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 County: Dallas County, TX
 Decade: 1910-1919
 Collection: Texas History Collection
Main Street, Richardson, Texas

Main Street, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: View down an unpaved street, wheel tracks visible, with buildings visible on both sides. On the left is a 3 or 4 store row of false fronted buildings with awnings in front. Behind them is a single building with the gabled ends perpendicular to the street. A railroad crossing sign is visible. On the horizon is a large barn. Both sides of the street have electrical/utility poles. On the right is a row of buildings/stores with awnings, some with false fronts. It looks as if there is a cross street just in front of the blocks of buildings, with another at the railroad crossing sign. View is to the west, of Main Street, Richardson, which is continuous with (and connects) East & West Belt Line Rds.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Mt.Calvary Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas, with people standing on steps (later known as: First Baptist Church.)
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Newt Harris Barber Shop, Richardson, Texas

Newt Harris Barber Shop, Richardson, Texas

Date: May 16, 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Barber shop interior, with 3 chairs facing a mirrored counter, and 2 men visible. No sinks, individual shaving mugs reflected in mirror, gas light. Electrical or pneumatic equipment visible.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
R. P. Harben and Son Drug Store, Richardson, Texas

R. P. Harben and Son Drug Store, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Four men standing in store interior. Left to right: Jess Harben behind counter (partially obscured), Mr. Hennessee, Mr. Farrell (being served by Mr. Harben), Kenneth Stratton. Display shelves and counters on right, rear, and left. Soda-fountain type chairs, tables, and stools in center. Large sign for TANLAC attached to rear display case. Written on back: Harben's Drug - 1912 Jess Harben, Mr. Fred Farrell, Mr Hennessee & Keith Stratton Additional information: Tanlac Tonic - with alcohol, gentian, buckthorn, rhubarb, licorice, glycerin, wild cherry - US prohibition era "system purifier", was popular due to its 15% alcohol content
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Reddick Grocery Store, Richardson, Texas

Reddick Grocery Store, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1910 - 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Three men standing in grocery store. Unknown McKamy (left), Tom McKamy (center), Charlie Reddick (right.) Fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, banana stalk hanging from ceiling hook.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Bill Strait, standing in supply room. Racks of wooden-cased telephones visible. Handwritten on back: "Hello Boys" [signed] Bill Strait Mr. Strait was the lineman, and his wife was the operator, ca. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas

Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Left to right: William (Bill) Statler Stratton, Kenneth Stratton, Jim Stratton. Visible on the left is the Model T they built from new and used parts. "Goodrich Tires - Best in the Long Run" sign hanging from the ceiling. Various machinery and parts.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
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