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

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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, ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. 1975/1977.

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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 1130 times , with 19 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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 owned land in Dallas County. In the late 1960s, Owen moved to Collin County where he made his residence until his death on April 24, 1972.

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Richardson Medical Center - Present facility - 401 W. Campbell Rd.
Attached note: Richardson Medical 1975

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLb012a
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder B 12
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3147

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1975/1977

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  • 1975 - 1977

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  • May 10, 2005, 9:25 a.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 11:41 a.m.

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Richardson Medical Center, B. B. Owen Memorial Hospital, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1975/1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3147/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.