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James, Byrd, and Merida Ellis

Description: Studio photograph Jim, Byrd and baby Merida Ellis. Merida Ellis is wearing a white dress and is being held between Mr. and Mrs. Ellis. Jim Ellis is on the left side of the frame and is wearing a dark suit, white collar and a striped necktie. Byrd Ellis wearing a dark jacket, white collar and black tie. "Daniel" is written on the bottom mat.
Date: unknown
Creator: Daniel

Byrd Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Byrd Ellis (in the center) with two unidentified women. All three women are wearing jackets with collared shirts and neckties and their dark hair is pulled back and parted in the center. There is a brooch pinned to Ms. Ellis' tie. In the background is a fake backdrop of curtains.
Date: unknown

Mary Elizabeth Soblett Sawyer

Description: Studio photograph of Mary Elizabeth Soblett Sawyer. She is seated in a dark dress with large buttons on the cuffs and on the chest. There is a light-colored sash around her neck and a bow in her dark hair. She is also wearing earrings and a ring on her right hand.
Date: unknown

Matt Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Matt Blanton. He is wearing a suit with a vest, collared shirt and bow tie. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Matt Blanton" and printed across the bottom is, "McMillon & Morris, North Side Square, Decatur, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: McMillon & Morris

Matt S. Blanton Sr.

Description: Studio photograph of Matt S. Blanton Sr. from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit, dark vest, dark necktie and white collared shirt. He is also wearing a watch chain and glasses and his hair is parted in the center. Printed across the bottom of the photograph is, "Swartz, 705 Main St., Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz

Fannie, Ivin, Will and Jerry Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of siblings Fannie, Ivin, Will and Jerry Ellis. The smallest boy is wearing a skirt boots and jacket and is seated in the center on a pedestal and Fannie is on his right. She is wearing a dark dress, boots and jacket with a large necklace. The boy on the right side of the frame is wearing dark pants, jacket and boots and the tallest boy is wearing a dark suit with a bow tie and his hand is on the standing boy's shoulder. In the background is a fake background. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Fannie Ellis Ivin Ellis Will Ellis Jerry Ellis".
Date: unknown

Fannie Alta Ellis Dubose and Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Fannie Alta Ellis Dubose and Leonard Homer Dubose from the bust up. She is wearing a white dress with earrings and he is wearing a dark suit, vest and white necktie. He also has a large mustache. Printed across the bottom of the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Street., Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Works

Fannie Ellis Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Fannie Ellis Dubose. She is seated with her hands propped on a curtain-covered piece of furniture. She is wearing a dark dress with white lacy cuffs and collar. She is also wearing a long necklace and earrings and her hair is pulled up on her head.
Date: unknown