Collection Number: MVF 6-26

Accession Number: 0102-237 and 0304-286

Item(s): Postcards (4): two postcards depicting the Texas State Fair grounds, c. 1890s; two depicting the grounds during the Texas Centennial Exposition 1936; and one postcard showing Main Street, Dallas, Texas 1907.


Donor: Jan Hart  

Date Received: June 24, 2002 and September 13, 2004

Literary Rights Statement 

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


     The file contains four postcards. The front of one postcard is a black-and-white photograph of Main Street, Dallas, Texas, 1907.  The other three cards are of scenes of the Texas State Fair grounds. One card depicts the “Entrance to the State Fair, Dallas, Texas” in a hand-colored photograph, c. 1890s. The second card is a panorama of the Texas Centennial Exposition, 1936. This artist’s rendering depicts an aerial view of the fair grounds. The third is an artist’s depiction of the ground's lagoon and surrounding buildings during the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition.