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- Children of Robert Fleming Campbell and Nancy Jane David Campbell, Richardson, Texas
Family portrait of three women and a man posing together. An older gentleman and woman are seated in the front and two women are standing behind them. Names are written on back in this order: "Lodemia Ann Campbell Routh, Serepta Ellen Campbell Routh, William LaFayette Campbell, Margaret Emma Campbell Stanley." Also written on back: "children of Robert Fleming Campbell (5/2/1804-11/18/1881) and Nancy Jane David Campbell 8/7/1801-11/29/1841
from Tennessee 1851" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3107/
- John W. Chick Family, Richardson, Texas
Studio Portrait. 3 children standing, 2 boys, 1 girl. Man & woman seated, 1 young man seated.
Written on back: Front Row - left to right: W. H. Chick (Uncle Will); John W. Chick (Grandpa); Frances Angelina Chick (Grandma); C. B. Chick (my father).
back row - Robert L. Chick (Uncle Bob); Sarah Elizabeth Chick (Aunt Sallie)(Mrs. C. C. Huffhines) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3110/
- Texas Street, Richardson, Texas
Street block of four commercial buildings, all have front awnings and wooden walkways/sidewalks. The 2 buildings on the right are false front. The left most building has the gable end facing the unpaved street.
Left to right: pony, possibly tethered to an awning support pole; three men in front of the left-most door; three men standing outside the next business; two children at the edge of the walk; one man standing under the awning of the Drug Store; one man standing in front of the right-most door.
This printing is a copy of a photograph that at some time earlier had been edited with the addition of ink/pencil lines to darken the architectural outlines of the buildings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3068/
- Grissom family, Richardson, Texas
Formal studio portrait. Three men, in dark suits, white shirts, and long neckties, standing behind two seated women. Both women wear dark skirts and white blouses with standing ruffled collars, possibly trimmed in lace. The woman on the right wears a dark ribbon around the collar. The woman on the left wears a dark, open jacket with ribbon trim at collar and cuffs.
Children of Park Lee GRISSOM (24 Aug 1854 - 10 Feb 1938) and
Mary Jennie COFFEE (5 Sep 1852 - 6 Apr 1912)
Left to right - Pat, Guss, Will (standing)
Rebecca, Ada (seated)
Pat GRISSOM [?Richard Clint GRISSOM?] (20 May 1882 AL - 3 Jul 1948 TX) married Ollie Mae CROSS
Guss Eugene GRISSOM (19 Jul 1889 AL - 12 Aug 1969 TX) married Allie Bell BOGGS
William Lee GRISSOM (27 Oct 1879 AL - 29 Jan 1949 TX) married Mollie SANDIFER
Rebecca Bell GRISSOM (15 Jul 1884 AL - 12 Aug 1962 TX) married Robert Tremble PREWITT
Ada Coloeman GRISSOM (23 Feb 1877 AL - 6 May 1950 AL) married Minor HARAWAY texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3100/
- Matt Turner and wife, Richardson, Texas
Copy of a photograph, a man and a woman, head and chest visible.
The formal portrait is a horizontal oval mounted on stock. The man has a beard and moustache, is wearing a suitcoat and vest, with shirt and tie. The woman is wearing a dark dress, with dark moire satin bow at the neck, a brooch on her left side, and an earring visible on her left ear. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3082/
- Sam Harben family and residence, Richardson, Texas
14 persons standing behind a white picket fence. Wooden frame house in back; the right-hand 2/3 has a covered porch with 3 doors and 2 windows visible.
The people are: man, woman, woman, girl holding doll, man, woman, man, woman, young man, girl, woman, child standing on fence rail, man, young man/boy. All men are wearing hats. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3091/
- C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas
Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home.
Left to right:
BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX.
BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX.
BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968.
BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952.
BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955.
BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3080/
- Stansell Brothers, Richardson, Texas
Seven men standing in back of store. Canned, bottled, and bagged goods visible. Bins and other containers holding vegetables. "We Sell Black Bear" standing card on counter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3131/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- 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/
- Children of John and Elizabeth (Lezze) Campbell, Richardson, Texas
5 children - studio portrait. Rita Mae, holding Jack. Ima, standing. Robert seated, wearing suit.
Mary, seated in front.
Written on back:
on back of picture: John & Lezze Campbell Family ca 1910. Rita holding Jack (McGuire) deceased. Ima (standing) (Forman.
