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Thomas, Routh Bible, Births page

Description: Photograph of Births page [unnumbered] from the Thomas/Routh family Bible. Text: FAMILY RECORD. BIRTHS James Thomas was Born May 11th 1822 E. A. Gray " " April 27th 1825 John T Thomas " " May 29 1842 Sarah E. Thomas " " January 11th 1844 E. J. Routh " " June 21st 1828 Oliver Thomas " " May 25th 1855 Mary T. Thomas " " August 25th 1856 Clara E. Thomas " " March 21st 1858 Martha Thomas " " November 23rd 1859 Jeff D. Thomas " " March 27th 1861 William O. Thomas " " October 9th 1865 James C. Thomas " " October 20th 1870
Date: 1971
Creator: Braithwaite, Philip
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Velma Greer

Description: 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.
Date: 1915/1929~
Creator: Browne & Browne, Studio Deluxe
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of John B. Jordan, Fire Chief

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Classen Studio
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Map of] Richardson, Texas. Sewer System.

Description: 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.
Date: July 1925
Creator: Dalton, E. L.
Item Type: Map

[Map of] Richardson, Texas. Water System.

Description: 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.
Date: July 1925
Creator: Dalton, E. L.
Item Type: Map

Portrait of Stutlz Family

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a group of men, women, and children identified as the Stultz family. Seven people are standing in the back row, and five people are sitting in a front row.
Date: 1890/1910
Creator: Dean, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

[Stultz Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Stultz family. In the front, two women are posed on either side of a man and a young boy and the four of them appear to be seated on wicker furniture; a second man is leaning on one arm of the seat. In the back row, seven men of various ages are standing in a rough semi-circle. All of the men are wearing suits with vests and ties. The woman seated on the right side is wearing a light-colored blouse and dark skirt; the woman on the left (identified as "Grandma Stultz") is older and wearing a dark dress and jewelry. A generic backdrop is set up behind them.
Date: 1890/1910
Creator: Dean, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of H. W. Greer]

Description: 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).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gentry
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Ida Huffhines Greer]

Description: 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).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gentry
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Velma and Ruth Greer

Description: Photograph of a girl and young woman identified as Velma Jewel Greer (Brandenburg) and Ruth M. Greer. The girl is wearing a hair bow, and both are wearing locket necklaces.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gentry
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Vera Huffhines

Description: 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.
Date: 1908
Creator: Harper and Company
Item Type: Photograph

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of John Meade Campbell home. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a covered porch extends the wide of it. Bushes and trees surround the house. The house was built in 1914, and Methodist Richardson Medical Center now occupies the land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Item Type: Photograph

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the John Meade home (built in 1914) and surrounding land. To the left of the image, there is a wooden barn and silo beside a pond. To the right and further back, there is a house. Additional information is given on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Charles Blewett

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hutchcraft
Item Type: Photograph

Grissom Family and Residence, 1904, Richardson, Texas

Description: Seven people and one dog, standing at a gated fence in front of a two-story clapboard house. From left to right: Man with folded arms, wearing a hat and suit. Man with hands clasped in front, wearing a suit. Woman behind the fence (made of horizontal boards attached to wooden posts), wearing dark skirt, white blouse, pompadour hair-style. Woman behind gate, wearing light-colored clothing. Man sitting on large round fence post (or tree trunk), wearing brimmed hat tilted back. Woman wearing two-piece dress, with a wide dark/light striped pattern. Man, leaning on the fence, dark hat in his right hand, moustached. In front of him (blurred) is a light-colored dog. The house behind them is two-story, wood clad, with a closed dormer forming a roof for the porch. The front door, framed above and to the side by narrow windows, appears to be open. Trees are visible at both sides; a shed is just visible on the right edge of the picture.
Date: 1904
Creator: Imperial View Company
Item Type: Photograph

Arapaho Road at U. S. 75

Description: Photograph of an intersection of Arapaho Road and U. S. 75. Two cars and two trucks are driving down one road. On the left of the road, there are houses; on the right, there is a construction site.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Item Type: Photograph

Belt Line / Main Street at U. S. 75

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Belt Line/Main Street and U. S. 75. Several cars are heading north on U. S. 75. In the background, there are signs in a lot, a parking lot with cars, and houses.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street at US Highway 75, Richardson, Texas

Description: Looking north west, the intersection of Main Street / Belt Line Rd. and the east-side frontage road of U. S. Highway 75 (Northbound). A pile of dirt/rocks is on the left foreground; center front is an eroded ditch that is covered by a concrete culvert at Main Street. Two cars are visible on Main Street, and 2 more are parked north of Main Street, on the right side of the photograph. Multiple real estate/housing development signs are on the intersection corners. Buildings are visible in the right background, through leafless trees and shrubs. Signs: Carter Built Homes - AZALEA PARK - Carter Const Co TEX-ANN Lutheran Church ...ier Homes - Mimosa & Cypress Drive ..5-2527 FINESSE HOMES
Date: 1958
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Item Type: Photograph

Polk Street, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east. The left center of the photograph shows the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek flowing east, then turning south under Polk Street. Sherman Street intersects with Polk Street just west of the creek. There is a small bridge, with low rails, over the creek. On the left are low, brushy, trees. On the right are three residences; the middle has an outbuilding. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central Ave., then the railroad crossing the street. On the horizon, one residence is visible, and two motor vehicles.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Thomas V. Wheeler

Description: 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.
Date: 1980
Creator: Matula, Eva
Item Type: Photograph

Harben - Spotts Company, Harben's Drug Store and Richardson Telephone Company Annual Picnic

Description: Photograph of a group portrait at the Harben-Spott's Company annual picnic at Kidd Springs. The picnic involved Harben's Drug Store and Richardson Telephone Company. The men, women, and children are identified as (seated on ground, first row) Earle Harben, Ray Chap Harben, Marjorie Mae Meyer, Lewis, (second row) Mrs. M. M. Meyer, Miss Florence Ingle, Mrs. Walter Williams, Miss Ethel Christopherson, Mrs. P. E. Riley, Miss Stella Moody, Mrs. Sam P. Harben, Mrs. Doyal Taylor, Mrs. Sherwood Spotts, Miss Alma Ballard, Miss Viola Anderton, Mrs. A. O. Very, Mrs. Chester Bethel, (third row) Sam P. Harben, Dr. P. E. Riley, Jess Harben, A. O. Very, Chester Bethel, Mrs. Walter Park, Mrs. R. P. Harben, Mrs. Jess Harben, Walter Park, Sherwood Spotts, (fourth row) Doyal Taylor, Walter Williams, J. D. McNeil, Carson Harben, Lester Meyer, and M. M. Meyer.
Date: July 1, 1926
Creator: McAnally, C. C.
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Greer Family

Description: Photograph of a portrait of the Greer family. They are identified as Ida Lee Huffhines Greer, Velma Jewel Greer (Brandenburg), Ruth M. Greer, and Henry Wise Greer.
Date: 1898/1899
Creator: Pennington and Burger
Item Type: Photograph