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[Aerial Looking West]

Description: Aerial view of Mountain View College under construction. Photograph was taken so that observer is looking from East to West. Some neighborhood homes are visible in the bottom of the photograph.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Architectural Detail]

Description: Photograph of an architectural detail on a building showing a carved face and scrolls.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Board of Trustees with Scroggins]

Description: Photograph of the Board of Trustees of the Dallas County Community College District in 1969. Seated from left: Mrs. Eugene McDermott, R.L. Thornton, Jr., Bill Priest. Standing from left: Durwood A. Sutton, Loncy L. Leake, Franklin Spafford, Carie Welch, Jim Scoggins. United States flag is on the left. Texas flag is on the right. Part of the Dallas County Community College symbol is visible behind the people. Dr. Priest is wearing a bow tie.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Bowser Road Alley, Richardson, Texas

Description: One lane, paved alley with curve/intersection in foreground. Left of the alley is a raised railroad. Next to left edge of the alley are utility poles and lines. Storm drain access from the alley is at the foreground. Right of the alley is a continuous wooden fence, with roofs and trees behind the fencing. Two trash/garbage pick-up areas are visible, with raised platforms and metal trash cans. Additional information. Written on back: Looking north from the alley which serves Bowser showing fencing of residential properties Nov. 25, 1968
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Cabaña Motor Hotel]

Description: Postcard of the Cabaña Motor Hotel on Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, Texas. Cars are parked in the lot to the right. The typed text on the back reads: "Remember * * * * * * * * * * Phi Delta Theta Annual Alumni Chili Dinner and Stag - This Thursday, October 12, 1967. Dinner: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Games & Entertainment: 7:30 - 12:30. Tariff: Only $4.50 for 67 dues payers and slightly higher for those who didn't come across. Don't miss this memorable occasion! (The biggest and best stag ever)".
Date: 1967
Item Type: Postcard
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[El Centro Opening Chairs in Student Lounge]

Description: Photograph of two students sitting in unusual chairs which were part of the main lobby at El Centro College. They are like round ball chairs. Interior photograph of lobby.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 14]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1963/1968
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park and Recreation Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 15]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business.
Date: 1968/1971
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park and Recreation Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Do Not Lean on This Post]

Description: Black and white photograph of a post which has a message painted on it. The message says "Do Not Lean On This Post Or Bldg Will Collapse." Remodeling of El Centro College from the old Sanger Harris building to a college was quite an ordeal.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[First Floor]

Description: Photograph of the lobby on the first floor of El Centro College. There are plants in the foreground and seating in the background. There are columns and lots of windows. The Sanger Harris department store was remodeled and is now part of El Centro College.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Food Lab]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Food Services Lab at El Centro College. Tables, stoves and stools are included in to photograph. Two people dressed in white appear to be working near a grill.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Frances Way, east from Lois Lane, 1968, Richardson, Texas

Description: Frances Way, 500 block, looking east from the intersection with Lois Lane. The street is paved, with curbs and sidewalks. Houses are on both sides of the street, those on the right/south are partially visible. Most houses have front driveways. Three cars are parked on the street, and 2 cars are in driveways. There are trees, utility poles, and lines. A fire hydrant is on the NE corner of the intersection.
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Grove Road, 1968, Richardson, Texas

Description: Grove Road, looking north, from the "T" intersection with Summit Drive, which terminates at Grove Road. On the horizon, left to center, is Frances Way. The elevated railroad, center to right, intersects Frances Way, and further north, Belt Line Rd., with underpasses. On the extreme right, a water tower is partially shown. The majority of the photograph is a large, mowed, field, extending north to Frances Way, and east/west, from Grove Road to the railroad. Homes and utility poles are on the left/west side of Grove Road. One truck and one car are on Grove; one car is parked on the right/east side of Grove; an eastbound car is on Frances Way, just east of the intersection.
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Grove Road, Richardson, Texas

Description: Looking west, a plowed, bare field, with a street, Frances Way, and utility poles on the far right. At the horizon is a street, Grove Road, with homes on the west side, facing east. Homes on the west side of Grove were built ca 1954. Homes on the east side were not built until ca 1973.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

