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John Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an illustration of an exterior view of the John Huffhines home. There is a chimney drawn on the front of the house. A shed is drawn to the left of the house, and another house is drawn behind it. A picket fence surrounds the property. John Huffhines and his wife, Elizabeth Huffhines, were among Richardson's first settlers.
Date: 1854~
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of William Baxter Blewett

Description: Photograph of a bust-length portrait of William Baxter Blewett. Text on the top of the image says "Uncle Baxter Blewett, died a solder in Civil War (Confederate)."
Date: 1864~
Item Type: Photograph

Children of Robert Fleming Campbell and Nancy Jane David Campbell, Richardson, Texas

Description: Family portrait of three women and a man posing together. An older gentleman and woman are seated in the front and two women are standing behind them. Names are written on back in this order: "Lodemia Ann Campbell Routh, Serepta Ellen Campbell Routh, William LaFayette Campbell, Margaret Emma Campbell Stanley." Also written on back: "children of Robert Fleming Campbell (5/2/1804-11/18/1881) and Nancy Jane David Campbell 8/7/1801-11/29/1841 from Tennessee 1851"
Date: 1880/1900
Item Type: Photograph

John W. Chick Family, Richardson, Texas

Description: Studio Portrait. 3 children standing, 2 boys, 1 girl. Man & woman seated, 1 young man seated. Written on back: Front Row - left to right: W. H. Chick (Uncle Will); John W. Chick (Grandpa); Frances Angelina Chick (Grandma); C. B. Chick (my father). back row - Robert L. Chick (Uncle Bob); Sarah Elizabeth Chick (Aunt Sallie)(Mrs. C. C. Huffhines)
Date: 1880/1890
Item Type: Photograph

E. O. Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of the E. O. Campbell residence on 400 East Campbell Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall. A woman identified as Mrs. E. O. Campbell is sitting outside of it.
Date: 1880~
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

Grissom family, Richardson, Texas

Description: Formal studio portrait. Three men, in dark suits, white shirts, and long neckties, standing behind two seated women. Both women wear dark skirts and white blouses with standing ruffled collars, possibly trimmed in lace. The woman on the right wears a dark ribbon around the collar. The woman on the left wears a dark, open jacket with ribbon trim at collar and cuffs. Additional information: Children of Park Lee GRISSOM (24 Aug 1854 - 10 Feb 1938) and Mary Jennie COFFEE (5 Sep 1852 - 6 Apr 1912) Left to right - Pat, Guss, Will (standing) Rebecca, Ada (seated) Pat GRISSOM [?Richard Clint GRISSOM?] (20 May 1882 AL - 3 Jul 1948 TX) married Ollie Mae CROSS Guss Eugene GRISSOM (19 Jul 1889 AL - 12 Aug 1969 TX) married Allie Bell BOGGS William Lee GRISSOM (27 Oct 1879 AL - 29 Jan 1949 TX) married Mollie SANDIFER Rebecca Bell GRISSOM (15 Jul 1884 AL - 12 Aug 1962 TX) married Robert Tremble PREWITT Ada Coloeman GRISSOM (23 Feb 1877 AL - 6 May 1950 AL) married Minor HARAWAY
Date: 1890/1910
Item Type: Photograph

Matt Turner and wife, Richardson, Texas

Description: Copy of a photograph, a man and a woman, head and chest visible. The formal portrait is a horizontal oval mounted on stock. The man has a beard and moustache, is wearing a suitcoat and vest, with shirt and tie. The woman is wearing a dark dress, with dark moire satin bow at the neck, a brooch on her left side, and an earring visible on her left ear.
Date: 1890/1910
Item Type: Photograph

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

Sam Harben family and residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: 14 persons standing behind a white picket fence. Wooden frame house in back; the right-hand 2/3 has a covered porch with 3 doors and 2 windows visible. The people are: man, woman, woman, girl holding doll, man, woman, man, woman, young man, girl, woman, child standing on fence rail, man, young man/boy. All men are wearing hats.
Date: 1890/1910
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

H. W. and Ida Greer Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Greer family home on Interurban Street in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch in the front with two doors. There are two trees in the yard. A woman, girl, and man are standing outside the picket fence; they are identified as Ida Huffhines Greer, Ruth Greer, and Henry W. Greer.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph

Bowser and Blewett Family Trip to Oklahoma

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people identified as the Bowser family and Blewett family. They are posing in a camp with two covered wagons and a tent. Children are standing outside of the tent. The families camped while going to Oklahoma in 1897. Maimie Bowser kept a diary of the trip.
Date: August 1897
Item Type: Photograph

C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home. Left to right: BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968. BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952. BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955. BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887.
Date: 1898~
Item Type: Photograph

C. H. Blewett Home

Description: Copy photograph of one man, woman, boy, and two girls standing outside of the C. H. Blewett House. They are identified as Chapman H. Blewett (1856-), Mattie Skiles Blewett (1855-), John Blewett (1881-), Laura Blewett (1887-), and Jessie Blewett (1896-). Text above the image says "C. H. Blewett home at Richardson, Texas about 1898." Text below the image labels each person.
Date: 1898~
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

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

Portrait of Velma and Ruth Greer

Description: Photograph of two girls playing with various toys. The girls are identified as Velma Jewel Greer (Brandenburg) and Ruth M. Greer. Both girls are holding dolls, and are surrounded by other toys.
Date: 1899/1902
Item Type: Photograph

Cotton Gin "Old Red", Richardson, Texas

Description: Cotton gin, two-story wooden frame building. Four 2-horsedrawn wagons containing cotton. 15 men visible. Telephone pole in foreground. Numerous outbuildings. Additional information: Telephone service in Richardson was established in 1900.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Henry William Coit and family, Renner, Texas

Description: 9 people standing on a steam tractor or attached gang plow. 2 women, three children, 4 men. The woman standing farthest right is veiled. The rear of the tractor is visible, in a partially plowed field. 2 women, 2 man, and 1 child (girl) are holding levers used to raise and lower the plows. Written on back of photo: Henry William Coit & family, steam tractor & plow, Renner Tex., Early 1900's. 5/24/1985 donated Henry W. Coit.
Date: 1900/1910
Item Type: Photograph

John B. Floyd Home

Description: Photograph of the L. N. Grissom family posing in front of the John B. Floyd home. Behind the family, there is a man posing beside four mules. The wooden house is two stories tall, and was also known as the Floyd Inn; it was built in 1856 in Breckinridge, the predecessor to Richardson, Texas.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

John Meade Campbell children going to school, Richardson, Texas

Description: 5 children; 3 in buggy; 1 standing, with black dog; 1 standing on harness shaft. Single seat buggy; 1 horse Additional information: Children of John Meade CAMPBELL and Elizabeth Semonie Haynes CAMPBELL: Rita Mae 1895-1976, Ima Meade 1898-, Robert Haynes 1900-, Mary Winnie 1904-, Jack 1907-, Roma 1912-.
Date: 1900/1915
Item Type: Photograph

R. P. Harben Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the R. P. (Raymond) Harben home. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a long, covered porch. There is a windmill on the left, and the house is surrounded by trees. A wooden picket fence surrounds the yard.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Richardson Telephone Company Exchange, Richardson, Texas

Description: Oliver Harben standing; Mayfair? Griffin, operator, sitting in front of telephone switchboard equipment; Mattie Lucas Lawler Blewett Parks sitting against wall. Tall cabinet in foreground. Written on back: Written on back: Oliver Harben [standing], Mayfair? Griffin [sitting, wearing headphones], Mattie Lucas Lawler Blewett Parks [sitting]
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph