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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

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

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, Fannie Ellis Dubose and an Unidentified Woman

Description: Photograph of Matthew Stuart Blanton with an unidentified woman and Fannie Ellis Dubose in a dark dress standing on a porch looking down on the couple. Mr. Blanton is wearing a dark jacket, collared shirt and bowler hat. The unidentified woman is wearing a white blouse, necktie and long skirt and is smiling. In the background is a sidewalk, trees and houses. Written beside Ms. Dubose is "Auntie" and underneath Mr. Blanton is, "Papa".
Date: May 26, 1900

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