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Post Office, Richardson, Texas

Description: Post card with photo of early Post Office. The structure is a small wood one story building with one door. In front are two women - one [Aunt Sarah Allen, third post master] seated in a rocking chair and one holding a baby - and a man. On the right side of the post office is a white picket fence. Other unidentified buildings are visible in the background. The ground immediately in front of the building is dirt, but grass and bushes are visible to the sides. Written on back: "Made in 1906", "Pearl Schults", "Please return to Mrs. Jake K. Stults", "donated by Grissom". Note with post card states "Aunt Sarah Allen third post master" with no explanation. Additional information: The first Post Office was established September 27, 1858. Before, mail was tossed into a barrel in the general store and residents picked out their own mail.
Date: 1906

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

Richardson High School 1902

Description: Photograph of a group students and faculty from Richardson High School. The students are posing in two rows, and the three faculty members are standing behind them. They are posing in front of a wooden building. Three boys in the center-front row are holding a sign with cursive handwriting on it. Text below the image says "Richardson School 1902."
Date: February 21, 1902

Richardson High School Class 1908

Description: Photograph of Richardson High School class of 1908. They are all wearing light-colored ribbon bows with long streamers. The three young women and men are identified as (front row) Eula Huffhines Harben, Hugh Harben, Rosa Hudgins, (back row) Tom McKamy, Mollie Durham Reddick, and Grover Huffhines.
Date: 1908~

Richardson School Class of 1906

Description: Photograph of eighteen students and one professor, identified as Richardson School Class of 1906. Eight young women and one male professor are sitting in the back row, nine young men are sitting in front of them, and one young man is sitting on the ground. In the background, there is a wooden building. The students are identified in order on the back of the photograph.
Date: February 27, 1906

Richardson School Picnic

Description: Photograph of two young men and two young women at the Richardson School picnic. They women are sitting in a horse-drawn carriage, and the men are standing on the side of it. The carriage and horse are in body of shallow water. In the background, there are trees. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1905."
Date: 1905

Richardson School Picnic

Description: Photograph of three young women and two young men at a Richardson School picnic. The men are wearing ribbons with long streamers on their lapels, and the women are wearing bonnets. In the background, there is a horse-drawn vehicle. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1906."
Date: 1906

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~