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[N. A. Holley & Sons Grocery Market]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the N. A. Holley & Sons Grocery Market in Mesquite, Texas. Nathanial A. Holley stands behind a glass cigar display.
Date: 1932

[N. A. Holley & Sons Grocery Store Building]

Description: Photograph of the N. A. Holley & Sons Grocery Store building in Mesquite, Texas. At the time that the photograph was taken, the building was occupied by the New Look Beauty Salon.
Date: 2003~

[Anson Holley]

Description: Studio portrait of Anson Holley. He wears a suit and tie.
Date: [1920..1925]

[Anson Holley and Date]

Description: Photograph of Anson Holley and his date standing in front of an automobile. Holley is wearing a suit and fedora, while his date wears a floral dress and a cloche hat.
Date: [1926..1934]

[Anson Holley and Date]

Description: Studio portrait of Raymond and Anson Holley wearing striped suits. Raymond is seated in a wooden chair, while Anson stands next to him.
Date: 1910~

[Armistice Day in Mesquite]

Description: Photograph of school children saluting the American flag during an Armistice Day celebration in Mesquite, Texas.
Date: 1919

[Art Greenhaw and John Glenn]

Description: Photograph of Art Greenhaw and Senator John Glenn at an event during John Glenn's exploratory bid.
Date: [1982..1983]

[Art Greenhaw, John Glenn, and John Bryant]

Description: Photograph of Art Greenhaw, Senator John Glenn, and Representative John Bryant standing in a parking lot. The photograph was taken during John Glenn's exploratory presidential bid.
Date: [1982..1983]

[Art Greenhaw Performing]

Description: Photograph of Art Greenhaw performing at the Mesquite Opry. Art is wearing a white suit coat and playing a guitar.
Date: 1981

[B. J. Smith at Reopening]

Description: Photograph of Mayor B. J. Smith speaking at the reopening of the McWhorter-Greenhaw store in Mesquite, Texas. Individuals standing behind him include Frank W. Greenhaw, Reverend Buist Wilson, and Patricia Greenhaw.
Date: 1977

[B. J. Smith Speaking to Crowd]

Description: Photograph of Mayor B. J. Smith speaking at the opening of the McWhorter-Greenhaw Store in Mesquite, Texas. From left to right are B. J. Smith, Reverend Buist Wildon, Patricia Greenhaw, Raymond Holley, Joe Gogans, Hack Wagoner, Curt Austin, and Len Gibbons.
Date: December 5, 1977

[Baby Anson Holley]

Description: Photograph of Anson Holley as an infant. He wears a white garment trimmed with lace.
Date: 1896~

C. J. Washmon and Son Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Washmon in front of their store on Tripp and Collins Roads. A dog is seen in the foreground and several sacks and crates are seen behind them. A sign above the grocery store reads, "Good Luck C. J. Washmon and Son Groceries."
Date: unknown

[Children and Car]

Description: Photograph of children Patricia Ann McWhorter, Sarah Beth Shands, and Gene Shands sitting on the running board of a car.
Date: [1920..1929]

[Children in Car]

Description: Photograph of children Patricia Ann McWhorter, Sarah Beth Shands, and Gene Shands standing on the running board of a car.
Date: [1920..1929]

[Cotton Picking]

Description: Photograph of workers and children picking cotton in a field.
Date: [1881..1899]

[Downtown Businesses]

Description: Photograph of businesses in downtown Mesquite, Texas. Businesses include G. H. Brown Saddle and Harness Maker; Rugel Bros. Hardware, Wagons, and Farming Implements; E. P. and J. P. Paschall Dry Goods, Groceries, and Cotton Buyers; Lander Bros., Hass & Son, Dealers in Merchandise; G. M. Gross City Drug Store; a cotton, grain, and cotton seed store; and Tomkins & Co., General Merchandise. Horse-drawn wagons are carrying hay and grain.
Date: 1890

[Downtown Gazebo]

Description: Photograph of a band performing inside a gazebo in downtown Mesquite, Texas.
Date: April 12, 1997

Dr. and Mrs. William Cullom Wedding Photograph

Description: Photograph of a man and woman couple on their wedding day in Mesquite, TX. They are identified as Dr. William Carter Cullom and Mrs. Louella Sewell Cullom. Dr. Cullom is dressed in a dark suit and bow tie. He is seated in a chair. Mrs. Cullom is standing on the right in a wedding gown and floral head covering. Her hands are resting on her husband's shoulders.
Date: unknown
Creator: Webster, J. H.

Elder Ellis Brothers

Description: Photograph of two brothers in Mesquite, TX. Both are wearing suits and have Civil War Veteran medals pinned to their lapels. They also have several other medals on the opposite lapels. The brother on the right has white hair and a beard. The brother on the left has only a mustache. They are identified as the Ellis brothers. The man on the right is identified as William Ellis. According to accompanying information, William Ellis was the grandfather of Ernest Ellis, and father of Frank Ellis. William's son Frank was the owner of Ellis and Sons store, built in the 1880s in the New Hope district of Dallas County.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom

[Elementary School Class]

Description: Photograph of an elementary school class in Mesquite, Texas. Schoolchildren stand in rows, while their teacher stands behind them.
Date: [1910..1920]