Maple Street at Abrams Road, Richardson, Texas

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 ...

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. August 1959.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Richardson Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 121 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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Written on back:
Maple St.
Aug. 1959

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv028b
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 28
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3023

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Texas History Collection

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  • August 1959

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  • May 10, 2005, 5:15 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2007, 3:01 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Maple Street at Abrams Road, Richardson, Texas, photograph, August 1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3023/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.