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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

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

James R. Welch Outfitters

Description: Photograph of a manager tending to customers at James R. Welch Outfitters in Mesquite, TX. The man on the far left is identified as Will Bovell, manager of the store. He is assisting a female customer. Two other employees, dressed in white shirts and dark vests are helping another customer. The shelves behind the subjects are loaded with shoe boxes. In the foreground is a display counter containing neckties and stacks of clothes with price tags.
Date: unknown

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

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 an unidentified man and three employees. In the foreground are a wood countertop and several stools. Behind the counter are shelves containing various rolls of fabric.
Date: unknown

Mesquite Auditorium

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Mesquite Auditorium. The backdrop for the stage shows advertisements for Mesquite businesses before 1907. According to accompanying information, the auditorium was located above James R. Welch, Outfitters on the east side of the square. Above the stage, an electric light is seen hanging from the rafters.
Date: unknown

Mrs. Ed Vanston and Students

Description: Photograph of a teacher and students at Mesquite School in 1906. Large wooden desks are in the foreground and a chalkboard is seen behind the students. The class is composed of fifty students, thirty-six boys and fourteen girls. The teacher is identified as Mrs. Ed Vanston. She is standing behind the students.
Date: unknown

Portrait of D. A. Davis

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a dark colored suit, buttoned at mid-chest over a white-collared shirt. The man is identified as Mr. D. A. Davis. Accompanying information and writing on the back of the photo identify the subject as the father of Jim Davis and grandfather of Ruth Davis.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wisdom

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

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

[Nathaniel A. Holley]

Description: Studio portrait of Nathanial A. Holley standing next to a bale of hay. A church building is visible in the background.
Date: 1893~

[Eula Holley and Friend]

Description: Photograph of Eula Holley and a friend standing in front of a brick wall. Both wear dresses with dropped waists.
Date: unknown

[Baby Anson Holley]

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

[Raymond and Sara Beth Shands]

Description: Photograph of Anson Holley holding a baby Sara Beth Shands on the porch of his home. Holley is wearing a suit and fedora.
Date: unknown

[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~

[Cotton Picking]

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

[Mesquite Downtown Square]

Description: Photograph of the downtown square in Mesquite, Texas. Beyond a set of railroad tracks, the Mesquite Post Office, Chapman Drugs, Nunn & Hicks Gents Furnishings, CD Kimbell Real Estate, and The City Bakery are visible.
Date: [1915..1922]

[McWhorter Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of Fred Arthur McWhorter and Ted McWhorter with customers in the McWhorter Grocery Store.
Date: 1929~

[Portrait of Anson Holley #2]

Description: Photograph of Anson Holley, partially visible from the waist up, wearing a World War I uniform with a hat.
Date: [1917..1919]
Creator: White Studio

[Lemaster Family Children]

Description: Studio portrait of four Lemaster children. The smallest child, a boy, stands in front of his three sisters, who wear white dresses.
Date: unknown

[Eula Holley Portrait]

Description: Studio portrait of Eula Holley standing in front of an open window. She wears a robe embellished with a fur collar.
Date: [1917..1921]

[Eula Holley in Yard]

Description: Photograph of Eula Holley sitting in her front yard. In the photograph, Eula wears a hat and shift dress with thin vertical stripes.
Date: [1915..1920]