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Jerry Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Jerry Ellis as a young man from the bust up. He is wearing a light-colored suit with a matching vest, collared shirt and necktie. Clipped onto his suit is a watch with a chain. His hair is short and parted on the side. His face is angled towards the left side of the frame. Printed on the bottom of the photograph is, "J.E. Daniel, Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: J.E. Daniel
Item Type: Photograph

Jerry Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Jerry Ellis from the bust up. He is wearing a military institute uniform with several brass buttons and his hair is parted on the side. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Jerry Ellis" and printed is, "Daniel, Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Daniel
Item Type: Photograph

Jessie Belle Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Jessie Belle Blanton as a baby. The baby is wearing a large white dress with a lace collar and a lace bottom. Jessie Belle Blanton is standing on a wicker chair covered in a blanket. Stamped beneath the photograph are the words, "Swartz, 707 Main St., Fort Worth, Tex." and written on the mat is, "Me -".
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz
Item Type: Photograph

Jessie Belle Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Jessie Belle Blanton as an infant. The baby is wearing a large white dress with a lace collar and a lace bottom. The baby is sitting on a chair covered in a blanket. Printed beneath the photo is reads, "Daniel, Fort Worth."
Date: unknown
Creator: Daniel
Item Type: Photograph

Jessie Belle Blanton and John Robert Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Jessie Belle Blanton (seated) and John Robert (Jack) Blanton (standing) as children. Both children are wearing white dresses with dark stockings and boots. Jessie Blanton has two bows in her hair. Embossed on the bottom of the mat is, "H.D. Scott, Dallas, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Scott, H.D.
Item Type: Photograph

Lena Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Lena Ellis as a young woman. She is seated with her arms propped on a wooden pedestal. She is wearing an embroidered dress with dangling jewels, a necklace, ring, bracelet and headband in her dark hair that is pulled back. Embossed in the bottom right-hand corner of the photograph is, "Kerr's Studio, Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Kerr's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Description: Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".
Date: August 30, 1894
Creator: Works
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of a Leonard Homer Dubose from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit and vest with a collared shirt, tie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Leonard Homer Dubose from the bust up. He is wearing a dark striped suit, white collared shirt, necktie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Leonard Homer Dubose. He is wearing a dark suit and vest with a collared shirt, a tie and round glasses. Printed across the bottom of the mat is, "Reid, Fort Worth".
Date: unknown
Creator: Reid
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of a seated Leonard Homer Dubose. He is wearing a dark suit and vest with a white collared shirt, tie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Leonard Homer Dubose. He is standing and wearing a dark suit, vest, white collared shirt and necktie. He is also wearing a watch chain and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of a seated Leonard Homer Dubose. He is wearing a dark suit and vest with a collared shirt, tie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of a Leonard Homer Dubose. He is wearing a dark suit and vest with a collared shirt, tie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Leonard Homer Dubose

Description: Studio photograph of Leonard Homer Dubose from the bust up. He is wearing a dark striped suit with a printed tie and round glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall Sawer Blanton and Alta Beall Blanton

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall Sawyer and Her Father William E.P. Sawyer

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Description: Photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton in a playful photograph with five other women and a young girl. The women are in a row from tallest to shortest with their hands around each other's waists except for Ms. Blanton who is holding the hand of the woman in front of her who's other hand is on her forehead. Three of the women and the young girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. The woman fifth from the front is wearing a bow tie and the woman in the front is wearing a sash around her neck. In the background is a tree and a large house. Written below the photograph, underneath the second woman from the right in the black dress is an arrow and the name, "Lou Beall".
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton from the bust up. She is wearing a white dress with a high collar. Her hair is dark and pulled back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton and Unidentified Woman

Description: 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".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lou Beall-Sawyer Blanton, Byrd Ellis and Other Women

Description: Photograph of six women and one small girl standing in front and on the stoop of a large building with a porch and hanging plants. Three of the women and the girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three women are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. One woman is wearing a bow tie and another is wearing a hat. Written on the photograph is "Mother" above the woman second from the left and "Aunt Byrd" second from the right.
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Man in Suit, Uncle Linnard

Description: Studio photograph of a young man from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit with a dark vest, white collared shirt and dark bow tie. His hair is parted on the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mary Elizabeth Sawyer

Description: Studio photograph of Mary Elizabeth Sawyer. She is wearing a dark dress, a light colored scarf around her neck, a white collar, earrings and bows in her hair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph