James, Byrd, and Merida Ellis

James, Byrd, and Merida Ellis

Date: unknown
Creator: Daniel
Description: Studio photograph Jim, Byrd and baby Merida Ellis. Merida Ellis is wearing a white dress and is being held between Mr. and Mrs. Ellis. Jim Ellis is on the left side of the frame and is wearing a dark suit, white collar and a striped necktie. Byrd Ellis wearing a dark jacket, white collar and black tie. "Daniel" is written on the bottom mat.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Byrd Ellis

Byrd Ellis

Date: unknown
Creator: Freeman, Alfred
Description: Studio photograph of the bust of Byrd Ellis. Her dark hair is curled with a braid and headband across the top. She wears a lace collar, a brooch pinned at the neck and matching earrings. Her left hand is propped under her chin.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Byrd Ellis

Byrd Ellis

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio photograph of Byrd Ellis (in the center) with two unidentified women. All three women are wearing jackets with collared shirts and neckties and their dark hair is pulled back and parted in the center. There is a brooch pinned to Ms. Ellis' tie. In the background is a fake backdrop of curtains.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Byrd Ellis

Byrd Ellis

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio photograph of Byrd Ellis. She is standing with her hands behind her back. Her dress has a lace collar and a flower pinned on the chest. She is also wearing a necklace and a headband in her dark hair that is pulled back.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Lou Beall-Sawyer Blanton, Byrd Ellis and Other Women

Lou Beall-Sawyer Blanton, Byrd Ellis and Other Women

Date: May 26, 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of six women and one small girl standing in front and on the stoop of a large building with a porch and hanging plants. Three of the women and the girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three women are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. One woman is wearing a bow tie and another is wearing a hat. Written on the photograph is "Mother" above the woman second from the left and "Aunt Byrd" second from the right.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families