[The Abel Family and Home]

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Photograph of the Abel family and home at South 17th Street and Ross in Waco. From left to right, they are Ida Victoria, Maud Vivian (standing), Lillie Jane, Robert Downman, Clarence Albert (standing), Hector Valdemar, and Valdemar. Ida Victoria sits in a wooden rocking chair on the porch, and Lillie Jane sits in a wicker chair next to her. She holds Robert Downman, and Maud Vivian stands behind her chair. Clarence Albert stands on the porch steps, while Hector Valdemar sits on the arm of a rocking chair. Valdemar stands next to the chair, leaning against the side of the ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. August 13, 1898.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Willis Photograph Collection and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 153 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Photograph of the Abel family and home at South 17th Street and Ross in Waco. From left to right, they are Ida Victoria, Maud Vivian (standing), Lillie Jane, Robert Downman, Clarence Albert (standing), Hector Valdemar, and Valdemar. Ida Victoria sits in a wooden rocking chair on the porch, and Lillie Jane sits in a wicker chair next to her. She holds Robert Downman, and Maud Vivian stands behind her chair. Clarence Albert stands on the porch steps, while Hector Valdemar sits on the arm of a rocking chair. Valdemar stands next to the chair, leaning against the side of the house. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco, Texas.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

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T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • August 13, 1898

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  • Feb. 5, 2014, 8:53 a.m.

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  • Sept. 27, 2014, 9:33 a.m.

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[The Abel Family and Home], photograph, August 13, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth388496/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.