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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

Pittman Street, East from Abrams Road, 1959, Richardson, Texas

Description: Pittman Street, 300 block, looking east from Abrams Rd. The streets are blacktop with no curbs or sidewalks. Utility poles on the right/north side of Pittman carry lines to houses on both sides of the street. The home partially visible on the left has a television antenna attached. An alley, proceeding right/north, with a culvert, is on the right/north of the street. Large trees line the eastern portion of the street as it approaches the horizon.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Pittman Street, West from Abrams Road, 1959, Richardson, Texas

Description: Pittman Street, 400 block, looking west, from Abrams Road. This block of Pittman is paved, with curbs. Five houses are visible on the left/north side of Pittman. The houses with the white roofs were built ca 1953. The house with the darker rook has a chimney. The 300 block of Pittman, in the lower left corner, is blacktop, with no curbs. A school zone sign and the street sign are at the NE corner of the intersection.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Planetarium]

Description: Black and white photograph of the planatarium on the campus of Richland College. Originally had a copper top. [Replaced twice?] There is a small treee in front of the planatarium and a campus building to the right.
Date: 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall and an unidentified man holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually. An unidentified man in a blue-gray suit watches him from behind a wooden podium. A few people seated behind Walter Hall are partially visible.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall accepting a plaque from an unidentified man at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. To their right is a wooden podium. A few people seated behind them are partially visible.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Playing the Piano for Story Time]

Description: A library assistant (unidentified) plays the piano in the Gold Auditorium at Marshall Public Library. Music is a frequent activity during storytime at the library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Polaroid Photograph of Mamie McFaddin Ward]

Description: Polaroid photograph of Mamie McFaddin Ward wearing a black and white polka dot dress and standing in front of a mantle lined with various decorative items. An oval mirror is hung above the mantle.
Date: [1960..1982]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Police Car in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a black police car coasting in the 34th annual League City Village Fair Parade on Kansas Street. The police car belongs to the League City Police Department according to the graphic text on the side of the car. The policeman driving the car has one of his hands extended out the window. Parade spectators are visible sitting and standing on the side of the road.
Date: May 7, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Polk Street, 1988, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east, slightly elevated, from the northbound access road of North Central Expressway. Polk Street is four lanes, with curbs and sidewalks. On either side are retail buildings: Business signs on the left: Auto Insurance 644-000; Ray Vernon Optician; Lee's Catfish. Two cars are moving east on Polk at Sherman Street. On the left horizon is the Southwestern Bell Telephone building. One bicycle rider is in the center of the street, moving east.
Date: 1988~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street and Central Street, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east. This photograph is a close-up view of the center of photograph RPL007d. The North Texas Lumber Company building on the right/south is between Central Street and 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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 Cadet in Uniform

Description: Photograph of a cadet in uniform with a sword standing in front of a painted background.
Date: 192u
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Schreiner University