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 Collection: Texas History Collection
Huguley Gin, Richardson, Texas

Huguley Gin, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1910 - 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Stratton Bros. Brick Garage, Richardson, Texas

Stratton Bros. Brick Garage, Richardson, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Exterior of garage, brick construction. Three Stratton brothers standing in front: left to right, Kenneth Stratton, Jim Stratton, William Statler (Bill) Stratton. "Ford (tm) Authorized Service Station" sign on front. One gas pump in front of building.
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Gulf [Gasoline] Station, Richardson, Texas

Gulf [Gasoline] Station, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Cotton Gin "Old Red", Richardson, Texas

Cotton Gin "Old Red", Richardson, Texas

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas

Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Stansell Brothers, Richardson, Texas

Stansell Brothers, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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]
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Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas

Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Maple Street at Abrams Road, Richardson, Texas

Maple Street at Abrams Road, Richardson, Texas

Date: August 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Unpaved, uncurbed, street, intersecting with a paved street. The unpaved street has wood-clad houses on both sides. Those on the left side are more visible. Just the roof of one house is visible on the right. Some, but not all, homes have front sidewalks. There are utility poles and lines on both sides of the street. At the intersection, in the foreground of the picture, a street sign is on the left, and a fire hydrant is on the right. Most houses have shrubbery and trees, with more mature trees in the background and horizon. A delivery van/truck is just visible at the back end of the street, and the back of one car is on the right edge, in a driveway. Additional information: This is the 300 block of Maple Street, looking east from Abrams Road, toward Greenville Ave. The houses were built in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
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