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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

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Matthew S. Blanton Sr.

Description: Studio photograph of Matthew S. Blanton Sr from the bust up. He is wearing a dark jacket with a white collared shirt and a white bow-tie. His hair is parted in the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Young Man in Tweed Suit

Description: Studio photograph of a young man named Jim from the bust up. He is wearing a tweed suit with a matching vest, a collared shirt and a large necktie. His hair is parted on the side. Printed on the mat below the photograph is, "Daniel, Fort Worth."
Date: unknown
Creator: Daniel
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Unidentified Man in Suit

Description: 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.
Date: January 15, 1912
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

William E.P. Sawyer and Civil War Veterans

Description: Photograph of eight Confederate veterans, including William E.P. Sawyer, second from the left in the front row. The men are elderly, five with beards and three with mustaches. They all wear suits, two without jackets and one without a vest. All have pins or medals pinned to their clothing and all are holding hats. The first man on the left in the front row wears glasses. Behind the group is a small Confederate flag. Written beneath William Sawyer is, "Grandpa Sawyer".
Date: unknown
Creator: Fishburn Illustrating Company
Item Type: Photograph

Young Couple's Wedding Portrait

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph