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Portrait of Raymon D. Noah (Mayor)

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Raymond D. (Ray) Noah, the Mayor of Richardson, Texas, from 1968-1983. He is wearing thick-framed glasses, a suit jacket, and a striped tie. He is a City Council member in this photograph.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph

[Map of] Richardson, Dallas County

Description: 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.
Date: 1970
Item Type: Map

Richardson, Texas Area Map

Description: 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.
Date: 1971
Item Type: Map

Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of men in a marching band at the Independence Day parade, on Beltline Road in front of Richardson High School. The men are wearing Shriners' fezzes. One man is holding a pair of symbols, and the men behind him are playing trumpets.
Date: July 4, 1970
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 Public Library

Description: Photograph of a group of people at the opening of the new, four-story Richardson Public Library on 900 Civic Center Drive in Richardson, Texas. One man is standing at a podium, one man is sitting to his left, and one woman is standing behind the seated man. They are identified as Mayor Ray Noah, James V. Kincaid (Chairman of Library Board), and Marguerite Anderson (librarian). To the far right, there are members of a band sitting. In the background, there is a view of the library.
Date: December 6, 1970
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 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

Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of a young woman sitting on the back of a convertible car in a parade on Beltline Road, in front of Richardson High School. She is wearing a striped dress and a crown. A sign on the side of the cars says "Miss Richardson 1970." In the background, there is a group of people on the yard of the high school.
Date: July 4, 1970
Item Type: Photograph

Fourth of July Parade

Description: Photograph of Independence Day parade at the corner of Oak Street and Summit Drive in Richardson, Texas. A semi truck parade float is decorated with flags, streamers, and paper. In the foreground, there are people seated and standing near a table with boxed United States flags on it. A flag is set up at the table. To the left, there is a street sign with "Oak Street" and "Summit Drive."
Date: July 4, 1970
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 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

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 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