Texas Street, Richardson, Texas

Description

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 ...

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1880/1905.

Context

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 3017 times , with 49 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

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.

Notes

Written on back:
About 1890 - Central St. (now Texas St.)
A. R. White's general store, Post Office & Allen Drug Store.
Photo display caption: TEXAS STREET The main street of the new town of Richardson faced the railroad at what is now Texas Street and East Main.
These have been referred to as the three original businesses in Richardson.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv004
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3068

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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Creation Date

  • 1880/1905

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1880 - 1905

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 10, 2005, 3:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 13, 2014, 11:11 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Texas Street, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1880/1905; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3068/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.