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[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

[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~

[Young Couple]

Description: Studio portrait of a young couple. Elegantly dressed, the man is seated in a wicker chair while the woman stands on the right. Her right hand rests on his shoulder. The woman is wearing a white dress with polka dots, puffed sleeves, and bows adorning her waist and collar.
Date: [1895..1905]
Creator: Wisdom

[Baby Anson Holley]

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

[Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods]

Description: Photograph of the loading area of Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods in Mesquite, Texas. Two men and two girls are standing on the dock, next to a shipment of shoes.
Date: [1900..1920]

[Four People in Front of House]

Description: Photograph of four individuals in front of an old home. Two women, a man, and a small child are situated in the foreground. The women are seated in wooden chairs.
Date: [1900..1910]

[Men with Cotton Bales]

Description: Photograph of men standing in front of horse drawn carts which are piled high with bales of cotton.
Date: [1900..1910]

[Mesquite High School Football Team]

Description: Photograph of the Mesquite High School football team situated in a field. The fifteen boys wear striped uniforms. One individual wears a leather helmet, while another holds a football.
Date: [1900..1920]

[Mesquite School Class]

Description: Photograph of students situated in front of the Mesquite school circa 1900-1910. Anson Holley is second from the left in the back row.
Date: [1900..1910]

[Mesquite School Class]

Description: Photograph of students situated in front of the Mesquite school circa 1900-1910.
Date: [1900..1910]

[Students in Classroom]

Description: Photograph of students situated in front of a blackboard in their classroom. Most students are standing, while a few are kneeling in the front of the group.
Date: [1900..1910]

[Holley Family]

Description: Photograph of the Holley family standing in front of their home in Mesquite, Texas. From left to right stand Adell, Eula, Nathanial A., Anson, Raymond, and Elsie.
Date: [1902..1903]

[Holley Family]

Description: Photograph of the Holley family standing in front of their home in Mesquite, Texas. From left to right stand Eula, Adell, Nathanial A., Anson, Raymond, and Elsie.
Date: [1902..1903]

[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~

[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]

[Portrait of a Young Man]

Description: Studio portrait of a young man wearing a dark suit and hat. He stands next to a decorative wooden chair.
Date: [1910..1920]

[Two Couples]

Description: Photograph of two couples standing arm-in-arm in front of a large bush. Dona Chapman, later wife of E. H. Hanby, stands second from the right.
Date: [1914..1917]

[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]

[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]

[Eula Holley on Fence]

Description: Photograph of Eula Holley sitting on a wooden fence. She wears a gingham dress and a sweater. Several homes are visible in the background.
Date: [1917..1922]