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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

[Inside 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 and his wife, Adell, are standing behind a glass display case. Their sons, Anson and Raymond, are standing on the right.
Date: August 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Reopening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Mayor B. J. Smith cutting a chain with a pair of bolt-cutters at the reopening of the McWhorter-Greenhaw store in Mesquite, Texas. Individuals standing behind him include Art Greenhaw, councilman Vernie Erwin, Frank Greenhaw, future mayor Len Gibbons, and Patricia Greenhaw.
Date: 1977
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph