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[Portraits of Sam Harben and Tillie Harben]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conger, Fred

Portrait of Uncle Sam and Aunt Jane

Description: 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 either from October or November. Framed photographs hang on the wall above the bouquets.
Date: 1950

Portrait of Jess Harben and Clifford Watson

Description: 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.
Date: 1915~

Richardson Police

Description: Photograph of three Richardson police officers. They are all wearing uniforms, and are standing in front of a police car with the text, "Richardson Police," on the side. The men are identified as Officer A. D. Tucker, Chief Jack Stults, and Officer J. W. Golden. Richardson City Hall is in the background. J. W. Golden became chief when Jack Stults died in 1957.
Date: 1955

Terrace Park Pool

Description: Photograph of Terrace Park Pool. Several children are in the water, and others are walking along the edge of the pool. In the background, there are children on diving boards. Behind them, there is a set of three metal tanks. Text below the photograph says "Terrace Pool."
Date: 196?
Creator: Conger Studio

Portrait of Cecil Clyde Huffhines

Description: 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.
Date: 1950/1975

Portrait of Curley Lawler 1919

Description: 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.
Date: 1919