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Ellis Brothers

Description: Photograph of four brothers in Mesquite, TX. All are wearing suits and ties. They are, from left to right, Tolbert Ellis, George Ellis, Frank Ellis, and Robert Ellis. The back of the photograph lists three missing siblings. They are brother Ned Ellis and sisters Lucy and Maggie Ellis.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Elder Ellis Brothers

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

James R. Welch Outfitters

Description: Photograph of a manager tending to customers at James R. Welch Outfitters in Mesquite, TX. The man on the far left is identified as Will Bovell, manager of the store. He is assisting a female customer. Two other employees, dressed in white shirts and dark vests are helping another customer. The shelves behind the subjects are loaded with shoe boxes. In the foreground is a display counter containing neckties and stacks of clothes with price tags.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mesquite Cooperative

Description: Photograph of the interior of Mesquite Cooperative store in Mesquite, TX. The store later became the Ellis and Allen store. Pictured are three store employees, as well as a young boy on the right and a man in a top hat browsing in the rear of the store. In the foreground are several electric sewing machines.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mesquite Cooperative

Description: Photograph of the interior of Mesquite Cooperative store in Mesquite, TX. The store later became the Ellis and Allen store. Pictured are an unidentified man and three employees. In the foreground are a wood countertop and several stools. Behind the counter are shelves containing various rolls of fabric.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mesquite Auditorium

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Mesquite Auditorium. The backdrop for the stage shows advertisements for Mesquite businesses before 1907. According to accompanying information, the auditorium was located above James R. Welch, Outfitters on the east side of the square. Above the stage, an electric light is seen hanging from the rafters.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mrs. Ed Vanston and Students

Description: Photograph of a teacher and students at Mesquite School in 1906. Large wooden desks are in the foreground and a chalkboard is seen behind the students. The class is composed of fifty students, thirty-six boys and fourteen girls. The teacher is identified as Mrs. Ed Vanston. She is standing behind the students.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Portrait of D. A. Davis

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a dark colored suit, buttoned at mid-chest over a white-collared shirt. The man is identified as Mr. D. A. Davis. Accompanying information and writing on the back of the photo identify the subject as the father of Jim Davis and grandfather of Ruth Davis.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Young Girls and Bennett School

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls in a field adjacent to a school building in Mesquite, TX. Thirteen girls are pictured in long, white gowns. The school behind them is a large, L-shaped white building with a bell tower.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Presbyterian Men's Bible Class

Description: Members of the Men's Bible Class of the First Presbyterian Church of Mesquite are standing on the steps of the Church. Pictured on the bottom row, left to right: J. C. Chapman; J. C. Rugel; not identified; J. M. Bennett; I. T. Kirk; John L. Hanby; and J. H. Fender; Second row from bottom: Edgar Range; E. A. Grubb; Charles A. Tosch; unidentified; unidentified; unidentified; and Walter Hanby. Third row: fifth man from the left, Stanley Grubb. Fourth row: second man from left, O.C. Hanby, third man from the left, Hugh Gardner; Henry Humphries; Stanley Grubb. Back row: man on far right end, S.H. Whitehurst. Other members of the class included J.B. Bryant, S.H. Grubb, Robert Bryant, H.H. Hanby, W.E. Baker, I.M. Bell, Albert Tosch, L. E. Gross, W. F. Harris, Jim Edwards, J. T. Davis, D. J. Brown, Dan Rugel, F.I. Walker, Arthur Evans and Joe Cleary.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southeast San Juan and South Alamo between San Juan and Alamo Roads]

Description: Photograph of a portion of southeast San Juan, Texas and south Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan (on the left) and Alamo Roads (on the right), and north of the levee. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and San Juan Gardens Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Alamo and East San Juan]

Description: Photograph of a portion San Juan, Texas and Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and around Expressway 83 which runs along the center of the photograph. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and The Lott Tr.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a portion of north Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and north of FM 495. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: John Closner Sub., and Alamo Land and Sugar Co.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southeast McAllen and Pharr]

Description: Aerial photograph of southeast McAllen and Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This image includes downtown Pharr bordered by 2nd Street (on the left) and "I" Road (on the right; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: downtown Pharr, McColl Sub., and Steele-Pershing Sub.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North McAllen and South Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of north McAllen, Texas and south Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by 2nd Street (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of El Dora Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., H.J. McColl Sub., and J.C. Kelly Sub.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southwest Edinburg between 2nd Street and US 281]

Description: Photograph of southwest Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the Edinburg Canal and the South Pacific Railroad roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. 281 (on the right), and Alberta Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: King's Lake and the Sale Barn.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of West Edinburg and Pan American College]

Description: Photograph of west Edinburg, Texas and Pan American College taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Mon Mack Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of East Canton Road (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Edinburg High School, court house, Echo Hotel, Pan American College.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southeast McAllen and South Pharr]

Description: Photograph of southeast McAllen, Texas and south Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of Military Highway (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., J.C. Kelly Sub., and the levee canal.
Date: October 21, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of East McAllen and South Pharr]

Description: Photograph of east McAllen, Texas and south Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of Military Highway (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., J.C. Kelly Sub., and McColl Sub.
Date: October 21, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of South Pharr along Military Highway]

Description: Photograph of south Pharr, Texas along Military Highway taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of Military Highway (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., J.C. Kelly Sub., McColl Sub., Cantu Heirs, Vela Unit, and A.E. Chavez.
Date: October 21, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of South Pharr and Military Highway along Rio Grande River]

Description: Photograph of south Pharr, Texas along the Rio Grande River taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes various plots of land labeled in red with coded numbers and the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and Military Highway. Identified landmarks include: Rio Grande River, McColl Sub., La Chapona Banco #99, and J.C. Kelly Subdivision.
Date: October 21, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Edinburg between Monte Cristo and Schunior Roads]

Description: Photograph of north Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Sugar Road (on the left), "M" Road (on the right), and north of Schunior Road (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Lull, Tex-Mex, and Lincoln School.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Downtown Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of central Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the downtown area of Edinburg roughly bordered by 4th Avenue (on the left) and San Juan Road (on the right). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Edinburg Municipal Golf Course, Hidalgo County Courthouse, and Lincoln School.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Pharr between US 281 and San Juan Road]

Description: Photograph of north Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by U.S. Highway 281 (on the left), Cesar Chavez Road (on the right; not shown), and north of Alberta Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Swearingen Tract, Alamo Tract, and Closner Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library