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Mr. and Mrs. Odom and Son

Description: Postcard of a man and woman with their son. The woman is seated with the young boy. Both are wearing white clothing with large-brimmed hats. The man is standing behind the two with his hand on the woman's shoulder. The couple is identified as Mr. and Mrs. Odom.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Post Card Studio
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mrs. Josie Smith and Students

Description: Photograph of teacher Josie Smith and her students in front of Mesquite High School in Mesquite, TX. Forty-three students are pictured with one teacher. Among those pictured is Arla Vanston.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mrs. W. C. Cullom and Students

Description: Photograph of teacher Mrs. W. C. Cullom and her students in front of Mesquite School. There are thirty-five students pictured, twenty-one boys and fourteen girls. Mrs. W. C. Cullom stands behind her students. On the left, two boys are holding tennis rackets. In the front row, two boys have tweed hats positioned on their knees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Mrs. W. C. Cullom and Students

Description: Photograph of teacher Mrs. W. C. Cullom and her students in front of Mesquite School. Mrs. Cullom stands behind the students while an unknown man in a dark suit and hat sits on the ground with the front row of boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Polk Paschall Home

Description: Photograph of a family home is Mesquite, Texas. The home is a two-story structure with a covered porch spanning the length of the front. A white picket fence follows a boardwalk in front of the home. A family of five people is standing by the fence and on the home's porch. Standing on the porch, from left to right are daughter Ollie Paschall, George Paschall, and wife Ollie Paschall. Standing by the fence, from left to right, are Cecil Paschall and Polk Paschall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Portrait of Ernest Ellis

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a picket fence. He is wearing a three piece suit and necktie. He has short hair parted on the side. He is holding his hands behind his back. The man is identified as Ernest Ellis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Portrait of Leona Grubb

Description: Photograph of a young woman. She is wearing a dark dress with a large bow on the front. She is facing slightly to the left. She is identified as Leona Grubb of Mesquite, TX.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bedford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Portrait of Mrs. Sarah Grubb

Description: Photograph of woman in a studio. The image is of a bust-length pose. The woman is identified as Mrs. Sarah Grubb. She is wearing a dark dress with a shamrock print, secured at the neck by a thin pin. The dress is decorated at the center with many beads and a pleated front. She has dark hair parted down the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[Portrait of Soldiers in Wales]

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-five people in Wales taken sometime around the end of World War I. The group is a mixture of civilians and United States soldiers. All are well-dressed in suits and ties and dress uniforms. Most are men, but five young women are standing in the middle of the back row. The civilians include coalminers, drivers, and doctors. The young soldier standing in the back left corner is identified as Ernest Ellis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

Young Ladies in White

Description: Photograph of four young ladies all dress in white gowns. They all have hair pulled back and secured with large, white bows. Three are wearing necklaces. The name "Carrie Henry," is written by the lady on the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library