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Gulf [Gasoline] Station, Richardson, Texas

Description: Gulf gasoline station with covered drive-through, 4 pumps, 2 air compressors, corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. Advertising pole with 2 lights. Tillman Jones standing in front of station; young child standing near building. Water tower in background. Additional information: Corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue.
Date: 1934
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[The Lynchburg List of Voters: Analysis of the Men who Voted]

Description: This chart documents several aspects of the men who voted at Lynchburg on February 2, 1836. The chart notes the following about each voter, and whether they appear in the following records: Veteran of San Jacinto who received land for military service; 1830 Census of Texas; Harris County probate; Harris County deeds; and other vital records.
Date: 2008
Creator: Shaw, Donna Beth
Partner: Other

Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Date: 1893
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Maple Street at Abrams Road, Richardson, Texas

Description: Unpaved, uncurbed, street, intersecting with a paved street. The unpaved street has wood-clad houses on both sides. Those on the left side are more visible. Just the roof of one house is visible on the right. Some, but not all, homes have front sidewalks. There are utility poles and lines on both sides of the street. At the intersection, in the foreground of the picture, a street sign is on the left, and a fire hydrant is on the right. Most houses have shrubbery and trees, with more mature trees in the background and horizon. A delivery van/truck is just visible at the back end of the street, and the back of one car is on the right edge, in a driveway. Additional information: This is the 300 block of Maple Street, looking east from Abrams Road, toward Greenville Ave. The houses were built in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Date: August 1959
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.

Description: Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. The Reoport of the Attorney-General of Texas and other documents are included in the Appendix, starting on page 947. Index begins on page 995.
Date: 1870
Creator: Texas. Constitutional Convention, (1868-1869).
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Description: This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Signs at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of signs posted at the entrance of League City Civic Center, where a rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke was held. The double entrance doors are made of tinted glass, as are the windows next to them. On the doors are signs that say, "Entrance Only." A single sign to the left of the doors reads, "All handbags, purses, & carry-in items will be searched for security reasons."
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library