Collection Number: MVF 6-09

Accession Number: 0102-55

Item(s): Booklet: “A Look at Your Public Schools After Five Years: Irving Public Schools, 1956-1961.”     

Producer: Irving Independent School District

Donor: Mavis Schroeder

Date Received: November 1, 2001

Literary Rights Statement 

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


     The file contains a forty-eight page report on the Irving Independent School District for the five-year period, 1956-1961. The booklet contains budget and bond information, information on school growth and the city’s growth, photographs of the school buildings, enrollment statistics, and photos of students at school in various activities.


     The booklet provides a interesting snapshot of Irving schools during the late 1950s. The photos of the school buildings may be of particular interest. There is a birds-eye-view photo of the Central School grounds showing “Old Red” and all the buildings on the grounds.