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Rescuing Texas History, 2010
- 1938 Richardson High School Football Team
Photograph of the 1938 Richardson High School football team. They are seated in bleachers, and posing in three rows. All but two boys are wearing football uniforms; one boy in the center-front row is holding a football. Text below the image says "1938 Football Team," and has each of their names listed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118349/
- 1939 Richardson High School Football Team
Photograph of the 1939 Richardson High School Football Team. The boys are posed in five rows with two men on the ends of the fourth row. All but three of the boys are wearing uniforms. They are identified by name on the back of the image. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118348/
- Portrait of Owens Family
Copy photograph of a woman and a man holding a child, identified as Kate and Cliff (holding Jerry) Owens. They are standing in front of bushes. Text to the right of the image says "Cliff and Kate Owens founders of Owens Country Sausage with Jerry - about 1936." Text below the image says "Kate Jerry Clifford." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118207/
- Portrait of Seventh Grade, 1936
Copy photograph of a group of students identified as the seventh grade class of 1936. They are posing in three rows, with two teachers standing on the ends of the middle row. There is a brick building in the background. In the bottom-left corner of the image, there is a piece of tape with red-colored text that says "Crop H[ere]." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118330/
- Richardson Volunteer Fire Department
Photograph of a group portrait of the Richardson Volunteer Fire Department. Eleven men are posing around a fire truck; six men are sitting on the back side, one man is sitting on the front, and four men are standing in front of it. The truck is parked in front of a brick building. Names on the back of the photograph identify the men. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118307/