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Polk Street, 1988, Richardson, Texas

Polk Street, 1988, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1988~
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Portrait of Clifford Huffhines

Portrait of Clifford Huffhines

Date: 1987
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Girls' Basketball Team Reunion

Girls' Basketball Team Reunion

Date: 1986
Creator: Wechter, Bill
Description: 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.
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J. J. Pearce High School Academic Decathlon Team, 1985

J. J. Pearce High School Academic Decathlon Team, 1985

Date: 1985
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Miss Belle's Place

Miss Belle's Place

Date: December 1982
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler

Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler

Date: 1980
Creator: Matula, Eva
Description: 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.
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Richardson Medical Center, B. B. Owen Memorial Hospital, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Medical Center, B. B. Owen Memorial Hospital, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1975/1977
Creator: unknown
Description: White brick masonry multi-story, multi-level building. The tallest, center portion has a sign at the top, RICHARDSON MEDICAL CENTER B. B. OWEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. This center portion is flanked on both sides by the main portion of the building, which is shorter and has vertical columns of windows. In the front of the picture is the lowest portion of the building, with ground-level windows and one inset doorway. The doorway and windows are partially hidden by curving lines of low shrubs in the picture foreground. Portions of equipment, perhaps ventilation, are visible on roof areas. Additional information: Dallas Morning News, Dec. 18, 1975 "A 5-story hospital, scheduled for completion in August, 1977, will be built at 401 W. Campbell Rd. ... The building contract was given to J. A. Jones Construction Co." The hospital was dedicated Saturday, May 27, 1977. It was named in memory of Dallas businessman B. B. Owen. The hospital opened for business Tuesday, May 30, 1977. Bennie Bryan Owen was born on September 11, 1897, in Cisco, Eastland County. As a young man, he moved to Dallas County where he was principally involved with investments and investment loans. He was also involved in agriculture as he ...
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Richardson Public Library, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Public Library, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1975/1980
Creator: unknown
Description: Richardson Public Library looking southeast from the corner of Arapaho Road and Civic Center Drive. Red and white azaleas in foreground. Cars visible in parking lot. Civic Center [City Hall] building and water tower visible in right background.
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Richardson Centennial Celebration

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Date: June 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a line of horses in tack at the Centennial celebration. They are standing beside Richardson Public Library. A group of people are sitting on the window sills of the building. One person in the background is standing.
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Richardson Centennial Celebration

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Date: June 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of women and horses participating in the Centennial celebration. Three women are riding horses, and are dressed in western wear. The group is standing outside of Richardson Public Library.
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