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Grissom Family and Residence, 1904, Richardson, Texas

Description: Seven people and one dog, standing at a gated fence in front of a two-story clapboard house. From left to right: Man with folded arms, wearing a hat and suit. Man with hands clasped in front, wearing a suit. Woman behind the fence (made of horizontal boards attached to wooden posts), wearing dark skirt, white blouse, pompadour hair-style. Woman behind gate, wearing light-colored clothing. Man sitting on large round fence post (or tree trunk), wearing brimmed hat tilted back. Woman wearing two-piece dress, with a wide dark/light striped pattern. Man, leaning on the fence, dark hat in his right hand, moustached. In front of him (blurred) is a light-colored dog. The house behind them is two-story, wood clad, with a closed dormer forming a roof for the porch. The front door, framed above and to the side by narrow windows, appears to be open. Trees are visible at both sides; a shed is just visible on the right edge of the picture.
Date: 1904
Creator: Imperial View Company
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Main Street at US Highway 75, Richardson, Texas

Description: Looking north west, the intersection of Main Street / Belt Line Rd. and the east-side frontage road of U. S. Highway 75 (Northbound). A pile of dirt/rocks is on the left foreground; center front is an eroded ditch that is covered by a concrete culvert at Main Street. Two cars are visible on Main Street, and 2 more are parked north of Main Street, on the right side of the photograph. Multiple real estate/housing development signs are on the intersection corners. Buildings are visible in the right background, through leafless trees and shrubs. Signs: Carter Built Homes - AZALEA PARK - Carter Const Co TEX-ANN Lutheran Church ...ier Homes - Mimosa & Cypress Drive ..5-2527 FINESSE HOMES
Date: 1958
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east. The left center of the photograph shows the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek flowing east, then turning south under Polk Street. Sherman Street intersects with Polk Street just west of the creek. There is a small bridge, with low rails, over the creek. On the left are low, brushy, trees. On the right are three residences; the middle has an outbuilding. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central Ave., then the railroad crossing the street. On the horizon, one residence is visible, and two motor vehicles.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[1st NL President Don Newport]

Description: Don Newport wearing dark rimmed glasses, light suit coat and dark tie. Don Newport was the first president of North Lake College in Irving, Texas.
Date: 1976
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[1st RL President Deon Holt]

Description: Black and white photograph of Deon Holt. Dr. Holt is wearing a dark suit jacket, light shirt and patterned tie. Deon Holt was the first president of Richland College.
Date: 1972
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[2nd RL President Ed Biggerstaff]

Description: Black and white photograph of Ed Biggerstaff. Ed was the second president of Richland College. Light-colored suit coat and striped tie. Ed has moustache.
Date: 1974
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[AC Refrigeration Lab]

Description: Photograph of part of the air conditioning lab at Cedar Valley College. An electric cooking stove is in the foreground.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Admissions Office]

Description: Photograph of several college employees and students busy signing up for classes at Cedar Valley College.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Admissions Trailer Office]

Description: Mountain View College utilized trailers to serve students prior to the completion of the college. This photograph shows college employees and a student in the Admissions trailer.
Date: 1970
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Aerial Construction and Lake]

Description: Aerial photograph of Cedar Valley College during construction. The lake is visible and some of surrounding fields.
Date: 1976
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Aerial during construction]

Description: Aerial photograph of Brookhaven College during construction.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Aerial From West]

Description: Aerial photograph of Richland College. You can see the water which runs through the middle of the campus. The planetarium is visible as well.
Date: 1972
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[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
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Aerial View]

Description: Aerial view of Eastfield College looking North. The buildings are bright white with dark roofs. Many parking lots are visible.
Date: 1971
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Aerial View Spring-Winter Snow]

Description: Aerial view of North Lake College in the snow. Many of the parking lots are visible at the top of the photo and the lake is visible in the bottom right hand side.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Angie Runnels]

Description: Photograph of Angie Runnels speaking at Mobil Green Team/Future Builders event. An unidentified woman is to the left and a green sign begins 1996 Mobil Green Team/Future Builders, etc. Angie is wearing a navy blue dress. She appears to be on the porch of a house.
Date: 1996
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Animal Surgery]

Description: Photograph of two people performing surgery on an animal. Cedar Valley College offers veterinary classes.
Date: 1978
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Apparel Construction Class]

Description: Photograph of four students working at tables. Dressforms are around the room. One student appears to have her garment on a dress form and is inspecting her work. It's a sewing class.
Date: 1970
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Arapaho Road at North Central Expressway 1988, Richardson, Texas

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Arapaho Road and North Central Expressway, looking north. The elevated portion of the expressway is not paved; it only has support beams. Motor vehicles are stopped at the intersection. On the SE corner of the intersection is an Exxon gas station, behind is a sign and car lot for OK Used Cars; then the Texas Industries Concrete facility. On the horizon are the railroad and Greenville Avenue intersections with Arapaho Road. On the NE corner is the Super Motor Co., then the Decorator's Drapery Workroom. On the horizon, at the left side of the photograph, is the Ramada Renaissance Hotel (now the Richardson Hotel), built in 1986.
Date: 1988
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Arapaho Road at North Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas

Description: Arapaho Road, east from North Central Expressway (U.S. Highway 75), taken from roadside between north-bound Central and its access road. A vehicle carrying earth-moving equipment is east-bound on Arapaho Road. At the SE corner of the intersection is a sign: "TURN LEFT FASCINATION HOMES NORTHRICH WEST." Five or six small trees are enclosed with a low fence on the right/south side of Arapaho. Further east is a gravel/cement/construction facility. On the left/north side of Arapaho are 2 houses. On the horizon a railroad crossing sign is visible, and a vehicle on the street at the horizon. Various utility lines and poles edge streets and the railroad.
Date: 1958~
Location Info:
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Arapaho Road at West Branch, Cottonwood Creek, Richardson, Texas

Description: Grade-level, iron trestle bridge over West Branch of Cottonwood Creek on Arapaho Road. The ends of the bridge spans have horizontal wooden boards attached. Arapaho Road appears to be hard gravel. In the background is the intersection with Martin Rd. (now West Shore Dr.), which extends right/north. The creek area is filled with trees. One utility pole is at the NW corner of the intersection. Beyond, to the horizon, appears to be a flat field.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Archery Class]

Description: Photograph of students in archery class. The students and instructor are sitting in a tent with bows in hand. Instructor is standing up. Tents were used as temporary classrooms until the final construction on Mountain View could be completed. There is a light bulb in the tent. A pole can be seen, as well as cars in the parking lot.
Date: 1970
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
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Art Design Class]

Description: Photograph of two students working a easels with pencils and drawing pad.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District