[Sepha Helen Edmunds in a school photograph in 1891]

Description

A group photograph of school children, including Helen Edmunds Moore, at the age of 11. Twenty-nine children, including both boys and girls, are arranged in three rows for the group photograph. The children are dressed in dress clothing, with the girls wearing long dresses, and the boys wearing long-sleeved shirts and dark pants. Some of the girls wear pinafores over their dresses; some of the boys wear suit jackets. One child, in the middle of the picture, is noticeably younger than the others and still wears the long white clothes of a very young child. Boys in the first row ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 6 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Graham, W. W. 1891.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 83 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photographer

  • Graham, W. W. W. W. Graham View artist 1431 Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo. Tel. 1440

Publisher

  • W. W. Graham
    Publisher Info: W. W. Graham was a photographer with offices in Kansas City, Missouri
    Place of Publication: Kansas City, Missouri

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Description

A group photograph of school children, including Helen Edmunds Moore, at the age of 11. Twenty-nine children, including both boys and girls, are arranged in three rows for the group photograph. The children are dressed in dress clothing, with the girls wearing long dresses, and the boys wearing long-sleeved shirts and dark pants. Some of the girls wear pinafores over their dresses; some of the boys wear suit jackets. One child, in the middle of the picture, is noticeably younger than the others and still wears the long white clothes of a very young child. Boys in the first row sit cross-legged on the ground. Helen Edmunds Moore is in the second row, fourth from the left with a handwritten "x me" below her torso. On the back of the photograph is written: "Jack Louden, Ed Sitzler, Clifford Everett, Tod Kirk, Robert Henry Heraker 1891 Nina Fyfe, Nellie Sharp, Josie Fish, Daisy Eteen, Susie [Eteen], Gladys Jacobs, Mariah Deathrige, Ora Zeigler, Zelma Eldridge, Lettie Chandler, Jennie Gray, Sepha Helen Edmunds 11 years of age." Stamped on the back of the photograph is "W. W. Graham, View Artist, 1431 Walnut St., Tel. 1440, Kansas City, Mo."

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 6 x 10 in.

Notes

The photographic print 4.5 x 7.25 in. mounted on a mat (6 x 10 in.) in poor condition with missing pieces.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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Creation Date

  • 1891

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • January 1, 1891 - December 31, 1891

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 20, 2006, 9:45 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 22, 2008, 3:37 p.m.

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Graham, W. W. [Sepha Helen Edmunds in a school photograph in 1891], photograph, 1891; Kansas City, Missouri. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15220/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.