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Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to three sides of the house. Various objects are sitting on the porch. Plants and trees grow around the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005

Sun Oil Company, Production Research & Development Lab, Richardson, Texas

Description: Aerial view. Sun Oil Company Production Research & Development Lab. Two one-story buildings, connected by a covered walkway. The larger building, in the foreground, is "E" shaped; the smaller is rectangular. Parking lot between with cars. Storage tank. Housing development visible in background, telephone/electrical poles, no trees or landscaping.
Date: July 1955

Telephone Switchboard, Richardson, Texas

Description: Woman switchboard operator, seated at manual switchboard, wearing earphones. Pictures on wall, including advertisement for Remington typewriter with female typist. Numerous wires and connectors visible. The woman has been identified variously as Stella Moody, Mayfair Griffin, and Mrs. Strait, wife of Bill Strait, telephone lineman.
Date: 1900~

Texas Street, Richardson, Texas

Description: Street block of four commercial buildings, all have front awnings and wooden walkways/sidewalks. The 2 buildings on the right are false front. The left most building has the gable end facing the unpaved street. Left to right: pony, possibly tethered to an awning support pole; three men in front of the left-most door; three men standing outside the next business; two children at the edge of the walk; one man standing under the awning of the Drug Store; one man standing in front of the right-most door. This printing is a copy of a photograph that at some time earlier had been edited with the addition of ink/pencil lines to darken the architectural outlines of the buildings.
Date: 1880/1905

White Family Residence

Description: Copy photograph of the White family home, located on Spring Valley near Waterview. The house is two-stories tall with a covered porch. There are four women and two men posing in front of the house; two of the women are on horses. They are identified as Naomi Watson Blewett, Millard Griffin, Mrs. Martha White, Laurence White, Fannie White Huffhines, and Mairfair Griffin McFarland (kneeling).
Date: unknown