Photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a baby wearing a white dress and a bonnet and seated in a wicker carriage on a white pillow with ruffles. In the background is the side of a building with a window and a potted plant in front of it.
Studio photograph of Byrd Ellis. She is standing with her hands behind her back. Her dress has a lace collar and a flower pinned on the chest. She is also wearing a necklace and a headband in her dark hair that is pulled back.
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.
Studio photograph of the bust of Byrd Ellis. Her dark hair is curled with a braid and headband across the top. She wears a lace collar, a brooch pinned at the neck and matching earrings. Her left hand is propped under her chin.
Studio photograph of Fannie Alta Ellis Dubose and Leonard Homer Dubose from the bust up. She is wearing a dark dress with a ribbon around her neck and her hair in a bun. Mr. Dubose is wearing a dark suit and vest with a white collared shirt with a tie. Both of them are wearing glasses.
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.
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.
Photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton seated and holding her baby daughter Alta Beall towards a mirror that is propped on a doily-covered table. In the reflection the baby is smiling. In the background is a wallpapered wall and a shelf with books on it.
Tintype of William E.P. Sawyer (seated) and his daughter Lou Beall Sawyer (standing). He is wearing a suit with a vest, collared shirt, hat and watch chain and he has a beard. She is wearing a light-colored dress and dark boots.
Studio photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton and an unidentified woman from the bust up. They are both wearing collared shirts with neckties, dark jackets and hats. Written beneath the woman on the right side of the frame is, "Bealle Sawyer".
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.
Photograph of Matthew Stuart Blanton. He is wearing a striped vest, tie, dark jacket and bowler hat. Behind him are two women and one man on a sidewalk and a woman in a dark dress standing on a large porch. In the background are trees, including pine trees.
Studio photograph of William E. P. Sawyer. He is an elderly man with white hair and a white beard. He is wearing a light-colored suit including a long coat with eight buttons and holding a dark hat. He is standing on a rug in front of a fake backdrop.
Studio photograph of a young couple in wedding clothes. The woman is wearing a long white dress with long, loose sleeves, a brooch pinned on the collar and a white bow in her hair. She is holding a handkerchief in her left hand and her husband's hand in her right. He is wearing a dark suit with a dark vest, collared shirt, necktie and a pin on her lapel.
Studio portraits of a dark-haired young man from the bust up. He is wearing a dark corduroy jacket with a pin on the lapel, vest, white collared shirt and a striped tie. His hair is parted in the center.