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  Partner: Richardson Public Library
 Decade: 1980-1989
Arapaho Road at North Central Expressway 1988, Richardson, Texas
Elevated view of the intersection of Arapaho Road and North Central Expressway, looking north. The elevated portion of the expressway is not paved; it only has support beams. Motor vehicles are stopped at the intersection. On the SE corner of the intersection is an Exxon gas station, behind is a sign and car lot for OK Used Cars; then the Texas Industries Concrete facility. On the horizon are the railroad and Greenville Avenue intersections with Arapaho Road. On the NE corner is the Super Motor Co., then the Decorator's Drapery Workroom. On the horizon, at the left side of the photograph, is the Ramada Renaissance Hotel (now the Richardson Hotel), built in 1986. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3061/
Greenville Avenue, Elevated View 1988, Richardson, Texas
Elevated view, looking south, of Greenville Avenue starting from the Main Street intersection. On the near left/east is the Exterior Rolling Shutter Co. building, with an "L" shaped retail building behind, facing south and west. The spires of the First Baptist Church at Philips and Greenville are visible. On the right/west side of the street is the Din Hao Market, P&R Auto Supply, houses and trees. In the back, on the right, is the RISD Administration building and the large bus barn. On the horizon, from left to right, are the Abrams Centre building, built in 1982, downtown Dallas, and buildings along Central Expressway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3066/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Two cars are driving on the road. On the right side of the road, two businesses are identified as Black & Decker and Baskin Robbins. In the background, there are trees and buildings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118381/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving down the road; parked cars and buildings are on both sides of the road. In the background, there are two water towers, and a multi-story building on the right, identified as First City Bank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118380/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road, and parked amongst buildings. In the background, there is a view of two water towers; the multi-story building on the right is identified as First City Bank. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118375/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from the Greenville Avenue. There are cars driving on the road; parked cars and buildings are on each side of the road. In the background, there is a view of two water towers and a multi-story building identified as First City Bank. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118377/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking from Greenville Avenue. There are cars on the road at an intersection. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the perpendicular road. In the background, there are two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118378/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are cars at an intersection. Several cars are parked amongst buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118374/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving on two perpendicular roads. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the streets. In the background, there is a view of two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118379/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road. Buildings and trees are on both sides of the street; one building on the right is identified as Baskin Robbins. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118376/
Main Street
Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are two cars at an intersection. Several other cars are parked beside buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118368/
Main Street (Belt Line Rd) and Central Expressway (US Hwy 75) Intersection, 1988, Richardson, Texas
Intersection of multi-lane, partially divided street with expressway access road. Motor vehicles are shown parked in a parking lot with angled parking. To the right/east is a strip of retail businesses. On the left/west is the northbound access road to an elevated portion of North Central Expressway. West Main Street extends under the Expressway. On the center horizon is a multi-story building (FirstCity Bank) with horizontal rows of windows. Right/east of that building the top of a water tower is just visible above trees. Three flags on poles are on the north side of West Main, at the edge of the bank parking lot. Motor vehicles are visible on all streets. Signs on buildings: FirstCity Bank, Barton & Howell Dry Cleaners, The Shoemaker Shoe Service, Ali's Master[?] Alterations, Custom Cloth[?]. Signs on poles: Pizza Villa, Central Center / Dry Cleaning, Laundry & Cleaning. Also: Street lights on poles, traffic signs and signals. Additional Information: Shown is the 300 block of West Main St. (which is Belt Line Rd east and west of the downtown area). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3071/
Polk Street, 1988, Richardson, Texas
Polk Street, looking east, slightly elevated, from the northbound access road of North Central Expressway. Polk Street is four lanes, with curbs and sidewalks. On either side are retail buildings: Business signs on the left: Auto Insurance 644-000; Ray Vernon Optician; Lee's Catfish. Two cars are moving east on Polk at Sherman Street. On the left horizon is the Southwestern Bell Telephone building. One bicycle rider is in the center of the street, moving east. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3051/
Portrait of Clifford Huffhines
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Clifford Lester Huffhines. He is wearing a suit, a tie, a watch on his right hand, and rings. He is seated in a wheelchair. He was born May 13, 1913, and died February 6, 1996. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118281/
Girls' Basketball Team Reunion
Photograph of two laughing elderly women, identified as Irene Cain and Carrie Lee Ashby Fender. The women were both members of the Richardson Girls' Basketball Team, around 1919. Bill Wechter took this photograph for an article written by Shirley Reynolds of the Richardson Daily News. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118344/
J. J. Pearce High School Academic Decathlon Team, 1985
Photograph of a group of students identified as J. J. Pearce High School Decathlon Team. Two students are holding a banner with a Texas-shaped symbol on it that says "J. J. P. #1," and says "Go for [the gold]" around the shape. One student is holding a flag that says "J. J. Pearce" on it. Most of the students are wearing plaid shirts, jeans, boots, and cowboy hats. In the background, there is a school building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118356/
Miss Belle's Place
Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. Four fold-out chairs are set up on the left of the porch, and there is one rocking chair on the right side. There is a white picket fence and a paved road in front of the house. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118238/
Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler
Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Thomas V. Wheeler, age seventy-two. He is holding the newspaper telegram telling the death of Abraham Lincoln. Wheeler is the grand-nephew of the founder of Richardson, Texas, Billy Wheeler. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118271/