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Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of men in a marching band at the Independence Day parade, on Beltline Road in front of Richardson High School. The men are wearing Shriners' fezzes. One man is holding a pair of symbols, and the men behind him are playing trumpets.
Date: July 4, 1970
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of a young woman sitting on the back of a convertible car in a parade on Beltline Road, in front of Richardson High School. She is wearing a striped dress and a crown. A sign on the side of the cars says "Miss Richardson 1970." In the background, there is a group of people on the yard of the high school.
Date: July 4, 1970
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of Independence Day parade at the corner of Oak Street and Summit Drive in Richardson, Texas. A semi truck parade float is decorated with flags, streamers, and paper. In the foreground, there are people seated and standing near a table with boxed United States flags on it. A flag is set up at the table. To the left, there is a street sign with "Oak Street" and "Summit Drive."
Date: July 4, 1970
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 wooden fence surrounds the property. Two women standing on the balcony are identified as Mary and Eula Huffhines. Five people on the porch are identified as George W., Minnie, baby Lucille, Geraldine, and Le Ella. To the right, there is a view of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, which was destroyed in a 1909 storm.
Date: 1908
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

George W. Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the George W. Huffhines home on 310 Phillips Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a staircase leads to a door on the second floor. Plants and bushed grow in front of the house.
Date: 197?/198?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Grissom Landfill

Description: Photograph of the entrance road leading to Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive, near Sherrill Park Golf Course. A sign on a gate says "Entrance Sanitary Landfill City of Richardson[,] Open 8:00 to 5:00 Sat. 8:00 to 12:00."
Date: January 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Grissom Landfill

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

Grissom Landfill

Description: Photograph of Grissom Landfill on Lookout Drive near the Sherrill Park Golf Course. There are piles of dirt and a puddle of water.
Date: January 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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

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

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