You limited your search to:

 County: Dallas County, TX
 Decade: 1900-1909
 Collection: Texas History Collection
John Meade Campbell children going to school, Richardson, Texas

John Meade Campbell children going to school, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1900/1915
Creator: unknown
Description: 5 children; 3 in buggy; 1 standing, with black dog; 1 standing on harness shaft. Single seat buggy; 1 horse Additional information: Children of John Meade CAMPBELL and Elizabeth Semonie Haynes CAMPBELL: Rita Mae 1895-1976, Ima Meade 1898-, Robert Haynes 1900-, Mary Winnie 1904-, Jack 1907-, Roma 1912-.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Date: 1906
Creator: Wallace, Ed. R.
Description: This book describes the life of Methodist preacher named Parson Hanks, including his journeys, courtship and marriage, experiences at conferences, religious service and other frontier experiences.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Post Office, Richardson, Texas

Post Office, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Post card with photo of early Post Office. The structure is a small wood one story building with one door. In front are two women - one [Aunt Sarah Allen, third post master] seated in a rocking chair and one holding a baby - and a man. On the right side of the post office is a white picket fence. Other unidentified buildings are visible in the background. The ground immediately in front of the building is dirt, but grass and bushes are visible to the sides. Written on back: "Made in 1906", "Pearl Schults", "Please return to Mrs. Jake K. Stults", "donated by Grissom". Note with post card states "Aunt Sarah Allen third post master" with no explanation. Additional information: The first Post Office was established September 27, 1858. Before, mail was tossed into a barrel in the general store and residents picked out their own mail.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
[Postcard of the Oriental Hotel]

[Postcard of the Oriental Hotel]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Oriental Hotel, hung with patriotic banners, in Dallas, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Oliver Harben standing; Mayfair? Griffin, operator, sitting in front of telephone switchboard equipment; Mattie Lucas Lawler Blewett Parks sitting against wall. Tall cabinet in foreground. Written on back: Written on back: Oliver Harben [standing], Mayfair? Griffin [sitting, wearing headphones], Mattie Lucas Lawler Blewett Parks [sitting]
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas

Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Woman switchboard operator, seated at manual switchboard, wearing earphones. Pictures on wall, including advertisement for Remington typewriter with female typist. Numerous wires and connectors visible. The woman has been identified variously as Stella Moody, Mayfair Griffin, and Mrs. Strait, wife of Bill Strait, telephone lineman.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
[Texas Seed and Floral Co.]

[Texas Seed and Floral Co.]

Date: April 16, 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the building housing the Texas Seed & Floral Co. in Dallas, Texas. The type on the back reads: "Dear Sir: In reply to yours of 14th, we have not heard anything further from Mr. W. M. Peck".
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
FIRST PREV 1 2 NEXT LAST