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[Portrait of Wendell Tarver in Texas A&M Uniform]

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 light-colored shirt and tie with a darker-colored jacket; the jacket has pins with crossed rifles and the initials A.M.C. on the lapels. A handwritten note on the photograph says "Love, Wendell;" a second note on the frame outside the photo says "Wendell L. Tarver." The photo is inside a red folder.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Aggieland Studio
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

[Guests at Wedding of Wendell and Mary Jane Tarver]

Description: Photograph of guests at the wedding reception for 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; guests are standing in front of them as they move through the reception line. A group of young girls is in the foreground. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Wendell & Janie's wedding."
Date: 1955
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

[Tarver Family Christmas Card, 1957]

Description: Christmas postcard from the Tarver family including a photo of the children on the left. There is a black-and-white illustration on the right of the card depicting birds sitting on a crossroads sign pointing "From our house" and "To your house"; the words "Greetings and best wishes for the new year" are under the illustration. In the photograph, a young boy (John Arthur) is standing behind his younger brother (Byron Lee) who is seated in an infant seat. A handwritten note under the photograph says, "With Love, Wendell, Janie, Arthur & Byron."
Date: December 1957
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

[Tarver Family Christmas Card, 1958]

Description: Christmas postcard from the Tarver family including a photo of the children in the center. There is a black-and-white illustration at the bottom of the card depicting a drum, doll, top, train, and toy tea set; the words "Greetings ~ from our house to your house" are written next to the illustration. In the photograph, the young boys, John Arthur (left) and Byron Lee (right) are both wearing suits with jackets and bow ties; they are standing together in a yard in front of a bush and the wall of a house. A handwritten note under the illustration says, "Wendell, Janie, Arthur & Byron."
Date: December 1958
Item Type: Photograph