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Polk Street at North Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking west, toward North Central Expressway, which is elevated. Polk Street terminates at the northbound access road of the Expressway. The center and right side of the picture show the grassy area between Polk Street and the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek. A concrete culvert is to the right of Polk Street, but the area over it is not paved. Two cars are stopped at the intersection, and the tops of two cars can be seen on the expressway. There are trees and utility poles and lines. On the right/north side of the photograph, behind/west of the expressway, is a water tower.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, bridge over Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, looking northeast toward Main Street. Sherman Street extends south from the left side of the photograph (not visible). The street sign is just to the left/west of the bridge. There is a gap in the north/south pavement between Polk and Main Streets where Sherman Street might extend north toward Main Street. Leafed trees are along both sides of the picture, beyond the bridge. Utility lines and poles go along both sides of the right-of-way. Buildings and cars are visible. Past the intersection with Main Street, on the left/west is Children's Wonderworld, 113 Sherman, a toy and hobby store. This photograph appears to have been taken at the same time as RPLv007a.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, bridge over Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, looking north toward Main Street. Sherman Street extends south from the left side of the photograph (not visible). There is a gap in the north/south pavement between Polk and Main Streets where Sherman Street might extend north toward Main Street. Leafed trees are along both sides of the picture, beyond the bridge. Utility lines and poles go along both sides of the right-of-way. Buildings and cars are visible. Past the intersection with Main Street, on the left/west is Children's Wonderworld, 113 Sherman, a toy and hobby store.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east from the bridge over the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, just east of the intersection with Sherman Street. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central St., then the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. A Southern Pacific boxcar is on the railroad, with an open, flatbed truck in front of it. A truck is partially visible on Central Street. Polk Street is blacktop with grass growing up to the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east. The bridge over the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek is on the right, next a residence, then the North Texas Lumber Company building at the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. On the rails is a Southern Pacific boxcar. In front of the rail car is a long flatbed truck partially loaded with cargo. On the left/north side of Polk Street is a wide roadside area of short grass, some bushes, and then trees. In front (west of) the lumber building is Central Street.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Pool-Themed Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a pool-themed float in the 34th annual League City Village Fest parade on Kansas Street. A group of people riding the float are enjoying the decor, which includes a hot tub and a covered patio table. The float represents a local business called the Bay Area Pools.
Date: May 7, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Family]

Description: Copy negative of a family of seven posing for a portrait. The mother and father are sitting in chairs while their children are arranged around them. Their youngest child is sitting on the mother's lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Man and a Woman]

Description: Copy negative of an oval-shaped portrait featuring a man and a woman. Their relation is unknown. They are both formally dressed. The man is wearing a suit and tie; the woman is wearing a dress with a sheer overlay and a necklace.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a collared jacket and shirt. Her blonde hair is styled in a short haircut. Below her portrait, the year "1930" is typeset within a decorative border.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posed for a portrait. She is wearing a collared shirt and a headband with a bow in her short hair. The year "1933" is handwritten directly underneath her portrait.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Young Girl]

Description: Photograph of a young girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a short-sleeved white ensemble. Her hair is styled in a short, blonde bob. The year "1928" is written just below her portrait.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Young Woman]

Description: Copy negative of a young woman whose hair is done in a short, wavy style with bangs. She is wearing clothing with a high-necked lace collar. With mostly her back to the camera, her head is turned over her shoulder, her gaze fixated on something to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of Al McFaddin]

Description: Portrait of Al McFaddin, a man with a long beard, wearing a suit and tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Court Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum