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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

1919 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of twelve students and one coach identified as the Richardson High School football team. Coach W. H. Galloway is standing in between four boys on the back row, and eight boys are sitting in the front row. One boy in the center is holding a football with "R. H. S." written on it. Text below the image says "1919 Richardson High School Football Team." The boys are identified on the back of the image.
Date: 1919
Creator: Smith, Morris J.
Item Type: Photograph

1919 Girls' Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of a group of eight young women identified as the 1919 girls' basketball team. They are posing in a car on the corner of Main Street and McKinney Street in Richardson, Texas. Five of the women are sitting in the car, and three are standing on the sides of the car.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

Main Street, 1912

Description: Photograph of seven cars parked in a line on Main Street in Richardson, Texas. Some cars have people sitting in them, and some have American flags attached. In the background, there are several buildings.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Bill Stratton

Description: Photograph of a man standing, identified as Bill Stratton. He is wearing a World War I uniform and hat, and is holding a rifle with both hands. In the background, there is a wooden house. William (Bill) Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men standing, identified as Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines. The men are both wearing World War I military uniforms and hats. They are standing on the porch of Huffhines' wooden house on Plano Road before it burned. William (Bill) Statler Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971. Davis Neely Huffhines lived from December 28, 1895 to April 1987.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men, identified as Bill Stratton and Neely Huffhines, standing and saluting one another. The men are both wearing World War I uniforms and hats. In the background, there is a house with a covered porch. William (Bill) Statler Stratton lived from March 24, 1900 to March 1971. Davis Neely Huffhines lived from December 28, 1895 to April 1987.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Bill Stratton, Mary Huffhines, and Neely Huffhines

Description: Photograph of two men and one woman, identified as Bill Stratton, Mary (Lawler) Huffhines, and Neely Huffhines; Mary Huffhines is the mother of Neely Huffhines. The two men are wearing World War I military uniforms and hats, and the woman is wearing a light-colored blouse and dark-colored skirt. The three people are standing outside of the Huffhines' home, a two-story house with a covered porch, before it burned.
Date: 1914/1918
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Doctor R. P. Harben

Description: 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.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

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~
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Jesse M. Harben

Description: 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."
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Ruth Greer

Description: 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.
Date: 1915/1929
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Concert Band

Description: Photograph of Richardson Concert Band. They are all holding instruments, and a drum sitting on the left side of the image says "Richardson Concert Band." Members are identified as (top row) Dick Bowser, Grover Huffhines, Roy Chick, W. E. Dean, Jim Stratton, Charlie Reddick, Newt Harris, A. C. Ligon, Lawrence Messon, Royce Huffhines, Charlie Pirkle, Mack Bowser, Tory Kieth, (bottom row) Tommy Nelson, Bert Parks, Horace Goode, Brigs Park, William S. Skiles, Bob Harris, W. T. Cox, Buford Tune, Roy Messon, Clint Wallis, Roger Durham, and Roy Laney.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson High School 1918 Graduation Class

Description: Group portrait of the 1918 graduating class of Richardson High School. Four young men wearing dark suits are in the front row. Behind them, eight young ladies wearing light-colored dresses are arranged in several rows. They are standing in front of a generic backdrop.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson High School Class 1910

Description: Copy photograph of Richardson High School class of 1910; they are posing in two rows. The six young women and three young men are identified as Alice Dalton, Vonnie Wallis, A. E. Grugett (teacher), Naomi Watson, C. R. Chick, Fannie White, Ruth Greer, Chloe Wallis, and Virgil Huffhines.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson High School Classroom 1910

Description: Photograph of seventeen students and one teacher at Richardson High School. The students are all sitting in desks, and the teacher is standing in the back of the classroom. Text on the bottom-right of the photograph says "Miss Ruth Greer 639 Devonshire Richardson, Texas AD. 5-5370;" text below the image says "Richardson High School Classroom 1910." The people are identified on the back of the image.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Oil Well

Description: 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.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson School Class 1917, Room 3

Description: Copy photograph of four rows and students and teachers from Richardson School. A sign in front of the students says "Richardson Room 3 1917." They are identified as (back row) Bernice McMeans, Mary Price, Willie Hill, Rachel Pirkle, Homer Chambers, Miss Grace Fox (teacher), Floyd [unknown], Mildred Thomas, [unknown] Curry, Lucy Loveless, Clifford Wright, (third row) Jack (Donald) Rowland, Myrtle Kinder, Howard McMeans, Nettie Ruth Byrd, Johnny Byrd, Liska Arnold, Oberon Haynes, Nellie Terry, Joe Cain, Pearl Tomerlin, J. B. Smith, Gladys Huffhines, J. C. Breedlove, Jackie Farrell, Rober Ligon, Annie Ruth James, Sam Park, Alice Carter, Willard Rose, Mary Rippy, Clifford Kent, Lillian Caldwell, Edgar Reddick, (front row) Kenneth Jordan, Aubrey Kinder, Effie McGee, Glenn Harris, Louise Thompson, E. L. Certain, Bess Ashby, Henry Stults, Clyde Offutt, and Emory Breedlove.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph