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Floyd Inn location, Richardson, Texas

Description: Large open field. In the foreground is a grouping of seven trees, with some shrubs or saplings, all growing in grass/weeds. Only the center tree, the one closest to the foreground, is leafed. Behind is a large open space, with cultivated areas visible on the horizon. On the left of the horizon is a large building, with a taller domed portion, part of Restland Cemetery. The note on the back states that the tree was planted in 1856. The Floyd Inn served as a stop for the stage from Dallas to Denton.
Date: 1973~
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Description: Photograph of a line of horses in tack at the Centennial celebration. They are standing beside Richardson Public Library. A group of people are sitting on the window sills of the building. One person in the background is standing.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Description: Photograph of a group of women and horses participating in the Centennial celebration. Three women are riding horses, and are dressed in western wear. The group is standing outside of Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Celebration

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women, some dressed in nineteenth-century costume, participating in the Centennial celebration. In front of them, there is a set of furniture. The photograph was taken on the first floor of Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of the Girl Scout Troop 1091 parade float, at the intersection of Main Street and Greenville Avenue in Richardson, Texas. The float is attached to the back of a Chevrolet truck. Girls on the float are wearing uniforms and holding signs illustrating what year their uniform was worn. A sign on the front of the float made of streamers has the Girl Scout logo and "Troop 1091" on the front. In the background, there are people watching in front of businesses; one building on the left says "Firestone" on the front and side.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a stagecoach wagon float in the centennial parade, at the intersection of Main Street and Greenville Avenue in Richardson, Texas. The wagon is pulled by four matching horses, and two men and two women are riding on it. A sign on the side of the wagon says "5 WBAP Country Gold;" the side of the wagon says "Butterfield Cleveland Stage." In the background, there are businesses.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of the Terrace Elementary parade float at the Centennial parade on the corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The float consists of children wearing costumes, and sitting at school desks; a woman standing and holding a bell. A sign on the side says "Terrace Elem." In the background, there are buildings.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of people wearing nineteenth-century costumes participating in the Centennial parade on the corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. They are pulling toy covered wagons with children riding in them. In the background, there is a building.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a parade float at the Centennial celebration on the corner of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The float is shaped like a train locomotive. In the background, there are people watching the parade on the left, and a green truck on the right.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of people wearing costumes and waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. There are two trucks and one convertible car parked behind them. In the background, there is a grassy field.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of cars parked in a line waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. A group of women wearing costumes are gathered around the back of a white Datsun car. Behind the white car, there are women dressed in costume gathered around a red convertible. In the background, there is a woman and horse on a grass lot, and people beside a red truck.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a parked red convertible Impala, waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. The car is decorated with pink flowers and streamers. A group of women dressed in costume are gathered around it. They are standing in front of Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a line of two trucks and one car waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. A group of women dressed in nineteenth-century costume are gathered around the cars. In the background to the right of the image, there is a view of Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of women dressed in nineteenth-century costume, waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. They are standing in front of a red convertible car decorated with pink flowers and streamers. In the background, there are other cars and people.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Centennial Parade

Description: Photograph of a line of parked trucks waiting to participate in the Centennial parade. A group of women are gathered around the back of a copper-colored truck. To the right of the truck, there is a white truck and red convertible with a crowd around them. In the background, there is a building identified as Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Public Library - Centennial Costumes

Description: Photograph of twenty-three women and two men posing in front of a copper-clad fireplace at Richardson Public Library. They are wearing costumes in celebration for the centennial of Richardson, Texas. Seven people are identified as Gerrie Mason (left), Bertha (Bird) O'Neal (fourth from right), Tony Rampino (back row, center), Louise Frederick (back row, center), Paul Smith (back row, center), Marita Mangan (fourth from left), and Charlie Unk (far right). In the foreground, there is a group of chairs.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Public Library - Time Capsule

Description: Photograph of a time capsule lowered into the ground at a centennial celebration for Richardson, Texas. A group of children, women, and men are gathered around the capsule. A piece of construction machinery is lowering it. In the background, there is a building identified as Richardson Public Library.
Date: June 1973
Item Type: Photograph