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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

Matthew Stuart Blanton

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Matthew Stuart Blanton in His Pharmacy

Description: Photograph of Matthew Stuart Blanton and another man in a pharmacy. Both of the men wear white coats and bow ties and are standing behind a bar. There are several stools lined up in front of the bar and behind the bar are jars, canisters, posters, framed paintings and mirrors. Light fixtures hang from the ceiling. Written on the man on the right side of the frame is, "Papa".
Date: unknown

Sunday School Class, 1st Methodist Church, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1906-1910

Description: Studio photograph of twelve members, four women and eight men, of the Sunday School class at the 1st Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. The women wear white blouses, except for one in the back row who wears black with a large white collar. All of the men wear dark suits with neckties except for the man on the far left side of the frame and the minister in the center of the front row, who is wearing a preacher's collar. One man has a mustache and the woman in black wears glasses. Written on the bottom mat is, "1st Row. EJ White, M.S. Blanton, Miss Stephens, Dabney Bryan, JC. Horn. 2nd ", John M Parker, Mrs WJ Barnum, Mrs Copher. 3rd " Mrs MS Blanton, J.B. Baker, Dr. Knickerbocker, W.J. Barnum. Sunday School Class, 1st Methodist Church, 1906-1910." Inscribed in the bottom right-hand corner of the mat is, "Carter, Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Carter

Will and Lena Ellis with an Unidentified Girl

Description: Photograph of Will and Lena Ellis and an unidentified girl. Will Ellis is seated on the left side of the frame in a tweed suit and white collar with his dark hair parted on the side. There is a young woman seated next to him and one standing behind them both, in the center. Both girls are wearing collared dresses with brooches pinned at the neck and both have their dark hair pulled back. The girl in the center has a bow in her hair. There is a backdrop in the background. Printed in the lower left-hand corner of the mat is, "Leffler, Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Leffler

Will Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Will Ellis from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit with the top button fastened. Underneath the jacket is a white collar and necktie. His hair is dark and parted on the side. Printed on the bottom of the mat is, "Blackburn, Houston. Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Blackburn

William E. P. Sawyer

Description: 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.
Date: unknown