Collection: Irving Community Lantern Slide Collection
Collection #: 100-155P-14
Date of photograph: 1925
Original lable on slide: "Dallas County, Irving Community, Negro children, west side of community, March 1925."
Description: The Bear Creek community was established by free blacks and freed slaves during the 1850s. It is one of the oldest African-American communities in Dallas County. Pictured are the Morton family children in 1925. The Morton family are long-time residents of Bear Creek. The community, located west of Irving, was annexed by the city in 1969.
Information on original photograph:
glass slide, 3¼" by 4", black-and-white.
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