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- Campbell Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas
Two men and 1 woman standing in front of a wood clad residence.
The rear, roofed, porch is facing; the front porch is just visible on the far left of the photograph.
From left to right: A man is standing in front of a dark horse. A small dog is perched on the hind-quarters of the horse.
A man is standing in front of a small black and white dog. The dog is sitting on a wooden box/crate.
A woman is standing at the front corner of the porch, beneath a medium tree. She is holding a palm fan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3079/
- Christopher and Martha Huffhines Home
Photograph of a front-exterior view of the Christopher and Martha Huffhines home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with an awning covering the width of the house. Standing on the steps is a woman and baby identified as Ophelia Huffhines Chick and baby Amy. In the foreground, there is a wooden fence. Amy married Jack D. Rutledge in 1926, and died in June 2005 at 101 years old. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118222/
- Citizens State Bank, Richardson, Texas
Brick storefront, with curved corrugated metal awning. Three sets of double opening doors, with smaller glass panes above. "The Citizens State Bank" painted on one of the middle set of doors.
Bill Stratton, age 6, and Newt Harris standing in and in front of right hand set of doors. Angled tall counter visible through the opened left pair of doors. Brick sidewalk in front, dirt street visible with double board walkway across.
Written on back: Daddy, 6yrs ( Bill Stratton) & Uncle Newt Harris, 1906 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3119/
- Cotton Gin "Old Red", Richardson, Texas
Cotton gin, two-story wooden frame building. Four 2-horsedrawn wagons containing cotton. 15 men visible. Telephone pole in foreground. Numerous outbuildings.
Additional information: Telephone service in Richardson was established in 1900. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3138/
- Early Class at Greenville Avenue School
Photograph of a group of students and one teacher from Greenville Avenue School. They are posing in four rows outside of a wooden building. They are identified on the back of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118342/
- Finis Ewing Allen Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas
Large, two-story wood clad residence with wrap-around roofed porch.
The center section of the porch has a balcony porch on the 2nd floor.
Two benches are visible on the porch; the foundation is skirted with brick; the porch steps are concrete. A small pied horse is standing in front of the porch.
Four people are on the porch, a man standing, a boy standing, a man seated, and a woman standing partially behind him.
Left to right:
ALLEN, Robert Clint. Born Feb 1893.
ALLEN, Cecil Butler. Born Sept 1899.
ALLEN, Finis Ewing. Born 21 Apr 1857, Pettis Co MO; died 6 Jan 1918, Richardson TX.
Allen, Lelia Ashby Butler. Born May 1862 KY.
Robert Clint Allen, standing, wearing coat and hat; texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3081/
- 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/
- Grissom Family and Residence, 1904, Richardson, Texas
Seven people and one dog, standing at a gated fence in front of a two-story clapboard house.
From left to right: Man with folded arms, wearing a hat and suit. Man with hands clasped in front, wearing a suit. Woman behind the fence (made of horizontal boards attached to wooden posts), wearing dark skirt, white blouse, pompadour hair-style. Woman behind gate, wearing light-colored clothing. Man sitting on large round fence post (or tree trunk), wearing brimmed hat tilted back. Woman wearing two-piece dress, with a wide dark/light striped pattern. Man, leaning on the fence, dark hat in his right hand, moustached. In front of him (blurred) is a light-colored dog.
The house behind them is two-story, wood clad, with a closed dormer forming a roof for the porch. The front door, framed above and to the side by narrow windows, appears to be open. Trees are visible at both sides; a shed is just visible on the right edge of the picture. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3098/
- Harben-Spotts Company, Richardson, Texas
Sam Harben print shop, about 1906, Sam Harben in center.
Sam P. Harben. Three men, one woman, and two young children visible. Printing press, type setter's desk, gas light visible.
Written on back: Sam Harben print shop, about 1906, Sam Harben in center.
Sam P. Harben. Woman: Lucille Lawler Keith (Mrs. Troy Keith)
Mrs. Keith was half-sister of Laura Blewett, daughter of "Aunt Mattie" Blewett. Mrs. Blewett later married Mr. Lawler, then Mr. Parks. This information supplied by Mary Harrison 10 Jan 1973. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3126/
- Henry William Coit and family, Renner, Texas
9 people standing on a steam tractor or attached gang plow. 2 women, three children, 4 men. The woman standing farthest right is veiled. The rear of the tractor is visible, in a partially plowed field. 2 women, 2 man, and 1 child (girl) are holding levers used to raise and lower the plows.
