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[Photograph of Joanna Troutman]

Description: Photograph of Joanna Troutman as seen from the chest up. She is wearing dark clothes, a metal brooch at her neck, and a dark head covering. The reverse side has a handwritten note saying that she sewed the original Lone Star Flag of Texas.
Date: 1870~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of a Woman in a Dark Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing for a portrait. She has curly hair and wears a dark dress that is adorned with flowers. She leans on a round end table. A painted backdrop featuring a decorated lamp pole and vegetation appears behind her. Information regarding the photographer, W. L. Elrod, is written across the bottom of the photo and on the reverse side.
Date: [1882..1907]
Creator: W. L. Elrod
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Men Standing in a Road in Florence, Texas, 1888]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing together on a road in the town of Florence, Texas. Numbers beside individuals, buildings, and animals correspond to numbers on the back of the photo that identifies the subject. A handwritten note on the back indicates that the camera was facing north.
Date: 1888~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Mary Jane Fleager]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jane Fleager from the chest up. The elderly woman is wearing a dark dress with metallic buttons, a cameo at her throat, and eyeglasses hanging from the right side of her chest. The reverse side of the photo features a logo for Wilson C. Fox's photography studio. In addition, a handwritten note notes that says Fleager is Annie Whittenberg Sharpe's grandmother.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Fox, Wilson C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Portrait of Quincy and John Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of James Quincy Sharpe and John M. Sharpe posing together for a portrait. The young boys are wearing dark jackets, shorts, stockings, and shoes. Quincy sits on a stool with an armrest. John stands with his hand on Quincy's shoulder. A typed note on the reverse side of the photo indicates their dates of birth and death.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Anna Maria Ireland]

Description: Photograph of elderly Anna Maria Penn Ireland. She wears her grey hair in a bun. She is wearing wire-rim glasses and a dark overcoat.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Mule-Drawn Carts on a Street]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting atop hay bales that are stacked on wagons drawn by pairs of mules. A line of storefronts and onlookers are visible in the background.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Wilcox Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of a Picnic Beside a Creek]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven people sitting on the rocky beach beside a creek and having a picnic. The foremost women in white is identified as Annie Whittenberg.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Six Young Women]

Description: Photograph of six young women wearing lightly hued dresses. They are arranged in a pyramid with Mamie Whittenberg standing above and behind the group, Fannie Clower and Hattie McSwain are positioned on the middle row, and Annie Whittenberg, Libby Cleveland, and Jessie Clower are seated on the bottom row. A typed note on the reverse side indicates that Mamie Whittenberg married J. L. Thorp in 1902 and Annie Whittenberg married J. M. Sharpe, Sr. in 1903.
Date: 1902
Creator: Wilcox Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Portrait of Annie Sharpe in a Wedding Dress]

Description: Folder containing a portrait of Annie Sharpe while wearing a wedding dress. The folder is black, the photograph's mat is white with concentric ovals surrounding the oval photo of Mrs. Sharpe. Part of her dress extends outside of the photo and onto the mat. A thin piece of paper that covers the photo has brown foxing along its outer edge.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Wedding Photograph of John M. Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Sr. standing in a photography studio. He is wearing a dark suit and a white shirt with a high collar. Typed notes on the back include biographical information for Sharpe, as well as indicate that this is a photograph from his wedding to Annie Emily Whittenberg.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[John Sharpe Standing by a House]

Description: Photograph of John Sharpe standing in front of a bush at the back porch of Rose Whittenberg's house. He is wearing a bowler hat, jacket, and a necktie tucked into a dark waistcoat.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[John Sharpe Standing on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of John Sharpe leaning against a wooden chair and standing on the back porch of Rose Whittenberg's house. He is wearing a hat, jacket, and a necktie tucked into a waistcoat.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Infant John M. Sharpe, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of infant John M. Sharpe, Jr. standing with a chair. He is wearing a lightly hued jacket with a belt and mantle, stockings, and open shoes. The reverse side of the photo's grey mat has a handwritten note that says he was born on April 27, 1913.
Date: June 1914
Creator: R. J. Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Five Military Officers Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of five men wearing military uniforms and peaked caps. They are sitting together around a table. A handwritten caption under the men indicates that one of the men is Lieutenant Quincy Sharpe.
Date: 1915
Creator: Champlain Studios Inc.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Portrait of James Quincy Sharpe.]

Description: Photograph of James Quincy Sharpe posing for a portrait. He is wearing a high-collared shirt, bow tie, and dark jacket. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that indicates that he was the brother of John M. Sharpe. Typed notes indicate that he died in 1916 following a mill accident and that his daughters were adopted by his brother.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Portrait of John Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of John Sharpe wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a striped necktie. His thinning hair is slicked down to his scalp.
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of John Sharpe, Jr.]

Description: Photographs of John M. Sharpe, Jr. sitting for a portrait. The boy is wearing a pinstriped suit and has his fingers interlocked over his left knee.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Inez Sharpe]

Description: Postcard from Pharis Whittenberg to Annie Sharpe featuring the image of a young girl wearing a dress and a ribbon in her hair.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Photograph of Annie Sharpe Beside a Tomb]

Description: Photograph of Annie Sharpe standing beside the tomb of her great uncle, Bishop William McKendree, in Sumner County, Tennessee. She is wearing a cloche hat, jacket, and skirt. The tomb sits on a low pedestal and has barely visible writing along its side.
Date: 1927~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Postcard with Panoramic View of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas]

Description: Postcard with the image of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas. The Williamson County Courthouse is shown surrounded by parked 1920's style automobiles. Rows of businesses can be seen on either side of the courthouse on 8th Street and 7th Street. Main Street dominates the foreground and contains cars, horses, and a brass band playing on the bed of a pickup truck. 8th Street, left, contains a long line of people atop horses.
Date: 1929~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Postcard with Panoramic View of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas]

Description: Postcard with the image of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas. The Williamson County Courthouse is shown surrounded by parked 1920's style automobiles and people. A brass band plays their instruments from the bed of a truck. Rows of businesses can be seen on either side of the courthouse on 8th Street and 7th Street.
Date: 1929~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The Williamson Museum