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John B. Floyd Home

Description: Photograph of the L. N. Grissom family posing in front of the John B. Floyd home. Behind the family, there is a man posing beside four mules. The wooden house is two stories tall, and was also known as the Floyd Inn; it was built in 1856 in Breckinridge, the predecessor to Richardson, Texas.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John B. Floyd Home and Inn

Description: Photograph of a painting of John B. Floyd Home and Inn. The building is two-stories tall. Depicted on the lawn outside the house, there is a cooking pot on the left and a wagon on the right. A signature is located at the bottom-left of the image. Additional information is given on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of a rear-exterior view of the John Huffhines home. The wooden house is two-stories tall. There is a wooden shed and a doghouse in front of the house. There are two statues of people and other various objects in the yard. A label on the top-right of the mat says "Ruth Greer [/] 639 Devonshire R 5 [/] Richardson Texas 75080."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an illustration of an exterior view of the John Huffhines home. There is a chimney drawn on the front of the house. A shed is drawn to the left of the house, and another house is drawn behind it. A picket fence surrounds the property. John Huffhines and his wife, Elizabeth Huffhines, were among Richardson's first settlers.
Date: 1854~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John L. "Butch" Floyd Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the John L. (Butch) Floyd home. The wooden house has an awning extending from the front. There are two people standing outside the house on the left. The house is located on what is now Spring Valley Road, west of Central Expressway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of John Meade Campbell home. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a covered porch extends the wide of it. Bushes and trees surround the house. The house was built in 1914, and Methodist Richardson Medical Center now occupies the land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the John Meade home (built in 1914) and surrounding land. To the left of the image, there is a wooden barn and silo beside a pond. To the right and further back, there is a house. Additional information is given on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Two cars are driving on the road. On the right side of the road, two businesses are identified as Black & Decker and Baskin Robbins. In the background, there are trees and buildings.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving down the road; parked cars and buildings are on both sides of the road. In the background, there are two water towers, and a multi-story building on the right, identified as First City Bank.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road, and parked amongst buildings. In the background, there is a view of two water towers; the multi-story building on the right is identified as First City Bank. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street. Several cars are parked along the gravel road. Business run along the left side of it; one is identified as the Ritz Theatre, and a two-story building identified as Citizens State Bank. In the background, there is a water tower.
Date: November 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from the Greenville Avenue. There are cars driving on the road; parked cars and buildings are on each side of the road. In the background, there is a view of two water towers and a multi-story building identified as First City Bank. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking from Greenville Avenue. There are cars on the road at an intersection. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the perpendicular road. In the background, there are two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are cars at an intersection. Several cars are parked amongst buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving on two perpendicular roads. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the streets. In the background, there is a view of two water towers. This photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking east from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road. Buildings and trees are on both sides of the street; one building on the right is identified as Baskin Robbins.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. There are two cars at an intersection. Several other cars are parked beside buildings. The photograph was taken from a fire truck ladder.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street from the Greenville Avenue intersection. One man is standing in the road in the foreground. A row of cars is parked on the side of the street. There are also businesses along the street.
Date: August 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street, 1912

Description: Photograph of seven cars parked in a line on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Some cars have people sitting in them, and some have American flags attached. In the background, there are several buildings.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street Late 1800s

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Several buildings line the street, and several horse-drawn wagons are parked along the sides. In the foreground, there is another horse-drawn wagon.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas

Description: Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas

Description: Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] Richardson, Dallas County

Description: Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas in Dallas County. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, and a creek that fall within the town. Scale 1:2,400.
Date: 1970
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] Richardson, Texas. Sewer System.

Description: Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas' water system. The streets are marked as well as the land divisions, survey lines, corporation lines, and the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. Sewer lines are marked in red. Scale 1:2,400.
Date: July 1925
Creator: Dalton, E. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library