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[Buildings in Dallas]

Description: Postcard of the Braniff Airways, Frito-Lay, and Exchange Bank buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Buses in Background]

Description: Photograph of people gathered for the groundbreaking of Cedar Valley College. There is a large striped tent in the background. Even farther back there are two school buses. Most people in the photo are looking to their left.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Business Division]

Description: Photograph of the North Lake College Business Division employees taken about 1988. There is a clock on the wall showing about 3:05. Five people are sitting. Four on regular height chairs and one man in the center on a higher stool.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[C and D Buildings]

Description: Photograph of two buildings on Cedar Valley College campus. Foreground is C building and background is D building. The lake is visible on the left side of the photograph. Steps and sidewalk are visible.
Date: 1977
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home. Left to right: BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968. BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952. BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955. BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887.
Date: 1898~
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

[Cafeteria El Paso Hall with swirled carpet]

Description: Photograph which includes a partial view of the Richland cafeteria. Sofas, a student and very colorful carpet in El Paso Hall of Richland College are the main part of the picture.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Campbell Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Two men and 1 woman standing in front of a wood clad residence. The rear, roofed, porch is facing; the front porch is just visible on the far left of the photograph. From left to right: A man is standing in front of a dark horse. A small dog is perched on the hind-quarters of the horse. A man is standing in front of a small black and white dog. The dog is sitting on a wooden box/crate. A woman is standing at the front corner of the porch, beneath a medium tree. She is holding a palm fan.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Campus from the West]

Description: Photograph of the entire campus of Eastfield College. It show lots of sky and lots of the property. The photograph was taken from the West and is dated October, 1971.
Date: October 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Car Driving Up a Hill]

Description: Postcard of a man driving a Brush Runabout car up a 45° hill in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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

Charlie and Clara Grissom family, Richardson, Texas

Description: 6 persons standing. 1 boy standing on porch. 2 men, 1 boy, 2 women standing in front of porch. Porch of house appears to cover front facade of building; swing visible on right behind women; wooden steps to porch. Written on back: Charlie and [?] Clara and 2nd boy ana [sic] Raymon youngest boy fronnt [sic] porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Charter of the City of Dallas

Description: Official copy of the text of Senate Bill 316, titled "An act to grant a new charter to the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and declaring an emergency." It includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the Texas Secretary of State.
Date: 1907
Creator: Texas. Legislature.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Children of John and Elizabeth (Lezze) Campbell, Richardson, Texas

Description: 5 children - studio portrait. Rita Mae, holding Jack. Ima, standing. Robert seated, wearing suit. Mary, seated in front. Written on back: on back of picture: John & Lezze Campbell Family ca 1910. Rita holding Jack (McGuire) deceased. Ima (standing) (Forman. Robert deceased. Mary C. (Harrison). Jack deceased. Roma - the baby not yet born when (Smithwick) picture was made (deceased).]
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Children of Robert Fleming Campbell and Nancy Jane David Campbell, Richardson, Texas

Description: Family portrait of three women and a man posing together. An older gentleman and woman are seated in the front and two women are standing behind them. Names are written on back in this order: "Lodemia Ann Campbell Routh, Serepta Ellen Campbell Routh, William LaFayette Campbell, Margaret Emma Campbell Stanley." Also written on back: "children of Robert Fleming Campbell (5/2/1804-11/18/1881) and Nancy Jane David Campbell 8/7/1801-11/29/1841 from Tennessee 1851"
Date: 1880/1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Chopping Apples]

Description: Black and white photographs shows person chopping apples. There is a large bowl of chopped apples in the foreground. The person wears a chef's hat. Pots and pans hang above the work area. Cooking class.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

Church Minute Book

Description: Book containing minutes from deacons' and community meetings of a church. Topics include church politics, membership, staff recommendations, and financial issues.
Date: January 1978
Item Type: Book
Partner: Carrollton Public Library

Church Roll and Record

Description: Book containing a member roll for Union Missionary Baptist Church. Includes such information as the date of reception or dismissal, as well as a list of deaths and inactive members.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Union Missionary Baptist Church
Item Type: Book
Partner: Carrollton Public Library

Citizens State Bank, Richardson, Texas

Description: Brick storefront, with curved corrugated metal awning. Three sets of double opening doors, with smaller glass panes above. "The Citizens State Bank" painted on one of the middle set of doors. Bill Stratton, age 6, and Newt Harris standing in and in front of right hand set of doors. Angled tall counter visible through the opened left pair of doors. Brick sidewalk in front, dirt street visible with double board walkway across. Written on back: Daddy, 6yrs ( Bill Stratton) & Uncle Newt Harris, 1906
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

City of Dallas, Texas Water Consumption 1907-1946

Description: Line graph showing the amount of water consumed in billion gallons per year from 1907-1946; the trend of the graph is positive, meaning the city is consuming more and more water per year.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Keuffel & Esser Co.
Item Type: Dataset
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives