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Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving on two perpendicular roads. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the streets. In the background, there is a view of 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 east from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving along the road. Buildings and trees are on both sides of the street; one building on the right is identified as Baskin Robbins.
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 two cars at an intersection. Several other cars are parked beside buildings. 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 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

Main Street, 1912

Description: Photograph of seven cars parked in a line on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Some cars have people sitting in them, and some have American flags attached. In the background, there are several buildings.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street Late 1800s

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Several buildings line the street, and several horse-drawn wagons are parked along the sides. In the foreground, there is another horse-drawn wagon.
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas

Description: Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas

Description: Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Map of] Richardson, Dallas County

Description: Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas in Dallas County. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, and a creek that fall within the town. Scale 1:2,400.
Date: 1970
Item Type: Map
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

E. O. Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of the E. O. Campbell residence on 400 East Campbell Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall. A woman identified as Mrs. E. O. Campbell is sitting outside of it.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Pearl Richardson Home

Description: Photograph of three houses, the house on the left is identified as Pearl Richardson's home. A woman identified as Mrs. Sara Jane Longmire, Pearl Richardson's mother, is standing beside the porch. In the foreground, there is a wooden bridge and piles of pipes in front of each house; they would be used for the sewer system in the alley.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Arthur Blewett

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Arthur Chapman Blewett. He is wearing a military uniform. He was born August 5, 1894, and died August 25, 1966.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Bill Stratton

Description: Photograph of a man standing, identified as Bill Stratton. He is wearing a World War I uniform and hat, and is holding a rifle with both hands. In the background, there is a wooden house. William (Bill) Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men standing, identified as Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines. The men are both wearing World War I military uniforms and hats. They are standing on the porch of Huffhines' wooden house on Plano Road before it burned. William (Bill) Statler Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971. Davis Neely Huffhines lived from December 28, 1895 to April 1987.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men, identified as Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines, standing and saluting one another. The men are both wearing World War I uniforms and hats. In the background, there is a house with a covered porch. William (Bill) Statler Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971. Davis Neely Huffhines lived from December 28, 1895 to April 1987.
Date: 1914/1918
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 Billye Meyer with Family

Description: Copy photograph of a woman, a man, and two children; the woman and man are identified as Billye (Leatherwood) Meyer and Lester Meyer. The man is holding the youngest child, James Lester Meyer, and the girl, Lady Ellen Meyer Germond, is standing in front of the woman. They are all standing in front of a two-story wooden farmhouse identified as Miss Belle's (Belle Robberson) Place. Built around 1887, it one of the oldest houses in Richardson, Texas.
Date: 1946~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library