The Richards Family of Corte Madera in the Early 1900s
Harry and Margaret Richards in about 1943.
Harry as a child, on left, with his sister and brother in about 1920.
In 1989, when he was 74 years old, Harry Richards wrote a memoir about growing up in Corte Madera and created a narrative for a walking tour through the old neighborhood close to the train station.
Percy and Mable Richards
LINKS Click here to get a downloadable copy of Harry's memoir and here for the walking tour, and here to listen to an audio recording of Harry being interviewed at the age of 98 by Mindy Steiner.
Harry Richards at left, as his father takes the children for a ride on his motorcycle in front of the family home at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Willow Avenue. The home is still there and remains recognizable today.
Richards children gathering wildflowers with a friend in about 1918.