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H. W. and Ida Greer Residence
Photograph of an exterior view of the Greer family home on Interurban Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch in the front with two doors. There are two trees in the yard. A woman, girl, and man are standing outside the picket fence; they are identified as Ida Huffhines Greer, Ruth Greer, and Henry W. Greer.
Portrait of William Baxter Blewett
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of William Baxter Blewett. Text on the top of the image says "Uncle Baxter Blewett, died a solder in Civil War (Confederate)."
C. H. Blewett Home
Copy photograph of one man, woman, boy, and two girls standing outside of the C. H. Blewett House. They are identified as Chapman H. Blewett (1856-), Mattie Skiles Blewett (1855-), John Blewett (1881-), Laura Blewett (1887-), and Jessie Blewett (1896-). Text above the image says "C. H. Blewett home at Richardson, Texas about 1898." Text below the image labels each person.
Portrait of Reverend William Harris
Tintype photograph of a portrait of Reverend William Harris. He is wearing a suit and holding a book. He was the father of Nancy Lou Harris Blewett.
Portrait of Arthur Blewett
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Arthur Chapman Blewett. He is wearing a military uniform. He was born August 5, 1894, and died August 25, 1966.
Portrait of Charles Blewett
Photograph of a portrait of Charles Henry Blewett. He is wearing a World War I uniform, and has two medals pinned on the right side of his jacket.
Reverend E. C. Bramblitt
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Reverend E. C. Bramblitt. He is wearing a jacket and has a long beard.
[Portrait of Jessie Durham]
Photograph of a woman identified as Jessie Durham. She is wearing a hair pin, earrings, glasses, and a corsage on her right shoulder.
[Portrait of a man standing on a brick walkway]
Photograph of an elderly man standing on a brick sidewalk, and is wearing a hat and suspenders. In the background, there is a corrugated-metal structure.
Portrait of Jesse M. Harben
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Jesse M. (Jess) Harben. He is wearing a suit and tie, and is the son of Raymond Park Harben. Text below the image says "Jesse M. Harben, Druggist 1910" and "Jesse Monroe Harben."
Portrait of Jess Harben and Clifford Watson
Postcard of two men wearing bathing suits; on man is sitting on a log, and the other is standing to his right. They are identified as Jesse Monroe (Jess) Harben and Clifford Watson. In the background, there is a painted beach scene. Text to the right of the image says "Jess Harben[,] Clifford Watson." Jesse Monroe (Jess) Harben lived from December 14, 1888 to October 5, 1973. Clifford Watson live from June 30, 1887 to December 1972.
Portrait of Doctor R. P. Harben
Copy photograph of a bust-length portrait of Dr. Raymond P. Harben. He is wearing a suit jacket and tie. He also owned a drug store in Richardson, Texas.
[Portraits of Sam Harben and Tillie Harben]
Two photographs of Sam Harben and Tillie Harben. The first photograph features a portrait of Sam Harben, husband of Tillie Harben. He is wearing a suit and patterned tie, and is holding rolled up papers in his hands. He was born September 12, 1878, and died in October 1960. The second photograph features a portrait of Tillie Harben. She is wearing a blouse with a pattern in the center and a skirt. She is posing with two dogs.
Portrait of Uncle Sam and Aunt Jane
Photograph of a man and woman identified as Sam P. and Margaret Jane Lucas Harben. They are sitting in chairs in front of an anniversary cake and 50th anniversary flower bouquets. On the left, a half visible calendar says "1950," and is from October. Framed photographs hang on the wall above the bouquets.
Portrait of Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett 1908
Photograph of a portrait of two women identified as Lizzie Mercer and Jessie Blewett Harben. They are standing in a wooden barrel with a sign on the front that says "Pure Country 'Lasses $1.50 per. Gal." In the background, there is a wooden building.
Portrait of Elmo Huffhines, Senior
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Elmo Huffhines, Sr. He is wearing a suit jacket and glasses.
Portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines (September 10, 1885 to June 21, 1970). She is wearing glasses, earrings, three necklaces, and a pin on her right lapel. She was married to Elmo Huffhines Sr. (October 31, 1879 to January 8, 1975) on February 16, 1904. Clyde Huffhines is the daughter of C. C. (Mayor) Huffhines and Sarah (Sally) Chick Huffhines.