Robert deceased. Mary C. (Harrison). Jack deceased.
Roma - the baby not yet born when (Smithwick) picture was made (deceased).] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3111/
- Huguley Gin, Richardson, Texas
Huguley cotton gin, wood frame building. 9 men standing, 1 man seated in 1-horse buggy - in front of building.
Abe (Abraham) M. Cain (wearing apron), 4th from left.
2 barrels, 1 saw-horse, construction materials visible.
Additional information: Abe (Abraham) M. Cain, son of William Daniel & Fannie Cain, was an early alderman, went to work at age 13; did carpentry, built many buildings including the red [brick] school [administration] building.
"Huguley" sometimes spelled Hugley. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3139/
- Jesse Harben family, Richardson, Texas
5 people. Two women, one man standing in front of a stone wall structure. Two children, a boy wearing a white hat, and a girl, are seated in front of the man. The wall/structure appears to be made of large blocks of sandstone or limestone, cemented. Neither the side edges nor the top edge of the structure is visible. The location is possibly Kirkland Park. Written on back:
LR- Jessie Blewett Harben
Eula Huffhines Harben
Jesse Harben [14 Dec 1888 - Oct 1973]
Lucille Huffhines (?) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3090/
- Main Street, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3073/
- Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas
Mt.Calvary Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas, with people standing on steps (later known as: First Baptist Church.) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3155/
- Reddick Grocery Store, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3130/
- Harben's Drug Store, Richardson, Texas
Interior view of Harben's Drug Store. Four men are visible, the one on the far right is Sam Harben. Ads for various patent medicines including Mentholatum and Cardui are legible. Floor and ceiling are finished wood. There is a counter partly visible with four metal stools. Six glass display cases and two electric ceiling fans are visible.
Noted on back of photo - Sam Harben on right, early 1900s.
Cardui was a patent medicine used to reduce menstrual problems. It was 19% alcohol and included Blessed Thistle, Black Haw and Golden Seal. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3124/
- R. P. Harben and Son Drug Store, Richardson, Texas
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 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3125/
- Grissom sons, Jack, Murray & Park, Plano, Texas
Studio portrait of three boys, from mid-chest.
Left: youngest, wearing light-colored wide-collared, buttoned shirt or romper. Center: middle in age, wearing white, long-sleeved shirt with medium stripes and dark neck-tie. Left: oldest, wearing light-colored shirt, perhaps with woven textured stripes, and dark neck-tie.
Sons of William Lee GRISSON (27 Oct 1879 AL - 29 Jan 1949 TX) and Mollie Sandifer GRISSOM (11 Jan 1882 TX - 16 Jun 1972 TX)
from left to right:
Jack Kendal GRISSOM (7 Jul 1911 Plano TX - 27 May 1981 Garland TX)
Murray Amos GRISSOM (19 Oct 1908 Plano TX - 4 Jan 1971 Dallas TX)
Park Lee GRISSOM (16 Oct 1906 Plano TX - 25 Feb 1982 Allen TX)
source: "The Family of Park L. Grissom" by Mozelle Grissom, 1981 [unpublished document] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3101/
- Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3136/
- Harris, Thomas Newton, Family, Richardson, Texas
Informal family group photograph, standing and seated on a side porch of a house. The porch extends around the corner of the building to the right. Visible on the right are fences and another building.
Standing on the porch are three women, the first only partially visible, with a girl standing in front, one man in a three-piece suit, one young woman, a woman in profile, and two elderly women (7 women, one girl, one man).
Seated in front, on the edge of the porch, is a moustached man in a suit and dark hat, and a younger man in military uniform with hat and leg gaiters.
Left to right, standing:
possibly Evelyn HARRIS (hidden)
Mattie E Strait HARRIS (1874-25 Sep 1971)
Noma HARRIS [in front of mother Mattie] (15 Feb 1910 - 20 Jan 1987) married Leonard Allen HUFFHINES (8 Oct 1911 - 16 Sep 1988)
Robert K. (Bob) HARRIS
possibly Evelyn HARRIS
Paulina L. HARRIS (1849-1928) widow of Samuel P. Harris (1831-1914)
Thomas Newton HARRIS (31 Oct 1870 - 27 Jun 1952)
Joe HARRIS [?P. G. Harris?] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3093/
- Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3132/
- Newt Harris Barber Shop, Richardson, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3128/
- Big Springs Baptist Church, Garland, Texas
Big Springs Baptist Church, wood frame building.
