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[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

Campbell Children

Description: Photograph of three young children. Pictured are two young girls and their infant sibling. The girl on the left is wearing a long, dark coat with a bow in her hair. The girl on the right is sitting in a wicker chair with her infant sibling. Handwriting on the back of the photo identifies the three as the "Campbell Children."
Date: unknown
Creator: Harper & Company

[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]

[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]

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

[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

[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]

[Eula Holley McWhorter and Babies]

Description: Photograph of Eula Holley McWhorter sitting on the front porch of her home with two young children, Sarah Beth Shands (left) and Patricia Ann McWhorter (right).
Date: 1927~

[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]

[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]