Portrait of John B. Jordan, Fire Chief
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of John B. Jordan, Fire Chief. He is wearing a hat, a tie, and suit jacket. The Richardson Fire Department was organized in 1925, when the first water mains were laid. He moved to Richardson in 1917 and had spent nine years before on the Plano Fire Department.
Portrait of Tom McKamy
Photograph of a man identified as Thomas (Tom) Franklin McKamy. He is wearing a suit jacket and patterned tie. Text below the photograph says "Tom McKamy[,] First Mayor of Richardson (mayor from 1925-1927 and 1933-1937)."
Portrait of Tom McKamy
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a man identified as Thomas Frankin (Tom) McKamy. He is wearing a suit jacket with a pin on the right lapel and a tie. He was born October 9, 1889, and died March 31, 1959.
Portrait of Curley Pierce and Gene Lawler
Photograph of a woman and man standing in front of a wooden fence and facing each other; they are identified as Ethel "Curley" Pierce and Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. The man is holding snow in both of his hands. In the background, there are houses.
Portrait of Gene Lawler 1909
Photograph of a portrait of Oliver Eugene "Gene" Lawler. He is posing in front of a horse-drawn carriage with his right hand on the horse's reins. In the background, there is a train.
Portrait of Curley Lawler 1919
Photograph of a portrait of Ethel "Curley" Pierce. She is wearing a hat and pants suit. She is standing in front of a wooden building with lattice board. Pierce is the daughter of Martha Hanks Pierce; she was born on February 1, 1894, and died October 27, 1978.
Portrait of Curley Pierce Lawler
Photograph of a woman identified as Ethel "Curly" Pierce Lawler. She is posing in a horse-drawn wagon. In the background, there are trees. She was born on February 1, 1894, and died October 27, 1978.
Portrait of Gene Lawler
Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Gene Lawler. He is standing in right side-view with his face looking away from the camera and his hands behind his back. He is standing to the right of a tree. In the background, there is a wooden fence and buildings. Lawler was born on October 4, 1886, and died December 11, 1970.
Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler
Photograph of a portrait of a man identified as Thomas V. Wheeler, age seventy-two. He is holding the newspaper telegram telling the death of Abraham Lincoln. Wheeler is the grand-nephew of the founder of Richardson, Texas, Billy Wheeler.
Portrait of Jacob Routh
Copy photograph of an illustration of Jacob Routh, an early settler, minister, and businessman. He is wearing suit jacket; text below the image says "Jacob Routh." He was born December 22, 1818, in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee; he died April 30, 1879, near Plano, Collin County, Texas, and was buried in Jacob Routh Cemetery in Richardson, Texas. He married Lodemia Anne Campbell on October 30, 1853 in Dallas, Texas.
Portrait of Bob Hughey
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Bob Hughey, the Richardson, Texas city manager. He is wearing paisley tie and pinstriped suit jacket. He retired in April 1995, after 21 years. He took over the top spot when Robert B. Sherrill retired January 1, 1974. Mr. Hughey graduated from Texas Tech in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in government. From July 1960 to April 1963, he worked as an administrative assistant in Lubbock. Until joining Richardson in July 1971, Mr. Hughey worked for the cities of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Los Alamos, [New Mexico]. In 1974, he was named "Outstanding Young Man of Richardson" by the Richardson Jaycees. He is past president of the North Texas City Management Association and a former member of the Texas City Management Association's Ethics and Professional Standards Committee.
Portrait of Irene Cain
Copy photograph of a woman identified as Irene Cain (born April 1904, died March 1987). She is sitting a desk with papers in front of her and holding a pen. Irene Cain was valedictorian of her high school class.
Portrait of Raymond Noah
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a man identified as Raymond Noah. He is wearing glasses, a tie, and a suit jacket. He was the Richardson, Texas Mayor from 1968-1983.
Portrait of Vera Huffhines
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Vera France Huffhines at eight years old. She is wearing a hair bow and necklace. Text below the image says "Vera Huffhines." She is the daughter of Winfield Scott Huffhines and Francis Ann Harris Huffhines, and later married William Statler Stratton.
[Portrait of H. W. Greer]
Portrait of Henry Wise (H. W.) Greer, in a bust pose. He has a moustache and is wearing a dark jacket and a striped tie with a tie pin. The photograph is mounted inside a folded display folder. According to accompanying information, he died on March 14, 1942 (b. December 8, 1858).
