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[Portrait of E.G. Sewell]

Description: Portrait of E.G. Sewell, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and an overcoat. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "B.Z. Cannaway, Resident Artist, East Side Public Square, Franklin, KY."
Date: [1840..1924]
Creator: Cannaway, B. Z.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of James W. Harding]

Description: Portrait of James W. Harding, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "J.C. Elrod, Louisville, KY. Is this Jeff. H??'s Father? Photograph Galleries, 313 Jefferson, below Third Street, ground floor, and 428 Main, below Fourth Street, duplicates can be ordered."
Date: [1840..1919]
Creator: Elrod, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of T.B. Larimore]

Description: Half-body portrait of T.B. Larimore, wearing a dark-colored suit and bow tie. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "C.C. Giers National Art Gallery (middle section missing) Albums and Frames & Card Pictures for Albums constantly on hand. Duplicates of this picture can be had if desired, Negative No._____." Photograph donated by Terry J. Gardner.
Date: [1843..1929]
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Tolbert Fanning]

Description: Portrait of Tolbert Fanning taken for the Hope Institute in 1866. Part of a group of photographs given to Abilene Christian University by Terry J. Gardner.
Date: 1866
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of J.P. Sewell in Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of 34 men forming four rows in front of a stone building. J.P. Sewell can be seen sitting on the front row, the second person to the right wearing glasses and a lighter suit than the men around him.
Date: 1869~
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Photographs of the McQuigg Home]

Description: Three photographs of the McQuigg home and grounds. The top photograph shows Jesse P. Sewell in the McQuigg backyard garden with a crochet mallet in his hands behind his head. The second photograph shows Jesse and Daisy McQuigg in the yard of the McQuigg home in the summer of 1898. The final photograph shows the home of the three McQuigg sisters.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of J.P. Sewell]

Description: Half-body portrait of Jesse P. Sewell, wearing a dark-colored suit and overcoat with a wide, patterned necktie and leather gloves. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Picture #6, J.P. Sewell at time I left the Bible School - Spring 1898. Began preaching at Bonham, Texas."
Date: Spring 1898
Creator: Thuss
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Jesse P. Sewell and Daisy McQuig in Garden]

Description: Photograph of Jesse P. Sewell with Daisy McQuig at her home before they were married in 1899. Daisy is pulling on one of the leaves of a plant behind them as she looks at Jesse, who has his left leg crossing over his right leg. Daisy is in a white dress, while Jesse is in a dark suit.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Bible Class at J. P. Sewell House]

Description: Photograph of Bible school students at the home of J. P. and Daisy Sewell, showing the students standing near the opening of a fence. A horse can be seen to the left of the group. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Picture #7. Home of J.P. Sewell and Daisy McQuigg Sewell, Bonham, Texas. All in the picture are Bible School students during a meeting held by E.G. Sewell and Sam Pitman [?] - 1900. Left to right: Elmo Moore - Bonham, Texas. Sam Pilsman in front of fence with derby. Sallie McQuigg - Bonham. [?] Friend, White [?], Texas. Rocie McQuigg, Bonham. J.P. Sewell, Daisy Sewell, Bonham. Lucy Dodd, Nashville, Tennessee.”
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Daisy Sewell with Bible Class]

Description: Photograph taken at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Sewell in Bonham, Texas, with the Bible school students in the summer of 1900. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Duplicate, Bible 2". A card in the sleeve has this information: "Mrs. Sewell standing by door. Elizabeth Fisher. Shaffer Arledge. - Adams. Leo Cantrell. Thelma Tillison. 1920?"
Date: Spring 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Bible School Men]

Description: Photograph of John J. McQuigg and three other members of an Abilene Christian College Bible study class. A miniature church building can be seen in the background. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Picture #13, John J. McQuigg and other Bible School boys. 1901 in favorite loafing place of students while on S. Spruce Street."
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Group on a Horse-Drawn Carriage]

Description: Note on the back of the photograph reads, "A group of students of 1898, descending from a tally ho at Belle Mead for a picnic. John Jones lulls lazily on the back seat. Daisy McQuigg stands next is C.W. Dorris crowned with a derby. Annie Gill the beauty looks cozy by at 'Pretty' Williams as he swings down. W[?] Harding, Sister Harding and Clara Benidick stand in the next row with Sam Pitinazer about to [?] his derby as he looks down. Porter Ward is just back of Glora Sullivan. Will Sewell reaches up to assist a young lady. I can't remember the others."
Date: March 12, 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Track Team]

Description: Group photograph of the 1919 Abilene Christian College boy's track and field team. Ten young men sit, kneel, and stand in three rows in front of a professional photography landscape. Note on the back of photo states that it was copied from the Prickly Pear.
Date: April 2, 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Cooking Class]

Description: Photograph of an Abilene Christian College domestic science room in the early 1900s, showing two students in uniforms and hats during a cooking class. Gas burners as well as a stove and canned goods on an upper shelf can be seen in the background.
Date: [1906..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Administration Building]

Description: Photograph of the Abilene Christian University Administration Building, with two cars parked across the street from the main entrance. A partial view of Daisy Hall is to the left.
Date: [1906..1912]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Auditorium Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Abilene Christian College auditorium stage set with a piano, three chairs, and a table. Rows of auditorium seats can be seen in the foreground.
Date: [1906..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Daisy Hall]

Description: Photograph of Daisy Hall at Abilene Christian University. A recently poured sidewalk from the side entrance to the front of the building can be seen. There is also a black metal bucket in between the 3rd and 4th windows (from the left) on the lower level.
Date: [1906..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Daisy Hall]

Description: Photograph of the front of Daisy Hall with "Hosea H. Lewis" handwritten on the frame. The three-story brick building has a detailed roof line and a set of large concrete steps to the entrance doors.
Date: [1906..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Daisy Hall]

Description: Photograph of Daisy Hall, showing the front and side of the building. The folder notes that it is "copied from Arledge Large Original."
Date: [1906..1919]
Item Type: Photograph