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
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: The 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: The 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: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Alta Beall Blanton and a Dog

Alta Beall Blanton and a Dog

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a young girl with her arms around a large dog. She has blond hair and is wearing a light-colored dress and dark shoes. In the background is a screen door.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families
Georgia Hewson at Hewson Drug Store

Georgia Hewson at Hewson Drug Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young Georgia Hewson seated on a stool inside Hewson Drug Store in Orange, Texas. She is holding a parasol and is wearing a white dress, hat, and dark stockings. There are five other stools surrounding a counter. Behind the counter stands a boy in suspenders and a bow tie. He has his hand propped on a machine which is next to a shelf full of labeled bottles. On the wall are framed paintings and a thermometer.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Two Girls in front of Dr. J.E. Reeves House

Two Girls in front of Dr. J.E. Reeves House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two young girls in dresses and holding dolls sitting on top of a gate that surrounds Dr. J.E. Reeve's two-story house. The house has a large stoop, porch, and balcony. In front of the gate is a sidewalk, trees, and a horse-drawn covered buggy.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Hazel Reeves Elliott and Grace Reeves

Hazel Reeves Elliott and Grace Reeves

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio portrait of Grace Reeves (seated) and Hazel Reeves Elliott (standing). Both girls wear white lace dresses with black stockings. They both hold dolls that wear white dresses and black bows. Hazel's hair is pulled back with a bow. Grace is seated on a carved wooden chair that has a large piece of fur on the seat. There is a rug on the floor.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Mauriceville Home Economics Class

Mauriceville Home Economics Class

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Mauriceville Home Economics class. There are twenty-four young girls sitting or standing outdoors in front of many trees. They are wearing long white aprons and white bonnets.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Mother and Daughter Portrait

Mother and Daughter Portrait

Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Description: Studio photograph of a woman holding a small girl. They are both wearing dark dresses with puffed sleeves and both have dark curled hair. The woman wears a necklace and earrings and the girl wears a pin. The woman's hair is held up with a hair pin.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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