Label on reverse: "Big Springs Baptist Church 1877-1919.
Date of Picture 8-3-19. J. W. Campbell" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3156/
- McKamy Springs, Richardson, Texas
Natural spring, with a stone and concrete structure built around and over it. A half-dome stone-trimmed 'grotto' covers the spring. A man-made canal channels the visible water. A plaque is set into a stone/cement low monument inside the canal. It reads: "The Yoiuane tribe of the Caddo group of Indians lived here as early as 1690 to 1840. They hunted buffalo and deer on the prairie. They used McKamy Spring as a watering place. It was from these friendly Tejas Indians that Texas got her name."
The spring is located within a 2 acre park, called McKamy Spring Park, in south-east Richardson. Native people last known to have camped at the spring were of a Caddoan-speaking tribe. The Bowser family once owned the property, and then T. F. McKamy (1925-1927). Part of the old stagecoach route extending from Breckenridge ran near this site as well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3076/
- Grissom Family Men, Richardson, Texas
Four men standing outdoors. All are wearing dark trousers and white, long-sleeved shirts. From left to right, the first man wears glasses and a bow-tie, has a moustache, and is wearing sleeve garters. The other three wear long neck-ties. Pocket-watch chains are visible on the 3rd and 4th men. Behind them is an arbor or trellis with brushy growth on the top and on the right side.
The photograph is from the Grissom family collection, but no identification is available. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3103/
- Main Street, Elevated View, Richardson, Texas
Elevated view of Main Street (Belt Line) from a water tower, looking southwest. The main commercial block has brick and wooden buildings, most with awnings, many with false fronts. Four cross streets are visible; Main Street curves off just at the right edge of the photograph. The railroad, with crossings signs, is in the horizontal center of the picture. Also visible are residences, a long storage/warehouse railroad structure to the left of Main Street and the Train Station to the right of Main Street. Automobiles are parked on the commercial block and are visible on Main Street.
Plowed/cultivated fields and a few buildings are visible on the horizon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3072/
- Greenville Avenue, Elevated View 1927, Richardson, Texas
Elevated view of Greenville Avenue, looking south, probably from Main Street.
In the foreground, on the left, is the First United Presbyterian Church (originally the Trinity Congregation), with Polk St. behind it. The building was completed in 1910. On the right is the First United Methodist Church, which was built in 1898. One car is on Greenville Ave. A sidewalk runs along the right/west, side of Greenville Ave.
In the background is Philips Street, with the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on the SE corner of the intersection, completed in 1886. The Richardson School building, opened in 1914, is on the SW corner. Greenville Avenue curves to the left/east at Philips. Numerous residences are also shown, as are utility poles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3067/
- Grissom family members, Richardson, Texas
2 women, 1 man standing on un-mortared brick surface. 4th person partically visible. Corrugated metal, possibly silo, visible in right background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3106/
- Newt Harris Barber Shop, Richardson, Texas
Barbershop interior, left to right: Newt [Thomas Newton] Harris owner, Walter Parks, Jack Echols, Dock Echols. 1 sink, ceiling fan, several electric lights, 2 barber chairs. Flag bunting draped above mirror.
Left to right: Newt [Thomas Newton] Harris owner, Walter Parks, Jack Echols, Dock Echols - Dallas Morning News 8/22/1984.
Thomas Newton Harris, 30 Oct 1870 - 29 Jun 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3127/
- Gulf [Gasoline] Station, Richardson, Texas
Gulf gasoline station with covered drive-through, 4 pumps, 2 air compressors, corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. Advertising pole with 2 lights. Tillman Jones standing in front of station; young child standing near building. Water tower in background.
Additional information: Corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3134/
- Routh Family Reunion, Routh Home, Plano, Texas
Family group, informal portrait. 5 informal rows, some faces partially hidden. 52 faces visible, some partially. One torso, far right.
Children seated in front. 2 women, center, appear to be wearing dark hats or bonnets with large black ribbons. 1 man, seated, holding hat, wears eye patch on right eye.
Written on back:
on back: about 1938 - Routh family reunion, Routh Home - Plano.
