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Grissom Landfill

Description: Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. There are piles of garbage.
Date: December 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Grissom Landfill

Description: Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. Two trucks are in a dirt pit. One man is standing beside the truck on the right, and one man is standing on a pile of dirt above the truck.
Date: January 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

H. W. and Ida Greer Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Greer family home on Interurban Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch in the front with two doors. There are two trees in the yard. A woman, girl, and man are standing outside the picket fence; they are identified as Ida Huffhines Greer, Ruth Greer, and Henry W. Greer.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Harben - Spotts Company, Harben's Drug Store and Richardson Telephone Company Annual Picnic

Description: Photograph of a group portrait at the Harben-Spott's Company annual picnic at Kidd Springs. The picnic involved Harben's Drug Store and Richardson Telephone Company. The men, women, and children are identified as (seated on ground, first row) Earle Harben, Ray Chap Harben, Marjorie Mae Meyer, Lewis, (second row) Mrs. M. M. Meyer, Miss Florence Ingle, Mrs. Walter Williams, Miss Ethel Christopherson, Mrs. P. E. Riley, Miss Stella Moody, Mrs. Sam P. Harben, Mrs. Doyal Taylor, Mrs. Sherwood Spotts, Miss Alma Ballard, Miss Viola Anderton, Mrs. A. O. Very, Mrs. Chester Bethel, (third row) Sam P. Harben, Dr. P. E. Riley, Jess Harben, A. O. Very, Chester Bethel, Mrs. Walter Park, Mrs. R. P. Harben, Mrs. Jess Harben, Walter Park, Sherwood Spotts, (fourth row) Doyal Taylor, Walter Williams, J. D. McNeil, Carson Harben, Lester Meyer, and M. M. Meyer.
Date: July 1, 1926
Creator: McAnally, C. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Henry William Coit Residence

Description: Photograph of the Henry William Coit residence in Renner, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with a wooden fence surrounding the yard. The Coit family is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage outside the fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Holly Elevated Water Tower

Description: Photograph of construction on an elevated water tower on Holly Drive, north of Beltline Road. There are cars and a truck parked below it. The water tower was completed in 1959.
Date: 1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Holly Elevated Water Tower

Description: Photograph of an elevated water tower on Holly Drive, north of Beltline Road. The water tower is partially constructed, and was completed in 1959.
Date: 1959~
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

J. J. Pearce High School Academic Decathlon Team, 1985

Description: Photograph of a group of students identified as J. J. Pearce High School Decathlon Team. Two students are holding a banner with a Texas-shaped symbol on it that says "J. J. P. #1," and says "Go for [the gold]" around the shape. One student is holding a flag that says "J. J. Pearce" on it. Most of the students are wearing plaid shirts, jeans, boots, and cowboy hats. In the background, there is a school building.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Jacob Routh Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Jacob Routh home on Renner Road. The wooden house is two-stories tall with columns on the front that extend to the roof. There is a covered porch and chimney on the left side. Construction of the house began in 1860, but because of the Civil War, it was not finished until 1871. It was vandalized and burned in 1965.
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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