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[Walter Falls by an Automobile]

Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a black overcoat, white pants, and dark shoes. He is wearing a white fedora style hat with a small dark band around the middle of it. He is opening the door to an early 1900s automobile. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter

[Walter Falls, Standing]

Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a casual dark suit with black dress pants and shoes, and a light colored shirt and tie set underneath. He is wearing a fedora style hat with a black band around the middle. He appears to be standing next to a beam of some sort, possibly part of an amusement ride. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin by an Automobile]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband Joe Griffin standing in front of an early 1900s automobile on a dirt road. Sallie Griffin is wearing a fur-trimmed full length coat, and Joe Griffin is wearing a casual, light-colored suit with a light-colored hat. Sallie is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Falls Reunion Portrait, Family in Field]

Description: A photograph of the Falls family reunion. There are 13 total unidentified Falls family members, and all are dressed in formal wear. They are standing in a cleared field, with trees in the background. Most, if not all, individuals are assumed to be relatives of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin Wedding Photograph]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband, Joe Griffin. This photograph was taken at their wedding. Sallie Griffin is wearing a full length white dress and has her hair tied back into a bun. Joe Griffin is seated, and is wearing a dark formal suit and shoes, with a white shirt and black bow tie. Sallie is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin with Walter Falls]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband Joe Griffin with Walter Falls (on right). Sallie Griffin is wearing a white checkered coat. Joe Griffin is wearing what appears to be a dark-colored work uniform of an unidentified company. Walter Falls is wearing a dark overcoat, light pants, dark tie, and a fedora-style hat with a dark band around the middle. All three individuals are standing in front of an early 1900s automobile. Sallie and Walter Falls are relatives of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Griffin Homestead in West Texas]

Description: A photograph of the Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and Joe Griffin homestead in West Texas. The homestead appears to be a small rancher with a wooden door. A tractor is situated several feet from the building. Text on the back of the photograph identifies the area as "Palasky", TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Soloman Falls Group Photograph]

Description: A photograph of Soloman Falls (on the extreme right) and four other unidentified individuals (three women and one young man) standing in front of an automobile. Soloman Falls is dressed in a black hat, white shirt, and dark pants. The other individuals appear to be dressed as if ready to attend an event, with fashionables dresses and fur-lined coats displayed on the women and a dress shirt and pants on the remaining man. Soloman Falls is the father of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin in the Snow]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband Joe Griffin standing in the snow. Sallie Griffin is wearing a full length, fur-lined coat, a bonnet-style hat, and glasses. Joe Griffin is dressed in a casual light-colored suit, shirt, tie, and traditional hat, and is holding a snowball. Sallie is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Joe Griffin]

Description: A photograph of Joe Griffin, the husband of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) in traditional portrait pose. He is wearing a black suit and bow tie, and a white dress shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Johnnie Falls]

Description: A photograph of Johnnie Falls dressed in a traditional portrait pose. He is dressed in a dark suit and coat, light shirt, and plaid bowtie. Words beneath the picture identify the photographer as S. Lynn and the place of photograph creation as Paris, Texas. The name Johnnie Falls is handwritten on the back of the photograph. Johnnie Falls is also known as Jett or Jetty Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin on a Ranch]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband Joe Griffin standing in front of a ranch house. Joe Griffin is standing next to a horse drawn carriage and is wearing a dark suit, light shirt, tie, and traditional hat. Sallie Griffin is to his right and is wearing a light blouse with a dark full length skirt. A small dog is standing beside her. Sallie is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie and Joe Griffin Formal Closeup]

Description: A photograph of Sallie (Sarah Ruth Falls) and her husband, Joe Griffin. Both are dressed in formal wear. Sallie Griffin is wearing a striped dress with a darker turtleneck and has her hair tied neatly in a bun. Joe Griffin is wearing a dark overcoat and suit, with a white shirt and darker bow tie. Sallie is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ella Falls and Nora Johnson]

Description: A photograph of Ella Falls (left) and Nora Johnson (right). Both individuals are dressed in light colored gowns and have adopted a relaxed manner for the photograph. Both women are relatives of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Charlie Falls]

Description: A photograph of Charlie Falls. He is wearing glasses, and a black sweater with a light colored shirt and tie underneath. He is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Claude Brown]

Description: A photograph of Claude Brown as a baby, sitting in a small chair and wearing a white baby dress. Claude Brown is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Soloman Falls with Horses]

Description: A photograph of Soloman Falls standing between two horses in a small forest clearing. He is dressed in a black hat, casual white shirt, and light colored pants. Soloman Falls is the father of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Elizabeth Johnson Falls]

Description: A photograph of a woman identified by Myrtle Falls as Elizabeth Johnson Falls. Accompanying text indicated that this individual may also be Alice (Hunt) Hind. The woman is seated, and is wearing a striped dress tied at the neck with a light-colored ribbon. She is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Soloman and Sarah Falls with Wallace Smith]

Description: A photograph of Soloman and Sarah (Elizabeth Johnson) Falls with their grandson, Wallace Smith. They are standing on the porch outside of a house in Paris, Texas. Wallace Smith is dressed in a dark hat, light shirt, and dark pants and appears to be barefoot. Elizabeth Falls is wearing a light colored dress, and Soloman Falls is wearing a dark hat, white shirt, and casual dark colored pants. Soloman and Sarah Falls are the parents of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Myrtle Falls and Mattie Mae Falls]

Description: A photograph of six individuals, two of which are named by accompanying documentation. The girl on the extreme right is Mattie Mae Falls and the woman to her left (standing between Mattie and the other child) is Myrtle Falls. All individuals are dressed in white, formal dresses. Mattie Mae Falls is wearing a large white bow at the neck of her dress, while Myrtle Falls wears a set of light-rimmed glasses. The two named individuals are relatives of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cara Landers]

Description: A small photograph of Cara Landers. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the sleeves. Text written on the back of the photograph identifies this individual as "one of the Hunt girls". A relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Falls and Soloman Falls on Porch]

Description: A photograph of Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Falls (also known simply as Sarah Falls) and her husband, Soloman Falls, standing on the porch of a house. Both a dressed in light colored garments and are positioned behind a planter in which several varieties of plants are growing. Sarah and Soloman are the parents of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ella Falls]

Description: A photograph of Ella Falls. She is wearing a light colored dress and has her hair neatly tied back into a bun. She is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph