Elder Ellis Brothers

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Photograph of two brothers in Mesquite, TX. Both are wearing suits and have Civil War Veteran medals pinned to their lapels. They also have several other medals on the opposite lapels. The brother on the right has white hair and a beard. The brother on the left has only a mustache. They are identified as the Ellis brothers. The man on the right is identified as William Ellis. According to accompanying information, William Ellis was the grandfather of Ernest Ellis, and father of Frank Ellis. William's son Frank was the owner of Ellis and Sons store, built in the 1880s ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm., on mat 15 x 20 cm.

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Wisdom Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Mesquite Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 76 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of two brothers in Mesquite, TX. Both are wearing suits and have Civil War Veteran medals pinned to their lapels. They also have several other medals on the opposite lapels. The brother on the right has white hair and a beard. The brother on the left has only a mustache. They are identified as the Ellis brothers. The man on the right is identified as William Ellis.

According to accompanying information, William Ellis was the grandfather of Ernest Ellis, and father of Frank Ellis. William's son Frank was the owner of Ellis and Sons store, built in the 1880s in the New Hope district of Dallas County.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm., on mat 15 x 20 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

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  • May 28, 2010, 6:03 p.m.

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Wisdom. Elder Ellis Brothers, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90965/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mesquite Public Library.