[Portrait of Ida Huffhines Greer]
Portrait of Ida Huffhines Greer, in a bust pose. She is wearing an embroidered jacket over her dress with a pearl necklace and earrings. The photograph is mounted inside a folded display folder. According to accompanying information, she died on March 10, 1964 at age 94 (b. August 7, 1869).
Portrait of Ruth Greer
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a woman identified as Ruth M. Greer; she is in left profile-facing. Her hair is up and she is wearing an off-the-shoulder garment. She was born on November 9, 1893, and died March 18, 1976.
Portrait of Velma Greer
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a woman identified as Velma Jewel Greer. She is wearing pearl earrings and a necklace. She was born in Richardson, Texas, on September 13, 1898, and died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on May 7, 1997.
Portrait of Clifford Huffhines
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Clifford Lester Huffhines. He is wearing a suit, a tie, a watch on his right hand, and rings. He is seated in a wheelchair. He was born May 13, 1913, and died February 6, 1996.
Portrait of J. J. Pearce
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Joseph Jones Pearce, the superintendent for Richardson Independent School District, from 1946-1977. He is wearing a blue suit jacket and a red, patterned tie. He was born January 13, 1907, and died September 7, 1995.
Portrait of Noma Harris
Photograph of a woman wearing a graduation dress and hat; she is identified as Noma Harris. She is standing in front of a bush and amongst trees. Harris was born February 13, 1910, and died January 1987.
Portrait of Gary Slagel
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a man identified as Gary Slagel. He is wearing glasses, a striped tie, and a suit jacket. Slagel served as Mayor of Richardson, Texas from May 1991 to 2007; he was then re-elected in 2009.
Portrait of Martha Ritter
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of Martha Ritter. She is wearing a striped blouse and glasses. She was Justice of the Peace, Dallas County Precinct 3, Place 2, since January 1989; Mayor of Richardson, Texas, 1973-1983 [Mayor: April 1983 - April 1987]; Chairman of Richardson Chamber of Commerce, 2002; Richardson Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, 1995; Richardson Central Rotary Citizen of the Year, 1990; Richardson Y. W. C. A. Woman of Achievement Award; and North Central Texas Council of Governments Linda Keithley Award for Women in Public Management, 1987.
Portrait of Dorothy Putnam
Photograph of a bust-length portrait of a woman identified as Dorothy Rippy Putnam. She is wearing glasses, a necklace, and a blouse with an applique bow on the left shoulder. Putnam was born March 28, 1916, and died January 16, 2002. She married Saville Putnam.
Richardson Oil Well
Photograph of a group of men gathered around an oil well. The well extends above the photograph, and pipes lead away from it to the right.
Steam Tractor with Crew
Photograph of a steam-powered tractor in a field. One man is sitting behind it, one man is sitting on a back wheel, two men are standing on machinery behind the tractor, and one man is standing on the ground.
[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas
Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
[Map of] Richardson, Texas. Water System.
Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas' water system. The streets are marked as well as the land divisions, survey lines, corporation lines, and the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. The pipe line layout is marked in red. Scale 1:2,400.
[Map of] Richardson, Texas. Sewer System.
Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas' water system. The streets are marked as well as the land divisions, survey lines, corporation lines, and the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. Sewer lines are marked in red. Scale 1:2,400.
[Map of] Richardson, Dallas County
Map showing the town of Richardson, Texas in Dallas County. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, the tracks for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, and a creek that fall within the town. Scale 1:2,400.
[Map of] City of Richardson, Texas
Map of Richardson, Texas. The town boundaries are marked as well as the streets, land divisions, and creeks. Scale 1:1,200.
Richardson, Texas Area Map
Map of Richardson, Texas and the surrounding areas. Streets are marked as well as schools of all levels, several government buildings, and selected businesses. An alphabetical list of street names is on the reverse, along with advertisements from Richardson-area businesses.
Richardson City Hall
Photograph of an exterior view of Richardson City Hall on Main Street, east of Greenville Avenue, in Richardson, Texas. There are large panes of glass on the front of the building; text above the glass says "City Hall." Trees and shrubs are growing along the building. In the foreground, there is a street.