Brown Addition to Sowers Cemetery, 1930. The Toler family were pioneers to the area, arriving in the 1870s.