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[Photograph of John and Wendell Tarver]

Description: Photograph of John Agrippa Tarver seated on the runner board of a partially-visible automobile, holding his infant son, Wendell Lee Tarver, on his lap. Text on back of photo: "John Tarver & Son, Wendell Lee."
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Wendell Lee Tarver, wearing a diaper and light-colored shoes, propped up against a wall next to an open door. He is reaching out to grab his left food. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Wendell Lee Tarver, wearing light-colored clothing and propped up against a wall next to an open door. He has his hands raised to his mouth and is smiling. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back and a handwritten note that says, "Wendell Lee Tarver."
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Susie Hickson Holding Wendell Tarver]

Description: Photograph of Susie Hickson wearing a white nurse's uniform, holding an infant (Wendell Lee Tarver). They are outside in front of a tree; other trees and an automobile are visible in the background. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back and a handwritten note that says, "Susie Hickson & Wendell Tarver."
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Wendell Tarver and Dog]

Description: Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver seated in the grass with a puppy on his lap outside of a house in Burnet, Texas. A porch is visible behind him including a trellis and several plants; there is a shadow in the foreground. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1933~
Item Type: Photograph

[Wendell and Walden Tarver Seated on Stairs]

Description: Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver (left) and his younger brother, James Walden Tarver (right) seated on stone steps outside an unidentified building. Both are wearing light-colored clothing and appear to be unhappy. Wendell is raising his hands to his face and Walden is sucking his thumb. There is a Fox Tone stamp on the back and a handwritten note that says "Wendell & Walden Tarver."
Date: 1935~
Item Type: Photograph

[Wendell and Walden Tarver in Pedal Cars]

Description: Photograph of Wendell Lee Tarver (right) and his younger brother, James Walden Tarver (left) seated on kiddie pedal cars. They are out-of-doors and there are bushes behind them. The back of the photo has a Fox Tone stamp.
Date: September 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Burnet, Texas First Grade Class Photo]

Description: Photograph of the 1938 first grade class in Burnet, Texas. The students are arranged in three rows outside of a stone building and have their hands around one another's shoulders. The boy in the far left of the photo is Wendell Lee Tarver. Writing on the front of the photograph says "First Gr., Burnet, Tex., 1938" in the lower-left corner and "'Mecca' San - Ant" in the lower-right corner. The name "Wendell Lee Tarver" is handwritten on the back.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver]

Description: Portrait of Wendell Lee Tarver, partially visible from the chest up; he is wearing a striped polo shirt and has a strap across his chest. There is a decorative border around the outside of the image.
Date: 1939~
Item Type: Photograph