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  Partner: Mesquite Public Library
 Resource Type: Photograph
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
C. J. Washmon and Son Grocery Store

C. J. Washmon and Son Grocery Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Washmon in front of their store on Tripp and Collins Roads. A dog is seen in the foreground and several sacks and crates are seen behind them. A sign above the grocery store reads, "Good Luck C. J. Washmon and Son Groceries."
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Campbell Children

Campbell Children

Date: unknown
Creator: Harper & Company
Description: Photograph of three young children. Pictured are two young girls and their infant sibling. The girl on the left is wearing a long, dark coat with a bow in her hair. The girl on the right is sitting in a wicker chair with her infant sibling. Handwriting on the back of the photo identifies the three as the "Campbell Children."
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Dr. and Mrs. William Cullom Wedding Photograph

Dr. and Mrs. William Cullom Wedding Photograph

Date: unknown
Creator: Webster, J. H.
Description: Photograph of a man and woman couple on their wedding day in Mesquite, TX. They are identified as Dr. William Carter Cullom and Mrs. Louella Sewell Cullom. Dr. Cullom is dressed in a dark suit and bow tie. He is seated in a chair. Mrs. Cullom is standing on the right in a wedding gown and floral head covering. Her hands are resting on her husband's shoulders.
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Elder Ellis Brothers

Elder Ellis Brothers

Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Description: Photograph of two brothers in Mesquite, TX. Both are wearing suits and have Civil War Veteran medals pinned to their lapels. They also have several other medals on the opposite lapels. The brother on the right has white hair and a beard. The brother on the left has only a mustache. They are identified as the Ellis brothers. The man on the right is identified as William Ellis. According to accompanying information, William Ellis was the grandfather of Ernest Ellis, and father of Frank Ellis. William's son Frank was the owner of Ellis and Sons store, built in the 1880s in the New Hope district of Dallas County.
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Ellis Brothers

Ellis Brothers

Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Description: Photograph of four brothers in Mesquite, TX. All are wearing suits and ties. They are, from left to right, Tolbert Ellis, George Ellis, Frank Ellis, and Robert Ellis. The back of the photograph lists three missing siblings. They are brother Ned Ellis and sisters Lucy and Maggie Ellis.
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Frank Ellis General Merchandise Store

Frank Ellis General Merchandise Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Frank Ellis General Merchandise Store the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, Texas. The general store is covered in signs and advertisements for many goods it sells. A large number of people and wagons are outside the store.
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Front Street Store

Front Street Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of Paschall's Front Street Store in Mesquite, TX. The store is filled with display cases marketing a variety of items. Items are also hanging from wires across the ceiling. Several people are are pictured. They are, from left to right, Cecil Paschall, Polk Paschall, Lloyd Paschall, Eddie Paschall, an unidentified man, Ollie Vineyard-Paschall, and George Paschall.
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Hillery Baby

Hillery Baby

Date: unknown
Creator: Bullard Studios
Description: Photograph a baby in a christening gown. The baby is posed on a dark, fur fabric with a floral design. The gown is very long, hanging well past the baby's feet. Written on the back are the words, "The Hillery baby."
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[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.
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James R. Welch Outfitters

James R. Welch Outfitters

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a manager tending to customers at James R. Welch Outfitters in Mesquite, TX. The man on the far left is identified as Will Bovell, manager of the store. He is assisting a female customer. Two other employees, dressed in white shirts and dark vests are helping another customer. The shelves behind the subjects are loaded with shoe boxes. In the foreground is a display counter containing neckties and stacks of clothes with price tags.
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