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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~
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
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.
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~
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
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
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
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
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
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~
Location Info:
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~
Location Info:
Partner: The Williamson Museum