BACK ROW: Vivian S Barron, Madge Carver Barron, Cecil Thornton Barron, Stanley J Jr Mendenhall, Stanley J Mendenhall, Stanton J Barron, Haskel Roach, Jake Barron or Jimmy Rogers, Jake Barron or Jimmy Rogers, UNK, UNK, UNK, Robert Webb, Roy Patton Howell, UNK, UNK
SECOND ROW: John M Campbell, UNK, UNK, Pauline Mendenhall, Bertha Mendenhall, UNK, UNK, UNK, Rosa Routh, Clara Routh, Virginia Roach, Mildred C Rogers, Julia Mendenhall, Florence Rogers, UNK, UNK, UNK, UNK
BOTTOM ROW: UNK, Mary Ann Coit, UNK, Louise Rogers, all others unidentified texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3108/
- First Christian Church, Richardson, Texas
Wooden frame church, white clapboard siding. The middle section of the front (gable end) entends forward to form an entrance and upward to form a [bell?] tower. The double entrance door is covered with a decorative braced awning with a closed dormer. A sign over the door reads "First Christian Church." The roof is shingled, maybe wooden. A signpost is at the right edge of the picture, with the name of the church and the pastor's name. To the left of the main building is a lower building/annex with multiple doors and a side porch supported by posts. Trees are to the right and left of the mail building. Both buildings are surrounded by shrubs or low plants. The area is front of the building is paved.
This photograph was probably taken at the location at Greenville Ave. and Polk St., Richardson, Texas. The church relocated to 601 E Main in April, 1958. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3144/
- Country Store [Grocery], Richardson, Texas
Fred [P] Winkler (owner), Morgan Gant, Billy Giles, James Tune, Clarence Hastedt and Tillman Jones, youths Ronny Clark and Jackie Fielder, all wearing aprons, standing in an aisle. Assortment of groceries, some brand names visible, on left and right.
Written on back: Fred Winkler, Morgan Gant, Billy Giles, James Tune, Clarence Hastedt and Tillman Jones. 1953. (2 youths, Ronny Clark and Jackie Fielder, standing in front) all wearing aprons.
Additional information: [Richardson 1959-1960 Directory, paid listing: COUNTRY STORE, Fresh Meats and Groceries, 100 East Main Street, Fred P. Winkler, Owner, Phone ADams 5-5351] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3129/
- Sun Oil Company, Production Research & Development Lab, Richardson, Texas
Aerial view. Sun Oil Company Production Research & Development Lab. Two one-story buildings, connected by a covered walkway. The larger building, in the foreground, is "E" shaped; the smaller is rectangular. Parking lot between with cars. Storage tank. Housing development visible in background, telephone/electrical poles, no trees or landscaping. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3117/
- Arapaho Road at North Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas
Arapaho Road, east from North Central Expressway (U.S. Highway 75), taken from roadside between north-bound Central and its access road. A vehicle carrying earth-moving equipment is east-bound on Arapaho Road. At the SE corner of the intersection is a sign: "TURN LEFT FASCINATION HOMES NORTHRICH WEST."
Five or six small trees are enclosed with a low fence on the right/south side of Arapaho. Further east is a gravel/cement/construction facility. On the left/north side of Arapaho are 2 houses. On the horizon a railroad crossing sign is visible, and a vehicle on the street at the horizon. Various utility lines and poles edge streets and the railroad. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3063/
- Main Street at US Highway 75, Richardson, Texas
Looking north west, the intersection of Main Street / Belt Line Rd. and the east-side frontage road of U. S. Highway 75 (Northbound).
A pile of dirt/rocks is on the left foreground; center front is an eroded ditch that is covered by a concrete culvert at Main Street. Two cars are visible on Main Street, and 2 more are parked north of Main Street, on the right side of the photograph. Multiple real estate/housing development signs are on the intersection corners. Buildings are visible in the right background, through leafless trees and shrubs.
Signs: Carter Built Homes - AZALEA PARK - Carter Const Co
...ier Homes - Mimosa & Cypress Drive ..5-2527
FINESSE HOMES texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3070/
- Polk Street, Richardson, Texas
Polk Street, looking east. The left center of the photograph shows the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek flowing east, then turning south under Polk Street. Sherman Street intersects with Polk Street just west of the creek. There is a small bridge, with low rails, over the creek. On the left are low, brushy, trees. On the right are three residences; the middle has an outbuilding. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central Ave., then the railroad crossing the street. On the horizon, one residence is visible, and two motor vehicles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3059/
- Texas Instruments Semiconductor Product Plant, Dallas, Texas
Large room. Women (mostly) seated at 4 long rows of tables, doing product assembly. Workers have individual task lights, microscopes, and other equipment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3120/