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[Photograph of Tarver Family in Snow]

Description: Photograph of Tarver family siblings posed together in the snow. From left to right: Wendell Lee, Elizabeth Ann, James Walden and Leta Joy (front). They are all dressed for cold weather and James Walden is holding a spotted dog up in front of his face. There is a tree directly behind them and a bicycle is visible on the left.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Graduation Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver, taken when he graduated from Burnet High School in Burnet, Texas. He is visible from the shoulders up and is wearing a dark-colored graduation robe and cap with a light-colored shirt and patterned tie.
Date: 1949
Creator: Eanes, Lucile
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver, visible from the chest up, taken while he was a student at Texas A&M University. He is wearing a uniform that has a light-colored shirt and tie with a dark-colored jacket; the jacket has an "A.M.C." pin and eagle icon on either lapel.
Date: 1951~
Item Type: Photograph

[Reception Line at Wedding of Wendell and Mary Jane Tarver]

Description: Photograph of guests moving through the reception line after the wedding of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver and Mary Jane Daniels. The bride and groom and other members of the wedding party are standing in a line in front of a brick wall with windows; the bride is in the center of the photograph and she is wearing a wedding dress and veil and holding a bouquet of flowers.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Wendell Tarver and Sons]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver and his oldest sons, John Arthur (right) and Byron Lee (left). The two boys are seated on the grassy lawn outside of a house in Burnet, Texas; Dr. Tarver is crouched down behind Byron. The wooden siding of the house and plants along the foundation are visible in the background.
Date: 1958~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Tarver Siblings and New Baby]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings posing together with their new baby brother. John Arthur is standing on the left, looking down at his siblings, Carol Lynn and Byron Lee are sitting together in a leather chair with wagon wheels on the sides. Byron is holding an infant (Lawrence Alden). Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Byron 4 1/2, Lynn almost 2, Arthur 5 3/4, Larry 5 weeks."
Date: March 1963
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Siblings Around a Table]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings and their cousin, Paula, seated around a table; from left to right: Byron Lee, Paula (Daniels), Lawrence Alden, John Arthur, and Carol Lynn. There are also two unidentified persons: a young man is standing on the left behind Paula and Larry, and a young woman is standing on the right with her hand on the back of Arthur's chair, looking down at a round, decorated cake on the table in front of him. There is a floral tablecloth on the table, as well as glasses and silverware, and large curtains in the background.
Date: 1964~
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Family Siblings in School Uniforms]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings and their cousin, Paula, posing together on a swing set; they are standing in a line and the girls are seated on the swings. They are all wearing their school uniforms which include white shirts along with white slacks and navy jackets for the older boys, navy jumpers for the girls, and navy shorts for the youngest boy. From left to right: John Arthur, Paula (Daniels), Byron Lee, Carol Lynn, and Lawrence Alden. The wall of a house and several plants are visible in the background.
Date: December 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Family Siblings in School Uniforms]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver siblings and their cousin, Paula, posing together in a front yard. They are all wearing their school uniforms which include white shirts along with white slacks and navy jackets for the older boys, navy jumpers for the girls, and navy shorts for the youngest boy. From left to right: Paula (Daniels), John Arthur and Byron Lee in the back; Lawrence Alden and Carol Lynn in the front. They are standing next to a short wall that borders the yard and are in front of several plants; the street and trees are visible in the background.
Date: December 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Tarver Siblings Out-of-Doors]

Description: Photograph of three Tarver siblings posing together in Burnet, Texas: Carol Lynn (back left), Byron Lee (right), and Lawrence Alden (front). They are standing on a grass lawn and there are two cars in the background, one with all of the doors open, as well as a lamppost and trees.
Date: December 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Family Dinner, Christmas 1968]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver family seated around a table in Burnet, Texas, eating dinner at Christmastime. The children, Byron and Lawrence, are wearing plaid shirts and are partially visible on the far right and left of the photograph. Wendell and John are visible near the center of the photograph, in front of a window with open blinds. From left to right: Byron Lee, Dr. Wendell Lee, John Agrippa, and Lawrence Alden. Plates and condiments are on the table, as well as a cake with candles in the center of the photograph.
Date: December 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Family Dinner, Christmas 1968]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver family seated around a table in Burnet, Texas, eating dinner at Christmastime. Clockwise from left to right: Lillian, James, Dr. Wendell Lee, John Agrippa, Mary Jane, and Lawrence Alden. There are plates on the table and a cake with candles near the center of the image. In the background, there are paintings on the wall and a window with open blinds.
Date: December 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarver Family Posing with Car]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver family posing together in front of a blue car in Burnet, Texas. From left to right: Wendell Lee is wearing a light shirt and dark slacks and is leaning against the car, holding a pair of sunglasses; Carol Lynn is wearing a checked dress and holding a blue-and-yellow box; Mary Jane is wearing a flowered dress and holding a pamphlet; Byron Lee is wearing a checkered shirt and dark slacks and has his hands behind his back; and Lawrence Alden (front) is wearing a light shirt with dark shorts and is holding a box like his sister's.
Date: December 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Graduation Photo of Wendell Tarver and Father]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver with his father John at his graduation. Wendell (left) is wearing a light-colored suit and tie under dark-colored graduation robes; John (right) is wearing a light-colored suit and patterned tie. Text on the back of the photo: "John & Wendell."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Tarver Family Outside]

Description: Photograph of Tarver family siblings posed with an unidentified man under a tree. The children are identified as Wendell Lee (left) Elizabeth Ann (middle), and James Walden (right). They are all wearing light-colored clothing and are standing on grass. The man has his arms around the two boys, but his face is obscured by the tree. Handwritten text on back of photo: Wendell, Walden, Elizabeth Ann Tarver.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Three Men]

Description: Photograph of three young men standing together on the front walk outside of a house. They are wearing jeans and button-down shirts; the two on the right are also wearing jackets. From left to right: Wendell Lee Tarver, James Walden Tarver, and an unidentified friend. Behind them, a front porch, neighboring house, and trees are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of John Agrippa and Selma Cleo Tarver]

Description: Portrait of John Agrippa Tarver and Selma Cleo Tarver, visible from the waist up. John (left) is wearing a dark-colored suit jacket and striped tie; Selma (right) is wearing a light-colored dress and a double-strand pearl necklace.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Flowers at Grave for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the flowers and greenery on the grave for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971, taken from the side. There are several arrangements on the grave site including a group of large, orange flowers. Other plots are visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the temporary grave marker for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971. Flowers and greenery are on the grave in front of the marker and the outline of another plot is visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Site for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of the flowers and greenery on the grave for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971. Most of the flowers are orange and have red and pink ribbons; the temporary grave marker is visible at the head of the plot.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Mourners at Grave for Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of several unidentified persons standing at one end of the grave site for Wendell Lee Tarver, 1931-1971, including a man in a dark suit, a woman in a dark-colored dress, and two partially-visible men. The grave is covered in flower arrangements and other plots are visible in the background.
Date: July 1971
Item Type: Photograph