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Portrait of Howard Hern (Councilman)

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Howard Hern, a Richardson City Council member. He is wearing glasses, a pinstriped suit jacket, and a patterned tie.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Raymon D. Noah (Mayor)

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Raymond D. (Ray) Noah, the Mayor of Richardson, Texas, from 1968-1983. He is wearing thick-framed glasses, a suit jacket, and a striped tie. He is a City Council member in this photograph.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Tom Eubank (Mayor Pro Team)

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Tom Eubank, a Richardson City Council member and Mayor Pro Team member. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket, and patterned tie.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

University of Texas at Dallas

Description: Photograph of an aerial-view of the Phase II expansion of University of Texas at Dallas. There are three large buildings with parking lots and roads surrounding them. In the bottom-left of the photograph, there is a construction site.
Date: 1972~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson, Texas Area Map

Description: Map of Richardson, Texas and the surrounding areas. Streets are marked as well as schools of all levels, several government buildings, and selected businesses. An alphabetical list of street names is on the reverse, along with advertisements from Richardson-area businesses.
Date: 1971
Item Type: Map
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson Public Library

Description: Photograph of a group of people at the opening of the new, four-story Richardson Public Library on 900 Civic Center Drive in Richardson, Texas. One man is standing at a podium, one man is sitting to his left, and one woman is standing behind the seated man. They are identified as Mayor Ray Noah, James V. Kincaid (Chairman of Library Board), and Marguerite Anderson (librarian). To the far right, there are members of a band sitting. In the background, there is a view of the library.
Date: December 6, 1970
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of John Meade Campbell home. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a covered porch extends the wide of it. Bushes and trees surround the house. The house was built in 1914, and Methodist Richardson Medical Center now occupies the land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library