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[Man Standing by a Horse-Drawn Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a man, who is wearing a brimmed hat, standing beside a horse-drawn wagon which is parked in a field. Attached to the wagon is a duo of horses with their backs to the man. A barbwire fence is faintly visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Seated Boy Scouts and an Automobile Advertisement]

Description: Page from Watt Matthews' smooth cowhide album. On the left side of the page is a black and white 5 x 7 in. print of a group of boy scouts. Several young boys, some wearing uniforms, are sitting in the grass along with a few adult men. A man in a double-breasted suit is standing behind the group on the right; he is holding a book in his right arm. A canopy of trees forms the background. On the right side of the page is a an advertisement for the Packard Motor Car Company, Detroit, Michigan. On the ad is a drawing of a Packard "Thirty" Roundabout with Victoria top.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Man with a Cigar]

Description: Photograph portrait of a grey haired man in a three piece suit who is smoking a cigar through a cigar holder. To the right of the portrait is a horizontally placed white plastic twelve inch ruler printed with "The Portal to Texas History." Above this ruler is a color swatch with twenty four different colors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of John Conrad Leaning on a Gate]

Description: Photograph of a boy named John Conrad posing for a portrait. He is wearing a double breasted suit and is leaning on a piece of wood painted to look like a gate. He is standing in front of a backdrop painted to resemble a stone wall with flowers in front of it. The reverse side of the photo is written with the following: "With love to my dear S.S. teacher - John Conrad on his 8th birthday, June 23rd, 1894."
Date: June 23, 1894
Creator: George, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Dora and Carrie Lee in Striped Dresses]

Description: Photograph of Dora and Carrie Lee wearing striped dresses with white neck pieces. The picture has a vignette effect that reveals the girls from the chest up only. "For Susie Matthews, Dora and Carrie Lee" is written on the reverse side.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Harvey
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Infants Sitting on a Wicker Chair]

Description: Photograph of two infants sitting on a wicker chair. They are wearing bonnets, long black dresses with buttons and shimmering stripes, and longer white dresses underneath the black dresses. The names "Allene" and "Helen" are written with the photographer information under the children.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Thompson, D. P.
Item Type: Photograph

My Crysanthenums

Description: Photograph of Susan Bartholomew sitting at a table with multiple containers full of chrysanthemums. She is wearing a dark dress and has her hair tied up in a braid.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lucinda Elizabeth Matthews]

Description: Photograph portrait of Lucinda E. Matthews taken as a young woman. She has short hair, a ribbon and lace around her neck, and is wearing a frilly dress. The name and address of the photographer's studio appears below the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz Art Parlor
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Woman in a Dark Dress]

Description: Photograph of a dark haired woman wearing a dark dress with a high neck and buttons. The photograph is vignetted so that she is visible from the chest up.
Date: 1890~
Creator: St. Louis Art Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Sam Spears in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Sam Spears standing for a portrait. He is wearing military regalia, including a feathered hat, uniform, and sword. The name Sam Spears is printed on a piece of paper attached to the mat under the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Nathan L. Bartholomew in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Nathan Loomis Bartholomew in military uniform, complete with a hat, a sash, and a sword. He is standing in front of a painted backdrop. The name N. L. Bartholomew, P. C. is printed on piece of paper attached to the mat below the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Boy]

Description: Photograph of a boy leaning on a half pillar with stone on its top. The boy has very short hair and wears a double breasted suit, a tie, trousers, stockings, and shoes.
Date: 1890~
Creator: George, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Three Children]

Description: Photograph of three children in a portrait. Two girls with dark hair and white dresses are on either side of a shorter boy with short black hair. The girl on the left is Ella Reynolds, the boy in the center is Watt Matthews, and the girl on the right is Annie Merle Reynolds.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Rogers, Early
Item Type: Photograph

The A. S. G. 96

Description: Photograph of a group of people labeled as The A. S. G. They are standing under trees and are wearing pioneer clothing. A Conestoga wagon stands to the left of the group.
Date: June 1896
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Seven Children]

Description: Photograph of seven children in a vignetted portrait. The children are, starting with the eldest girl at the top and going clockwise: May Matthews, Joe Matthews, Susette Matthews, Ethel Matthews, Lucile Matthews, Sallie Matthews, and John A. Matthews. Photo is labeled "A Very Merry Christmas."
Date: 1897~
Creator: George
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of William David Reynolds]

Description: Photograph of William D. Reynolds in a vignetted portrait. He is mustached and wears a wool jacket, tie, and high white collar. "W. D. Reynolds married mama's first cousin Susan Matthews" is written underneath him in pencil.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Stevens
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Child Leaning on Hay]

Description: Photograph of a young child leaning on a small stack of hay. She has short, dark hair and wears a white dress, sash, and boots. She is standing in front of a background painted to resemble and outdoor scene and atop a floor strewn with hay.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Casey, A. F.
Item Type: Photograph

The "Dears"

Description: Photograph of two young girls standing outdoors with a leashed deer faun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph