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1919 Girls' Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of a group of eight young women identified as the 1919 girls' basketball team. They are posing in a car on the corner of Main Street and McKinney Street in Richardson, Texas. Five of the women are sitting in the car, and three are standing on the sides of the car.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Bowser and Blewett Family Trip to Oklahoma

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people identified as the Bowser family and Blewett family. They are posing in a camp with two covered wagons and a tent. Children are standing outside of the tent. The families camped while going to Oklahoma in 1897. Maimie Bowser kept a diary of the trip.
Date: August 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

T. C. Hudgins Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of T. C. Hudgins home on the corner of Polk Street and Greenville Avenue in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is one-story tall with a covered porch in the front. Trees grow in the surround yard. A street sign on the corner says "Polk St."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a group of houses in Canyon Creek neighborhood. In the foreground, there is a yard with small shrubs, trees, and a metal swing. In the background, there are houses with wooden fences.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a group of houses in Canyon Creek neighborhood. In the foreground, there are train tracks and a chain-link fence. In the background, there is front-view of several houses in a line.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Christopher and Martha Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of a front-exterior view of the Christopher and Martha Huffhines home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with an awning covering the width of the house. Standing on the steps is a woman and baby identified as Ophelia Huffhines Chick and baby Amy. In the foreground, there is a wooden fence. Amy married Jack D. Rutledge in 1926, and died in June 2005 at 101 years old.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

George W. Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the George W. Huffhines home on 310 Phillips Street. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a wide balcony on the left side. A building behind the house is identified as the smokehouse. A wooden fence surrounds the property. The house was sold to Mrs. Jackson, who later sold it to First Baptist Church.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

J. J. Pearce High School

Description: Copy of artist's rendering of J. J. Pearce High School, looking to the southwest corner of the building. In front of the building, there are streets, yards, and trees.
Date: 196?
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

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 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

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. In the foreground, there is a road with a car parked on it. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: August 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. In the foreground, there is a road with a car parked on it. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: August 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. Four fold-out chairs are set up on the left of the porch, and there is one rocking chair on the right side. There is a white picket fence and a paved road in front of the house. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: December 1982
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the property. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: August 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. The house is surrounded by trees, and a picket fence surrounds the house. Two cars are parked to the left of the house. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: February 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Miss Belle's Place

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Miss Belle's Place. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending the width of the house. A picket fence in the front extends the length of a road. Virginia Bell (Miss Belle) Robberson taught school in the house for forty years.
Date: November 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Bill Stratton, Mary Huffhines, and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men and one woman, identified as Bill Stratton, Mary (Lawler) Huffhines, and Neely Huffhines; Mary Huffhines is the mother of Neely Huffhines. The two men are wearing World War I military uniforms and hats, and the woman is wearing a light-colored blouse and dark-colored skirt. The three people are standing outside of the Huffhines' home, a two-story house with a covered porch, before it burned.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Bob Hughey

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Bob Hughey, the Richardson, Texas city manager. He is wearing paisley tie and pinstriped suit jacket. He retired in April 1995, after 21 years. He took over the top spot when Robert B. Sherrill retired January 1, 1974. Mr. Hughey graduated from Texas Tech in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in government. From July 1960 to April 1963, he worked as an administrative assistant in Lubbock. Until joining Richardson in July 1971, Mr. Hughey worked for the cities of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Los Alamos, [New Mexico]. In 1974, he was named "Outstanding Young Man of Richardson" by the Richardson Jaycees. He is past president of the North Texas City Management Association and a former member of the Texas City Management Association's Ethics and Professional Standards Committee.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Gary Slagel

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a man identified as Gary Slagel. He is wearing glasses, a striped tie, and a suit jacket. Slagel served as Mayor of Richardson, Texas from May 1991 to 2007; he was then re-elected in 2009.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Gene Lawler

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Gene Lawler. He is standing in right side-view with his face looking away from the camera and his hands behind his back. He is standing to the right of a tree. In the background, there is a wooden fence and buildings. Lawler was born on October 4, 1886, and died December 11, 1970.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Portrait of H. W. Greer]

Description: Portrait of Henry Wise (H. W.) Greer, in a bust pose. He has a moustache and is wearing a dark jacket and a striped tie with a tie pin. The photograph is mounted inside a folded display folder. According to accompanying information, he died on March 14, 1942 (b. December 8, 1858).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gentry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Portrait of Ida Huffhines Greer]

Description: Portrait of Ida Huffhines Greer, in a bust pose. She is wearing an embroidered jacket over her dress with a pearl necklace and earrings. The photograph is mounted inside a folded display folder. According to accompanying information, she died on March 10, 1964 at age 94 (b. August 7, 1869).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gentry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Irene Cain

Description: Copy photograph of a woman identified as Irene Cain (born April 1904, died March 1987). She is sitting a desk with papers in front of her and holding a pen. Irene Cain was valedictorian of her high school class.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library