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Fourth of July Parade
Photograph of men in a marching band at the Independence Day parade, on Beltline Road in front of Richardson High School. The men are wearing Shriners' fezzes. One man is holding a pair of symbols, and the men behind him are playing trumpets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118175/
Fourth of July Parade
Photograph of a young woman sitting on the back of a convertible car in a parade on Beltline Road, in front of Richardson High School. She is wearing a striped dress and a crown. A sign on the side of the cars says "Miss Richardson 1970." In the background, there is a group of people on the yard of the high school. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118176/
Fourth of July Parade
Photograph of Independence Day parade at the corner of Oak Street and Summit Drive in Richardson, Texas. A semi truck parade float is decorated with flags, streamers, and paper. In the foreground, there are people seated and standing near a table with boxed United States flags on it. A flag is set up at the table. To the left, there is a street sign with "Oak Street" and "Summit Drive." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118173/
George W. Huffhines Home
Photograph of an exterior view of the George W. Huffhines home on 310 Phillips Street. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a wide balcony on the left side. A wooden fence surrounds the property. Two women standing on the balcony are identified as Mary and Eula Huffhines. Five people on the porch are identified as George W., Minnie, baby Lucille, Geraldine, and Le Ella. To the right, there is a view of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, which was destroyed in a 1909 storm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118224/
George W. Huffhines Home
Photograph of an exterior view of the George W. Huffhines home on 310 Phillips Street. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a wide balcony on the left side. A building behind the house is identified as the smokehouse. A wooden fence surrounds the property. The house was sold to Mrs. Jackson, who later sold it to First Baptist Church. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118223/
George W. Huffhines Home
Photograph of an exterior view of the George W. Huffhines home on 310 Phillips Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a staircase leads to a door on the second floor. Plants and bushed grow in front of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118225/
Grissom Landfill
Photograph of the entrance road leading to Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. A sign on a gate says "Entrance Sanitary Landfill City of Richardson[,] Open 8:00 to 5:00 Sat. 8:00 to 12:00." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118312/
Grissom Landfill
Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive near the Sherrill Park Golf Course. There are piles of dirt and garbage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118311/
Grissom Landfill
Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive near the Sherrill Park Golf Course. There are piles of dirt and a puddle of water. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118310/
Grissom Landfill
Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. There are piles of garbage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118314/
Grissom Landfill
Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. Two trucks are in a dirt pit. One man is standing beside the truck on the right, and one man is standing on a pile of dirt above the truck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118313/
H. W. and Ida Greer Residence
Photograph of an exterior view of the Greer family home on Interurban Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch in the front with two doors. There are two trees in the yard. A woman, girl, and man are standing outside the picket fence; they are identified as Ida Huffhines Greer, Ruth Greer, and Henry W. Greer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118246/
Henry William Coit Residence
Photograph of the Henry William Coit residence in Renner, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with a wooden fence surrounding the yard. The Coit family is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage outside the fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118210/
Holly Elevated Water Tower
Photograph of construction on an elevated water tower on Holly Drive, north of Beltline Road. There are cars and a truck parked below it. The water tower was completed in 1959. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118315/
Holly Elevated Water Tower
Photograph of an elevated water tower on Holly Drive, north of Beltline Road. The water tower is partially constructed, and was completed in 1959. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118316/
J. J. Pearce High School
Copy of artist's rendering of J. J. Pearce High School, looking to the southwest corner of the building. In front of the building, there are streets, yards, and trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118355/
J. J. Pearce High School Academic Decathlon Team, 1985
Photograph of a group of students identified as J. J. Pearce High School Decathlon Team. Two students are holding a banner with a Texas-shaped symbol on it that says "J. J. P. #1," and says "Go for [the gold]" around the shape. One student is holding a flag that says "J. J. Pearce" on it. Most of the students are wearing plaid shirts, jeans, boots, and cowboy hats. In the background, there is a school building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118356/
Jacob Routh Residence
Photograph of an exterior view of the Jacob Routh home on Renner Road. The wooden house is two-stories tall with columns on the front that extend to the roof. There is a covered porch and chimney on the left side. Construction of the house began in 1860, but because of the Civil War, it was not finished until 1871. It was vandalized and burned in 1965. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118230/
John B. Floyd Home
Photograph of the L. N. Grissom family posing in front of the John B. Floyd home. Behind the family, there is a man posing beside four mules. The wooden house is two stories tall, and was also known as the Floyd Inn; it was built in 1856 in Breckinridge, the predecessor to Richardson, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118216/
John B. Floyd Home and Inn
Photograph of a painting of John B. Floyd Home and Inn. The building is two-stories tall. Depicted on the lawn outside the house, there is a cooking pot on the left and a wagon on the right. A signature is located at the bottom-left of the image. Additional information is given on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118217/
John Huffhines Home
Photograph of a rear-exterior view of the John Huffhines home. The wooden house is two-stories tall. There is a wooden shed and a doghouse in front of the house. There are two statues of people and other various objects in the yard. A label on the top-right of the mat says "Ruth Greer [/] 639 Devonshire R 5 [/] Richardson Texas 75080." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118227/
John Huffhines Home
