Samuel Edward Bartley high school graduation photo

Description:

Photograph of graduation high school class. The photograph was likely taken sometime between 1880 and 1910. The man seated in the middle of the front row is Samuel Edward (S.E.) Bartley, Sam Rayburn's brother-in-law. Mr. Bartley married Sam Rayburn's sister Medibel in 1902 and together they had two children. S.E. and Medibel moved into the Rayburn home in the 1940s.
Mr. Bartley's high school graduation photo shows twelve students; nine girls and three boys. The girls all wear long sleeved, high necked, long, white guazy dresses. They all appear to have long hair, worn up. The boys wear three piece suits with white button-down shirts, ties and stiff collars. The front row is comprised of two girls sitting on the left, Mr. Bartley seated in the center and two girls seated at the right. The back row is comprised of a standing group of students. Two women, a boy, a girl, a boy and two women stand from left to right.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Creation Date: 1880/1910  
Partner(s):
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Usage:
Total Uses: 99
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1880/1910
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Description:

Photograph of graduation high school class. The photograph was likely taken sometime between 1880 and 1910. The man seated in the middle of the front row is Samuel Edward (S.E.) Bartley, Sam Rayburn's brother-in-law. Mr. Bartley married Sam Rayburn's sister Medibel in 1902 and together they had two children. S.E. and Medibel moved into the Rayburn home in the 1940s.
Mr. Bartley's high school graduation photo shows twelve students; nine girls and three boys. The girls all wear long sleeved, high necked, long, white guazy dresses. They all appear to have long hair, worn up. The boys wear three piece suits with white button-down shirts, ties and stiff collars. The front row is comprised of two girls sitting on the left, Mr. Bartley seated in the center and two girls seated at the right. The back row is comprised of a standing group of students. Two women, a boy, a girl, a boy and two women stand from left to right.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 24 cm.

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Keyword(s): Rayburn, Sam | group portraits
Partner:
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: SRH_N72-413
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth183534
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image