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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

Portrait of William Baxter Blewett

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of William Baxter Blewett. Text on the top of the image says "Uncle Baxter Blewett, died a solder in Civil War (Confederate)."
Date: 1864~
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

Portrait of Stutlz Family

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a group of men, women, and children identified as the Stultz family. Seven people are standing in the back row, and five people are sitting in a front row.
Date: 1890/1910
Creator: Dean, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Stultz Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Stultz family. In the front, two women are posed on either side of a man and a young boy and the four of them appear to be seated on wicker furniture; a second man is leaning on one arm of the seat. In the back row, seven men of various ages are standing in a rough semi-circle. All of the men are wearing suits with vests and ties. The woman seated on the right side is wearing a light-colored blouse and dark skirt; the woman on the left (identified as "Grandma Stultz") is older and wearing a dark dress and jewelry. A generic backdrop is set up behind them.
Date: 1890/1910
Creator: Dean, J. D.
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

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. 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

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 Velma and Ruth Greer

Description: Photograph of two girls playing with various toys. The girls are identified as Velma Jewel Greer (Brandenburg) and Ruth M. Greer. Both girls are holding dolls, and are surrounded by other toys.
Date: 1899/1902
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

R. P. Harben Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the R. P. (Raymond) Harben home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a long, covered porch. There is a windmill on the left, and the house is surrounded by trees. A wooden picket fence surrounds the yard.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson High School 1902

Description: Photograph of a group students and faculty from Richardson High School. The students are posing in two rows, and the three faculty members are standing behind them. They are posing in front of a wooden building. Three boys in the center-front row are holding a sign with cursive handwriting on it. Text below the image says "Richardson School 1902."
Date: February 21, 1902
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

Richards School Picnic

Description: Photograph of a group of young women at the Richardson School picnic. They are standing near a body of water. In the background, there are trees.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson School Picnic

Description: Photograph of two young men and two young women at the Richardson School picnic. They women are sitting in a horse-drawn carriage, and the men are standing on the side of it. The carriage and horse are in body of shallow water. In the background, there are trees. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1905."
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson School Picnic

Description: Photograph of three young women and two young men at a Richardson School picnic. The men are wearing ribbons with long streamers on their lapels, and the women are wearing bonnets. In the background, there is a horse-drawn vehicle. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1906."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson School Class of 1906

Description: Photograph of eighteen students and one professor, identified as Richardson School Class of 1906. Eight young women and one male professor are sitting in the back row, nine young men are sitting in front of them, and one young man is sitting on the ground. In the background, there is a wooden building. The students are identified in order on the back of the photograph.
Date: February 27, 1906
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

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

Portrait of Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett 1908

Description: Photograph of a portrait of two women identified as Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett Harben. They are standing in a wooden barrel with a sign on the front that says "Pure Country 'Lasses $1.50 per. Gal." In the background, there is a wooden building.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Vera Huffhines

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Vera France Huffhines at eight years old. She is wearing a hair bow and necklace. Text below the image says "Vera Huffhines." She is the daughter of Winfield Scott Huffhines and Francis Ann Harris Huffhines, and later married William Statler Stratton.
Date: 1908
Creator: Harper and Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson High School Class 1908

Description: Photograph of Richardson High School class of 1908. They are all wearing light-colored ribbon bows with long streamers. The three young women and men are identified as (front row) Eula Huffhines Harben, Hugh Harben, Rosa Hudgins, (back row) Tom McKamy, Mollie Durham Reddick, and Grover Huffhines.
Date: 1908~
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