Manuscript Vertical File

Collection Number: MVF 7-13

Accession Number: 0203-45

Item(s): Photocopy of a flier from Southwestern States Telephone Company, Irving, Texas, entitled “Irving Progress 1960”

Producer: Southwestern States Telephone Company     

Donor: Greater Irving/Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce  

Date Received: October 15, 2002

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


     The file contains a photocopy of an information brochure from Southwestern States Telephone Company in which the Division Manager, Bill Esslinger, explains that the rapid growth of the city is making it difficult for the phone company to provide adequate service, especially since the volume of calls drastically increased when the toll charge to Dallas was eliminated.