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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 Cecil Clyde Huffhines

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines (September 10, 1885 to June 21, 1970). She is wearing glasses, earrings, three necklaces, and a pin on her right lapel. She was married to Elmo Huffhines Sr. (October 31, 1879 to January 8, 1975) on February 16, 1904. Clyde Huffhines is the daughter of C. C. (Mayor) Huffhines and Sarah (Sally) Chick Huffhines.
Date: 1950/1975
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Charles Blewett

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Charles Henry Blewett. He is wearing a World War I uniform, and has two medals pinned on the right side of his jacket.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hutchcraft
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Clifford Huffhines

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Clifford Lester Huffhines. He is wearing a suit, a tie, a watch on his right hand, and rings. He is seated in a wheelchair. He was born May 13, 1913, and died February 6, 1996.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Curley Lawler 1919

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Ethel "Curley" Pierce. She is wearing a hat and pants suit. She is standing in front of a wooden building with lattice board. Pierce is the daughter of Martha Hanks Pierce; she was born on February 1, 1894, and died October 27, 1978.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Curley Pierce and Gene Lawler

Description: Photograph of a woman and man standing in front of a wooden fence and facing each other; they are identified as Ethel "Curley" Pierce and Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. The man is holding snow in both of his hands. In the background, there are houses.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Curley Pierce Lawler

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Ethel "Curly" Pierce Lawler. She is posing in a horse-drawn wagon. In the background, there are trees. She was born on February 1, 1894, and died October 27, 1978.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Doctor R. P. Harben

Description: Copy photograph of a bust-length portrait of Dr. Raymond P. Harben. He is wearing a suit jacket and tie. He also owned a drug store in Richardson, Texas.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Dorothy Putnam

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a woman identified as Dorothy Rippy Putnam. She is wearing glasses, a necklace, and a blouse with an applique bow on the left shoulder. Putnam was born March 28, 1916, and died January 16, 2002. She married Saville Putnam.
Date: 198?
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 Gene Lawler 1909

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. He is posing in front of a horse-drawn carriage with his right hand on the horse's reins. In the background, there is a train.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Greer Family

Description: Photograph of a portrait of the Greer family. A woman, girl, and man are standing outside of a picket fence; they are identified as Ida Lee Huffhines Greer, Ruth M. Greer, and Henry Wise Greer. The girl has a toy stroller with a doll. In the background, there is a wooden house with trees in the yard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Greer Family

Description: Photograph of a portrait of the Greer family. They are identified as Ida Lee Huffhines Greer, Velma Jewel Greer (Brandenburg), Ruth M. Greer, and Henry Wise Greer.
Date: 1898/1899
Creator: Pennington and Burger
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 Howard Hern (Councilman)

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Howard Hern, a Richardson City Council member. He is wearing glasses, a pinstriped suit jacket, and a patterned tie.
Date: 1972
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

Portrait of J. J. Pearce

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Joseph Jones Pearce, the superintendent for Richardson Independent School District, from 1946-1977. He is wearing a blue suit jacket and a red, patterned tie. He was born January 13, 1907, and died September 7, 1995.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Jackie and Neely Huffhines

Description: Christmas card with photograph of a woman and man identified as Jackie and Neely Huffhines. They are kneeling to the right of a Christmas tree, and are holding a gift. Several gifts are surrounding the tree. Text to the right of the image says "Joyous Yuletide," with an illustration of a church steeple and trees below it. Below the illustration, text says "Jackie and Neely Huffhines."
Date: 1945/1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Jacob Routh

Description: Copy photograph of an illustration of Jacob Routh, an early settler, minister, and businessman. He is wearing suit jacket; text below the image says "Jacob Routh." He was born December 22, 1918, in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee; he died April 30, 1879, near Plano, Collin County, Texas, and was buried in Jacob Routh Cemetery in Richardson, Texas. He married Lodemia Anne Campbell on October 30, 1853 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library