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Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of the bark yard on the old homestead of the Skiles family, located at 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. A lawn chair and bench are facing to the back. There is a pond with a short wire fence bordering it, and a bird bath beside it. Trees surround the property. The house was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to three sides of the house. A swing is hanging from the back of the porch. In the yard, there is a water hose, lawn chairs, and a picnic table; trees surround the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of a front-exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending to the right. Plants and shrubs are growing in front of the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of property on the old homestead of the Skiles family, located at 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. A Dalmatian dog is standing beside two trees in a yard. Behind the dog, there is a windmill blade and a wooden structure. Trees surround the yard. The house was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to the right. Various objects are sitting on the porch. Plants and trees grow around the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to three sides of the house. Various objects are sitting on the porch. Plants and trees grow around the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

William (Bill) Keffler

Description: Photograph of a portrait of William (Bill) Keffler, the city manager of Richardson, Texas. He is wearing a striped tie and suit jacket; he has a mustache. He has been serving as city manager since 1995.
Date: 1996~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson City Council

Description: Photograph of a portrait of the Richardson City Council members (1993-1995). Two women and four men are standing behind one man sitting at a desk. They are identified as John Murphy, Gerry Leftwich, Ken Bell, Maryann Fraley (Mayor Pro Team), John Sweeden, and Tom Rohm; the man sitting is identified as Mayor Gary Slagel.
Date: 1993
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

Main Street

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Main Street, looking west from Greenville Avenue. Cars are driving down the road; parked cars and buildings are on both sides of the road. In the background, there are two water towers, and a multi-story building on the right, identified as First City Bank.
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. Cars are driving along the road, and parked amongst buildings. In the background, there is a view of two water towers; the multi-story building on the right is identified as First City Bank. The 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 west from the Greenville Avenue. There are cars driving on the road; parked cars and buildings are on each side of the road. In the background, there is a view of two water towers and a multi-story building identified as First City Bank. 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 from Greenville Avenue. There are cars on the road at an intersection. Cars are parked amongst buildings on both sides of the perpendicular road. In the background, there are 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 west from Greenville Avenue. There are cars at an intersection. Several cars are parked amongst buildings. The 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 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

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

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

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

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

Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Thomas V. Wheeler, age seventy-two. He is holding the newspaper telegram telling the death of Abraham Lincoln. Wheeler is the grand-nephew of the founder of Richardson, Texas, Billy Wheeler.
Date: 1980
Creator: Matula, Eva
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Description: Photograph of a line of horses in tack at the Centennial celebration. They are standing beside Richardson Public Library. A group of people are sitting on the window sills of the building. One person in the background is standing.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Description: Photograph of a group of women and horses participating in the Centennial celebration. Three women are riding horses, and are dressed in western wear. The group is standing outside of Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library