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Richardson Schools

Description: Photograph of a group of fifty-three school children and one teacher on Greenville Avenue. They are standing in front of a wooden building with double wooden doors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rutledge, Amy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

1919 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of twelve students and one coach identified as the Richardson High School football team. Coach W. H. Galloway is standing in between four boys on the back row, and eight boys are sitting in the front row. One boy in the center is holding a football with "R. H. S." written on it. Text below the image says "1919 Richardson High School Football Team." The boys are identified on the back of the image.
Date: 1919
Creator: Smith, Morris J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Girls' Basketball Team Reunion

Description: Photograph of two laughing elderly women, identified as Irene Cain and Carrie Lee Ashby Fender. The women were both members of the Richardson Girls' Basketball Team, around 1919. Bill Wechter took this photograph for an article written by Shirley Reynolds of the Richardson Daily News.
Date: 1986
Creator: Wechter, Bill
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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

1938 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1938 Richardson High School football team. They are seated in bleachers, and posing in three rows. All but two boys are wearing football uniforms; one boy in the center-front row is holding a football. Text below the image says "1938 Football Team," and has each of their names listed.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

1939 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1939 Richardson High School Football Team. The boys are posed in five rows with two men on the ends of the fourth row. All but three of the boys are wearing uniforms. They are identified by name on the back of the image.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Aerial View of Downtown Richardson

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of downtown Richardson, Texas. Streets intersecting in the foreground are Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The City Hall complex can be seen in the bottom-right corner of the image. Other buildings and cars are visible.
Date: 195?/196?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Alvin Ragsdale Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Alvin Ragsdale home, built in the 1920s; its location is now Beltline and 75 Central Expressway. The brick house is one-story tall, and has an enclosed porch with brick arches on the left. On the right, there is a chimney with decorative brick patterns on it. Plants and shrubs are growing in front of the house.
Date: 192?
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

C. B. Chick Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of C. B. Chick home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch that extends the width of it. In the foreground, there is a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

C. H. Blewett Home

Description: Copy photograph of one man, woman, boy, and two girls standing outside of the C. H. Blewett House. They are identified as Chapman H. Blewett (1856-), Mattie Skiles Blewett (1855-), John Blewett (1881-), Laura Blewett (1887-), and Jessie Blewett (1896-). Text above the image says "C. H. Blewett home at Richardson, Texas about 1898." Text below the image labels each person.
Date: 1898~
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

Campbell Farm Site

Description: Copy photograph of the original Campbell farm site, located around Campbell Road and Prairie Creek Drive. Two horses are standing beside a wire fence. To the right of the image, there is a building and gate. In the background, there is a pond and trees in a field. Robert Fleming Campbell came to Richardson with the Routh family in 1851. He paid $2.00 an acre for the land where he built his first cabin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a paved alley in Canyon Creek neighborhood. There are houses and wooden fences to the left, and a field on the right. A street sign on the left says "The Ed Craig's" and "514."
Date: 1968
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

Citizens State Bank, 1954

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Citizens State Bank on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. The bank is a brick building with a sign that says "The Citizens State Bank" over an awning, and a Freemasonry symbol at the top. Other buildings are connected to the right of it. Cars are parked outside the building.
Date: November 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Early Class at Greenville Avenue School

Description: Photograph of a group of students and one teacher from Greenville Avenue School. They are posing in four rows outside of a wooden building. They are identified on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1908~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Evergreen / Glenn Cove Alley

Description: Photograph of a dirt alley south of Evergreen at Glenn Cove. Several pipes are lined up beside the alley, and pipes are stacked to the right. In the background, there are trees.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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