Girls and Dolls

Girls and Dolls

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a row of eleven small girls all holding dolls. Every girl wears a dress, one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. A grown woman in a dark print dress stands behind them with a microphone. Behind her is a tree and metal building.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Girls and Dolls

Girls and Dolls

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of nine small girls holding dolls. They are standing on a stage with a tree and a metal building behind it. Each girl wears a dress and one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. Behind the girls on the right hand side of the photo is a smiling woman holding a microphone and wearing a dark print dress. In the foreground are the backs of two children's heads and the backside of a grown woman in a dark dress and feathered hat.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897

Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897

Date: 1897
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of schoolchildren and their teacher at the Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897. There are nineteen boys, ten girls and one teacher. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with large collars and the girls are wearing dresses, some with pinafores. The teacher is seated in the center on the first row and is wearing a blouse with puffy sleeves, a belt and a long skirt. Behind the group is a building with wooden shutters.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Description: Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Jessie Belle Blanton and John Robert Blanton

Jessie Belle Blanton and John Robert Blanton

Date: unknown
Creator: Scott, H.D.
Description: Studio photograph of Jessie Belle Blanton (seated) and John Robert (Jack) Blanton (standing) as children. Both children are wearing white dresses with dark stockings and boots. Jessie Blanton has two bows in her hair. Embossed on the bottom of the mat is, "H.D. Scott, Dallas, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Date: August 30, 1894
Creator: Works
Description: Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Lou Beall Sawyer and Her Father William E.P. Sawyer

Lou Beall Sawyer and Her Father William E.P. Sawyer

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Tintype of William E.P. Sawyer (seated) and his daughter Lou Beall Sawyer (standing). He is wearing a suit with a vest, collared shirt, hat and watch chain and he has a beard. She is wearing a light-colored dress and dark boots.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Will and Lena Ellis with an Unidentified Girl

Will and Lena Ellis with an Unidentified Girl

Date: unknown
Creator: Leffler
Description: Photograph of Will and Lena Ellis and an unidentified girl. Will Ellis is seated on the left side of the frame in a tweed suit and white collar with his dark hair parted on the side. There is a young woman seated next to him and one standing behind them both, in the center. Both girls are wearing collared dresses with brooches pinned at the neck and both have their dark hair pulled back. The girl in the center has a bow in her hair. There is a backdrop in the background. Printed in the lower left-hand corner of the mat is, "Leffler, Fort Worth, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Date: May 26, 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton in a playful photograph with five other women and a young girl. The women are in a row from tallest to shortest with their hands around each other's waists except for Ms. Blanton who is holding the hand of the woman in front of her who's other hand is on her forehead. Three of the women and the young girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. The woman fifth from the front is wearing a bow tie and the woman in the front is wearing a sash around her neck. In the background is a tree and a large house. Written below the photograph, underneath the second woman from the right in the black dress is an arrow and the name, "Lou Beall".
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
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