['Howdy from Big D' Postcard]

Description: Postcard of the statue of Big Tex at the 1965 Texas State Fair in Dallas, Texas. People are visible in foreground, and the text at the top reads: "Howdy from Big D".
Date: 1965
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Lois Lane, north from Spring Valley, 1968, Richardson, Texas

Description: Lois Lane, 400 block, north from the intersection with Spring Valley Road. The street is paved with curbs and sidewalks. One car is parked on the street; one covered boat is in front of a house on the left/west. The homes variously have front driveways, or circular driveways, or possibly rear driveways. The southern half of the block does not have utility poles on the street.
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Original Board of Trustees]

Description: Black and white photograph of the original Board of Trustees in May 1968. Seated from left: R.L. Thornton, Jr., Mrs. Eugene McDermott, Franklin Spafford. Standing from left: Durwood A. Sutton, Loncy L. Leake, Dr. Frank Altick, Carie Welch.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Original Board of Trustees with Nameplates]

Description: Black and white photograph of the original Board of Trustees for the Dallas County Community College District. Nameplates are visible in front of each board member. From left: Durwood A. Sutton, Loncy L. Leake, Mrs. Eugene McDermott, R.L. Thornton, Jr., Bill Priest, Frank Altick, Franklin Spafford, Carie Welch. All are seating in the board room.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Original Board of Trustees with Priest]

Description: Black and white photograph of the original Board of Trustees with Chancellor Bill J. Priest in May 1968. Seated from left: R.L. Thornton, Jr., Mrs. Eugene McDermott, Bill Priest. Standing from left: Durwood A. Sutton, Loncy L. Leake, Dr. Frank Altick, Franklin Spafford, Carie Welch. The photograph was taken in the board room.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Pacific Circle, Richardson, Texas

Description: Cul-de-sac paved and curbed street (Pacific Circle), intersecting with paved and divided four-lane street (300 block, North Bowser Road). The street sign reads Bowser Rd and Pacific Cir [sign is incorrectly oriented]. Two houses, with front driveways, are visible; one car, a Volkswagen Beetle; 3 medium trees, various shrubs, utility poles and lines. The houses have chainlink fencing to their sides. Along the horizon, behind the houses, is the elevated railroad. Additional information. Written on back: Looking west into Pacific Circle. Note that street marker has been turned. Nov. 25, 1968
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Palm Circle, Richardson, Texas

Description: U-shaped paved and curbed street, intersecting a divided, four-lane, street (200 block, North Bowser Road). The u-shaped street (Palm Circle) has an island with low planting. Two houses, with front driveways and light-colored roofs, are on the street. Two cars are parked. A street sign shows Boswer Rd and Palm Cir. The houses are landscaped with small trees and shrubbery. Additional information: Written on back: Looking west into Palm Cir. showing railroad in the background Nov. 25, 1968
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Pittman Street and Grove Road, 1968, Richardson, Texas

Description: Intersection of Pittman Street and Grove Road, looking northeast. Taken from Pittman Street, the photograph shows the NW corner of the "T" intersection (Pittman Street terminates). At the corner is the street sign, a fire hydrant, and a support cable for a utility pole. That corner of the intersection has concrete curbs and sidewalks. To the east of Grove Road is a large, cut/mowed. field. One small clump of trees is on the left, and a small area of un-cut grass/crop is on the right. The elevated railroad is on the horizon. Just visible above the hydrant is the railroad underpass on Frances Way. Low, long, light-colored roofs are behind the left portion of the railroad. Just left/north of the underpass, behind the railroad, is a water tower.
Date: November 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Priest Accepting Scholarship Check]

Description: Black and white photograph shows three gentlemen. Dr. Bill J. Priest is accepting a scholarship check. From left: Durward J. Tucker, Managing Director of WRR, and W.H. (Bill) Roberts, Executive Vice President of American Bank and Trust Company.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Priest in His Office]

Description: Black and white photograph of Dr. Bill J. Priest in his office. He is holding his glasses in his hands. There is a picture of a duck on the wall behind him. He has on a suit and necktie.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District