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[Burnet, Texas First Grade Class Photo]

Description: Photograph of the 1938 first grade class in Burnet, Texas. The students are arranged in three rows outside of a stone building and have their hands around one another's shoulders. The boy in the far left of the photo is Wendell Lee Tarver. Writing on the front of the photograph says "First Gr., Burnet, Tex., 1938" in the lower-left corner and "'Mecca' San - Ant" in the lower-right corner. The name "Wendell Lee Tarver" is handwritten on the back.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Burnet, Texas Fourth Grade Class Photo]

Description: Photograph of the 1941 fourth grade class in Burnet, Texas. The students are arranged in four rows outside of a brick building, seated in the front rows and standing in the back. Wendell Lee Tarver is in the front row, second from the right. Writing on the front of the photograph says "Fourth Grade, Burnet, Tex., 1941."
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Flowers at Grave for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the flowers and greenery on the grave for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971, taken from the side. There are several arrangements on the grave site including a group of large, orange flowers. Other plots are visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Graduation Photo of Wendell Tarver and Father]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver with his father John at his graduation. Wendell (left) is wearing a light-colored suit and tie under dark-colored graduation robes; John (right) is wearing a light-colored suit and patterned tie. Text on the back of the photo: "John & Wendell."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Graduation Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver, taken when he graduated from Burnet High School in Burnet, Texas. He is visible from the shoulders up and is wearing a dark-colored graduation robe and cap with a light-colored shirt and patterned tie.
Date: 1949
Creator: Eanes, Lucile
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Grave Marker for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the temporary grave marker for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971. Flowers and greenery are on the grave in front of the marker and the outline of another plot is visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Grave Site for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the flowers and greenery on the grave for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971. Most of the flowers are orange and have red and pink ribbons; the temporary grave marker is visible at the head of the plot.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Group of People Receiving Certificates]

Description: Photograph of a group of people at an award ceremony. They are posed together in two lines outside of a brick building and are holding certificates. A man on the far left is shaking the hand of the last man in line as he hands over a certificate. The man second from the left in the front row is John Agrippa Tarver.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Guests at Wedding of Wendell and Mary Jane Tarver]

Description: Photograph of guests at the wedding reception for Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver and Mary Jane Daniels. The bride and groom and other members of the wedding party are standing in a line in front of a brick wall with windows; guests are standing in front of them as they move through the reception line. A group of young girls is in the foreground. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Wendell & Janie's wedding."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[John Arthur and Byron Lee Tarver in School Uniforms]

Description: Photograph of John Arthur (left) and Byron Lee Tarver (right) posing together wearing their school uniforms. They are standing on a grass lawn in front of a stucco wall and have their hands clasped behind their backs. The uniform includes a white shirt and slacks, navy jacket, and a white cap with a dark brim. Each boy has a medal pinned over the left breast of his jacket. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "John Arthur Tarver, Byron Lee Tarver, with their medals received for the year 1964-1965 in Fraco. Picture taken in back yard at home in Col. de Valle Monterrey, N. L. Mexico."
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Larry Tarver in Front of a Tree]

Description: Photograph of Lawrence Alden Tarver posing with his hands behind his back in front of a tree trunk. He is wearing a striped, long-sleeved shirt and dark-colored pants. Lawns with plants and other trees are visible in the background, as well as a building in the left side of the image. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "Lawrence Alden Tarver January 1969, Front yard in Mexico City."
Date: January 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Mourners at Grave for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of several unidentified persons standing at one end of the grave site for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971, including a man in a dark suit, a woman in a dark-colored dress, and two partially-visible men. The grave is covered in flower arrangements and other plots are visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Outdoor Photograph of Wendell Tarver]

Description: Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver wearing a winter coat, gloves, and hat, standing in the snow outside of a shed. There are metal basins and brush on the ground next to him; trees and houses are visible in the background. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of John and Wendell Tarver]

Description: Photograph of John Agrippa Tarver seated on the runner board of a partially-visible automobile, holding his infant son, Wendell Lee Tarver, on his lap. Text on back of photo: "John Tarver & Son, Wendell Lee."
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Tarver Family in Bedford, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings and their mother standing in a line together in front of a curtain that has a wood-grain pattern. They are posed with their arms around one another's shoulders; from left to right: Lawrence Alden, Mary Jane (Daniels) John Arthur, Carol Lynn, and Byron Lee. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says, "May 1978, Larry, Janie, Arthur, Lynn, Byron."
Date: May 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Tarver Family in Snow]

Description: Photograph of Tarver family siblings posed together in the snow. From left to right: Wendell Lee, Elizabeth Ann, James Walden and Leta Joy (front). They are all dressed for cold weather and James Walden is holding a spotted dog up in front of his face. There is a tree directly behind them and a bicycle is visible on the left.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Tarver Family Outside]

Description: Photograph of Tarver family siblings posed with an unidentified man under a tree. The children are identified as Wendell Lee (left) Elizabeth Ann (middle), and James Walden (right). They are all wearing light-colored clothing and are standing on grass. The man has his arms around the two boys, but his face is obscured by the tree. Handwritten text on back of photo: Wendell, Walden, Elizabeth Ann Tarver.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Tarver Siblings]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings standing in a line together in front of a curtain that has a wood-grain pattern. They are, from left to right: Byron Lee, Carol Lynn, John Arthur (in back), and Lawrence Alden. Lynn appears to be wearing a navy blue graduation robe. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says, "May 1978, Byron, Lynn, Arthur, Larry."
Date: May 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Tarver Siblings Out-of-Doors]

Description: Photograph of three Tarver siblings posing together in Burnet, Texas: Carol Lynn (back left), Byron Lee (right), and Lawrence Alden (front). They are standing on a grass lawn and there are two cars in the background, one with all of the doors open, as well as a lamppost and trees.
Date: December 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of the Tarver Family Out-of-Doors]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings and their mother posing together in Monterrey, Mexico. They are wearing dressy clothes and are standing on a lawn in front of bushes and buildings in the background. From left to right: John Arthur, Mary Jane (Daniels), and Byron Lee (back row); Carol Lynn and Lawrence Alden (front row).
Date: November 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of the Tarver Siblings and New Baby]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings posing together with their new baby brother. John Arthur is standing on the left, looking down at his siblings, Carol Lynn and Byron Lee are sitting together in a leather chair with wagon wheels on the sides. Byron is holding an infant (Lawrence Alden). Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Byron 4 1/2, Lynn almost 2, Arthur 5 3/4, Larry 5 weeks."
Date: March 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Three Men]

Description: Photograph of three young men standing together on the front walk outside of a house. They are wearing jeans and button-down shirts; the two on the right are also wearing jackets. From left to right: Wendell Lee Tarver, James Walden Tarver, and an unidentified friend. Behind them, a front porch, neighboring house, and trees are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Wendell Lee Tarver, wearing a diaper and light-colored shoes, propped up against a wall next to an open door. He is reaching out to grab his left food. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Wendell Lee Tarver, wearing light-colored clothing and propped up against a wall next to an open door. He has his hands raised to his mouth and is smiling. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back and a handwritten note that says, "Wendell Lee Tarver."
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family