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Presbyterian Men's Bible Class

Description: Members of the Men's Bible Class of the First Presbyterian Church of Mesquite are standing on the steps of the Church. Pictured on the bottom row, left to right: J. C. Chapman; J. C. Rugel; not identified; J. M. Bennett; I. T. Kirk; John L. Hanby; and J. H. Fender; Second row from bottom: Edgar Range; E. A. Grubb; Charles A. Tosch; unidentified; unidentified; unidentified; and Walter Hanby. Third row: fifth man from the left, Stanley Grubb. Fourth row: second man from left, O.C. Hanby, third man from the left, Hugh Gardner; Henry Humphries; Stanley Grubb. Back row: man on far right end, S.H. Whitehurst. Other members of the class included J.B. Bryant, S.H. Grubb, Robert Bryant, H.H. Hanby, W.E. Baker, I.M. Bell, Albert Tosch, L. E. Gross, W. F. Harris, Jim Edwards, J. T. Davis, D. J. Brown, Dan Rugel, F.I. Walker, Arthur Evans and Joe Cleary.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Mesquite Cooperative

Description: Photograph of the interior of Mesquite Cooperative store in Mesquite, TX. The store later became the Ellis and Allen store. Pictured are three store employees, as well as a young boy on the right and a man in a top hat browsing in the rear of the store. In the foreground are several electric sewing machines.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Mrs. Sarah Grubb

Description: Photograph of woman in a studio. The image is of a bust-length pose. The woman is identified as Mrs. Sarah Grubb. She is wearing a dark dress with a shamrock print, secured at the neck by a thin pin. The dress is decorated at the center with many beads and a pleated front. She has dark hair parted down the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Earl White Home

Description: Postcard of the Earle White home in the New Hope community of what is now Sunnyvale, TX. A large tree is blocking most of the house. A large, covered porch is around the entire structure. A woman holding an infant in her arms is seated on the porch, facing the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Front Street Store

Description: Photograph of the interior of Paschall's Front Street Store in Mesquite, TX. The store is filled with display cases marketing a variety of items. Items are also hanging from wires across the ceiling. Several people are are pictured. They are, from left to right, Cecil Paschall, Polk Paschall, Lloyd Paschall, Eddie Paschall, an unidentified man, Ollie Vineyard-Paschall, and George Paschall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mesquite School Room Five

Description: Photograph of teacher L.J. Berry's sixth grade class, room five, taken in front of Mesquite School in 1911. Pictured are (from back left to right): unknown, unknown, unknown, Sussie Bodine, Ellen Paschall, Lucille Chapman, Lena Jones, Ruth Darcy, Sadie Harris, Junior Nunn, unknown, Annie Hart. Fourth row: unknown, Hattie Carmack, Allie Brown, unknown, unknown, Beulah Sibson (Crane), Ruby Lawrence, Bessie, Octie Ridner, Tina Mae Bean, Allie Dixon, Ethel Stamp, teacher L.J. Berry. Third row: Arla Vanston, unknown, unknown, Lula Cumby, unknown, unknown, unknown,unknown, Stanley Grubb, Clara Packer. Second row: Blake Rugel, Walton Gross, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Tasch. Front row: unknown, unknown, Charlie Bryant, Dan Gross, unknown, unknown, unknown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mesquite Students

Description: Photograph showing a class of students in front of Mesquite School. There are forty students pictured, twenty-seven boys and thirteen girls. The back row of students is standing, while the middle row sits in chairs, and the front row sits on the ground. Behind the rows of students stands their teacher. Included in the photograph is Nellie Grey Paschall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

J.F. McCullough Store

Description: Postcard of the front of the J. F. McCullough store, located on the northeast corner of the square in Mesquite, TX. The store front reads, "J.F. McCullough, Dry Goods, Millinery, Shoes, & Clothing." A sign advertising the Hamilton Brown Shoe Company is leaning against the front of the store. A man and a woman are standing in front of the building next door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Mrs. Josie Smith and Students

Description: Photograph of teacher Josie Smith and her students in front of Mesquite High School in Mesquite, TX. Forty-three students are pictured with one teacher. Among those pictured is Arla Vanston.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Frank Ellis General Merchandise Store

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Frank Ellis General Merchandise Store the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, Texas. The general store is covered in signs and advertisements for many goods it sells. A large number of people and wagons are outside the store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

Young Girls and Bennett School

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls in a field adjacent to a school building in Mesquite, TX. Thirteen girls are pictured in long, white gowns. The school behind them is a large, L-shaped white building with a bell tower.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mrs. W. C. Cullom and Students

Description: Photograph of teacher Mrs. W. C. Cullom and her students in front of Mesquite School. Mrs. Cullom stands behind the students while an unknown man in a dark suit and hat sits on the ground with the front row of boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Ernest Ellis

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a picket fence. He is wearing a three piece suit and necktie. He has short hair parted on the side. He is holding his hands behind his back. The man is identified as Ernest Ellis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mesquite Eighth Grade Students

Description: Photograph of teacher L. J. Berry's eighth grade class in front of Mesquite School in 1911. L. J. Berry is standing on the far right. Included in the photo is Ernest Ellis, front row, second from the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Polk Paschall Home

Description: Photograph of a family home is Mesquite, Texas. The home is a two-story structure with a covered porch spanning the length of the front. A white picket fence follows a boardwalk in front of the home. A family of five people is standing by the fence and on the home's porch. Standing on the porch, from left to right are daughter Ollie Paschall, George Paschall, and wife Ollie Paschall. Standing by the fence, from left to right, are Cecil Paschall and Polk Paschall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Ellis Brothers

Description: Photograph of four brothers in Mesquite, TX. All are wearing suits and ties. They are, from left to right, Tolbert Ellis, George Ellis, Frank Ellis, and Robert Ellis. The back of the photograph lists three missing siblings. They are brother Ned Ellis and sisters Lucy and Maggie Ellis.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom
Item Type: Photograph

[Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Banner]

Description: Photograph of individuals holding a banner at the reopening of the McWhorter-Greenhaw store in Mesquite, Texas. Individuals include Methodist pastor Walter Zimmerman, Art Greenhaw, Mesquite Balloon Festival founder Dr. Jack Nelson, Texas representative Bill Blackwood, U. S. representative John Bryant, and Frank Greenhaw.
Date: [1987..1988]
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Frank Greenhaw at Reopening]

Description: Photograph of Frank W. Greenhaw speaking at the reopening of the McWhorter-Greenhaw store in Mesquite, Texas. Individuals in the crowd behind him include Patricia Greenhaw, Raymond Holley, B. J. Smith, T. H. McDonald, and Era McDonald.
Date: 1977
Item Type: Photograph

[Former Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the former N. A. Holley & Sons Grocery Store building, presently occupied by the Adrian Chiropractic Clinic.
Date: December 12, 1987
Item Type: Photograph