Written on back of photo: Henry William Coit & family, steam tractor & plow, Renner Tex., Early 1900's.
5/24/1985 donated Henry W. Coit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3109/
- Interurban Depot, Richardson, Texas
Interurban Express Depot, Richardson, Texas.
Standing in front of building:
J. T. Pierce, Station Manager 1900-1916 (wearing suit).
Unidentified men and boy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3158/
- Interurban Depot, Richardson, Texas
Interurban Depot, Richardson, Texas, with man standing in front, tracks visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3157/
- 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 Meade Campbell children going to school, Richardson, Texas
5 children; 3 in buggy; 1 standing, with black dog; 1 standing on harness shaft. Single seat buggy; 1 horse
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-. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3112/
- Portrait of Curley Pierce and Gene Lawler
Photograph of a woman and man standing in front of a wooden fence and facing each other; they are identified as Ethel "Curley" Pierce and Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. The man is holding snow in both of his hands. In the background, there are houses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118266/
- Portrait of Curley Pierce Lawler
Photograph of a woman identified as Ethel "Curly" Pierce Lawler. She is posing in a horse-drawn wagon. In the background, there are trees. She was born on February 1, 1894, and died October 27, 1978. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118269/
- Portrait of Gene Lawler
Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Gene Lawler. He is standing in right side-view with his face looking away from the camera and his hands behind his back. He is standing to the right of a tree. In the background, there is a wooden fence and buildings. Lawler was born on October 4, 1886, and died December 11, 1970. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118270/
- Portrait of Gene Lawler 1909
Photograph of a portrait of Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. He is posing in front of a horse-drawn carriage with his right hand on the horse's reins. In the background, there is a train. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118267/
- Portrait of Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett 1908
Photograph of a portrait of two women identified as Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett Harben. They are standing in a wooden barrel with a sign on the front that says "Pure Country 'Lasses $1.50 per. Gal." In the background, there is a wooden building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118260/
- Portrait of Vera Huffhines
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Vera France Huffhines at eight years old. She is wearing a hair bow and necklace. Text below the image says "Vera Huffhines." She is the daughter of Winfield Scott Huffhines and Francis Ann Harris Huffhines, and later married William Statler Stratton. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118276/
- Post Office, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3123/
- R. P. Harben Home
Photograph of an exterior view of the R. P. (Raymond) Harben home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a long, covered porch. There is a windmill on the left, and the house is surrounded by trees. A wooden picket fence surrounds the yard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118218/
- Richards School Picnic
Photograph of a group of young women at the Richardson School picnic. They are standing near a body of water. In the background, there are trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118318/
- Richardson High School 1902
Photograph of a group students and faculty from Richardson High School. The students are posing in two rows, and the three faculty members are standing behind them. They are posing in front of a wooden building. Three boys in the center-front row are holding a sign with cursive handwriting on it. Text below the image says "Richardson School 1902." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118326/
- Richardson High School Class 1908
Photograph of Richardson High School class of 1908. They are all wearing light-colored ribbon bows with long streamers. The three young women and men are identified as (front row) Eula Huffhines Harben, Hugh Harben, Rosa Hudgins, (back row) Tom McKamy, Mollie Durham Reddick, and Grover Huffhines. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118339/
- Richardson School Class of 1906
Photograph of eighteen students and one professor, identified as Richardson School Class of 1906. Eight young women and one male professor are sitting in the back row, nine young men are sitting in front of them, and one young man is sitting on the ground. In the background, there is a wooden building. The students are identified in order on the back of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118320/
- Richardson School Picnic
Photograph of two young men and two young women at the Richardson School picnic. They women are sitting in a horse-drawn carriage, and the men are standing on the side of it. The carriage and horse are in body of shallow water. In the background, there are trees. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1905." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118317/
- Richardson School Picnic
Photograph of three young women and two young men at a Richardson School picnic. The men are wearing ribbons with long streamers on their lapels, and the women are wearing bonnets. In the background, there is a horse-drawn vehicle. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1906." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118319/
- Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas
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] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3135/
- Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3137/