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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
Item Type: Photograph

Southwest Center for Advanced Studies

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Southwest Center for Advanced Studies, now known as University of Texas - Dallas. There is a parking lot on the left side of the building. The building is surrounded by roads and open fields.
Date: 1964~
Item Type: Photograph

Stansell Brothers, Richardson, Texas

Description: Seven men standing in back of store. Canned, bottled, and bagged goods visible. Bins and other containers holding vegetables. "We Sell Black Bear" standing card on counter.
Date: 1898~
Item Type: Photograph

Steam Tractor with Crew

Description: Photograph of a steam-powered tractor in a field. One man is sitting behind it, one man is sitting on a back wheel, two men are standing on machinery behind the tractor, and one man is standing on the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Stratton Bros. Brick Garage, Richardson, Texas

Description: Exterior of garage, brick construction. Three Stratton brothers standing in front: left to right, Kenneth Stratton, Jim Stratton, William Statler (Bill) Stratton. "Ford (tm) Authorized Service Station" sign on front. One gas pump in front of building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Stratton Bros. Garage interior, Richardson, Texas

Description: Left to right: William (Bill) Statler Stratton, Kenneth Stratton, Jim Stratton. Visible on the left is the Model T they built from new and used parts. "Goodrich Tires - Best in the Long Run" sign hanging from the ceiling. Various machinery and parts.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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~
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Instruments

Description: Photograph of several employees in a laboratory at Texas Instruments. The employees are all sitting down at tables with laboratory equipment; they are wearing lab coats and hair coverings.
Date: 1960/1970
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

University of Texas at Dallas

Description: Photograph of an aerial-view of the Phase II expansion of University of Texas at Dallas. There are three large buildings with parking lots and roads surrounding them. In the bottom-left of the photograph, there is a construction site.
Date: 1972~
Item Type: Photograph

Wallis Family Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Wallis family residence on Beltline Road. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with an awning extending the width of the house. There are trees and bushes in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

William (Bill) Keffler

Description: Photograph of a portrait of William (Bill) Keffler, the city manager of Richardson, Texas. He is wearing a striped tie and suit jacket; he has a mustache. He has been serving as city manager since 1995.
Date: 1996~
Item Type: Photograph