Photograph of an illustration of an exterior view of the John Huffhines home. There is a chimney drawn on the front of the house. A shed is drawn to the left of the house, and another house is drawn behind it. A picket fence surrounds the property. John Huffhines and his wife, Elizabeth Huffhines, were among Richardson's first settlers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118226/
John L. "Butch" Floyd Home
Photograph of an exterior view of the John L. (Butch) Floyd home. The wooden house has an awning extending from the front. There are two people standing outside the house on the left. The house is located on what is now Spring Valley Road, west of Central Expressway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118215/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Two cars are driving on the road. On the right side of the road, two businesses are identified as Black & Decker and Baskin Robbins. In the background, there are trees and buildings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118381/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving down the road; parked cars and buildings are on both sides of the road. In the background, there are two water towers, and a multi-story building on the right, identified as First City Bank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118380/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road, and parked amongst buildings. In the background, there is a view of two water towers; the multi-story building on the right is identified as First City Bank. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118375/
Main Street
Photograph of a view of Main Street. Several cars are parked along the gravel road. Business run along the left side of it; one is identified as the Ritz Theatre, and a two-story building identified as Citizens State Bank. In the background, there is a water tower. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118372/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from the Greenville Avenue. There are cars driving on the road; parked cars and buildings are on each side of the road. In the background, there is a view of two water towers and a multi-story building identified as First City Bank. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118377/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking from Greenville Avenue. There are cars on the road at an intersection. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the perpendicular road. In the background, there are two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118378/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are cars at an intersection. Several cars are parked amongst buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118374/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving on two perpendicular roads. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the streets. In the background, there is a view of two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118379/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road. Buildings and trees are on both sides of the street; one building on the right is identified as Baskin Robbins. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118376/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are two cars at an intersection. Several other cars are parked beside buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118368/
Main Street
Photograph of a view of Main Street from the Greenville Avenue intersection. One man is standing in the road in the foreground. A row of cars is parked on the side of the street. There are also businesses along the street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118369/
Main Street, 1912
Photograph of seven cars parked in a line on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Some cars have people sitting in them, and some have American flags attached. In the background, there are several buildings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118371/
Main Street Late 1800s
Photograph of a view of Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Several buildings line the street, and several horse-drawn wagons are parked along the sides. In the foreground, there is another horse-drawn wagon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118370/
[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas
Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118293/
[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas
Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118289/
[Map of] Richardson, Dallas County
Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas in Dallas County. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, and a creek that fall within the town. Scale 1:2,400. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118292/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. In the foreground, there is a road with a car parked on it. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118235/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. In the foreground, there is a road with a car parked on it. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118237/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. Four fold-out chairs are set up on the left of the porch, and there is one rocking chair on the right side. There is a white picket fence and a paved road in front of the house. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118238/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118234/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the house. Two cars are parked to the left of the house. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118236/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. A picket fence in the front extends the length of a road. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118233/
E. O. Campbell Home
Photograph of the E. O. Campbell residence on 400 East Campbell Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall. A woman identified as Mrs. E. O. Campbell is sitting outside of it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118211/
Pearl Richardson Home
Photograph of three houses, the house on the left is identified as Pearl Richardson's home. A woman identified as Mrs. Sara Jane Longmire, Pearl Richardson's mother, is standing beside the porch. In the foreground, there is a wooden bridge and piles of pipes in front of each house; they would be used for the sewer system in the alley. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118229/
[Portrait of a man standing on a brick walkway]
Photograph of an elderly man standing on a brick sidewalk, and is wearing a hat and suspenders. In the background, there is a corrugated-metal structure. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118254/
Portrait of Arthur Blewett
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Arthur Chapman Blewett. He is wearing a military uniform. He was born August 5, 1894, and died August 25, 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118250/
Portrait of Bill Stratton
Photograph of a man standing, identified as Bill Stratton. He is wearing a World War I uniform and hat, and is holding a rifle with both hands. In the background, there is a wooden house. William (Bill) Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118202/
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