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[Funeral Notice for William Franklin Beck]

Description: Printed card announcing the funeral for William Franklin Beck, who was born January 11, 1853 and died February 20, 1933. The service was held at a Methodist church in Midlothian, Texas, and the interment was at Midlothian Cemetery.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of an Unidentified Man Near Wood Fence]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing with his right hand supported against an interwoven wooden fence. Behind the man is a painted scene of moving water, trees, and shrubbery. He wears a three-piece suit, pattered tie, and a pocket watch. A hand written note on the back reads, "From album of Abbie Collier."
Date: unknown
Creator: Devenport
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Unidentified Man Standing]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing with his right hand supported against a wicker chair. He wears a dark-colored three-piece suit. A hand written note on the back reads, "From album of Abbie Collier."
Date: unknown
Creator: Pratt
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Unidentified Woman Near Wood Fence]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified women standing with her right hand supported against an interwoven wooden fence. Behind the women is a painted scene of moving water and trees. She wears a checkered dress with a matching belt, puffy sleeves, and a large collar. A hand written note on the back reads, "In album of Aunt Abbie Collier."
Date: unknown
Creator: Pratt
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Young Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of a young Lena Beck, posed for a portrait in a studio setting. She is wearing a long-sleeved striped dress and boots. Her hand is resting on a piece of furniture draped in a tapestry. A handwritten note on the back states that she is the sister of Roy Elmer Beck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ridling, N. G.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Amanda Harp Beck]

Description: Photograph of Amanda Louise Harp Beck, mother of Roy Elmer Beck and wife of William Franklin Beck. She is a middle-aged woman clad in austere post-Victorian era clothing. She has her hair tied in a knot on top of her head.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Amanda Harp Beck]

Description: Photograph of Amanda Louise Harp Beck, a woman dressed in austere post-Victorian era clothing. A handwritten note on the back of the photo states that she is the mother of Roy Elmer Beck and the wife of William Franklin Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of an Infant W. Earl Beck]

Description: Photograph of W. Earl Beck as a newborn baby. His portrait is surrounded by an illustration. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo reveal that he is related to Roy Elmer Beck and Hester Beck Willis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Baby]

Description: Portrait of a baby wearing a white gown and laying on a white blanket. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Kiker family album, Erath Co., Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Devenport
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of Lena Beck as a young woman. She is wearing post-Victorian era clothing, which includes a high-collared dress and an elaborate hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of a teenage Lena Beck, a young woman wearing a high-collared top with an overcoat. Her curly hair is pulled back in an updo. A handwritten note on the back of the photo reveals that she is the sister of Roy Elmer Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Roy Elmer Beck]

Description: Tintype portrait of Roy Elmer Beck (1885-1944) as a child. Beck is seated and wears a light-colored garment. The photograph is scratched and creased. "Elmer" is handwritten at the top of the photograph.
Date: 188u
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of William Franklin Beck]

Description: Photograph of William Franklin Beck, an elderly man wearing a suit jacket, a shirt, and tie. A handwritten note on the back identifies him as Roy Elmer Beck's father.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The William Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of three generations of the William Franklin Beck family, posed for a picture together. The grandchildren are knelt on the first row, while the older members of the family stand behind them. William Franklin Beck, the family patriarch is standing on the far right of the second row. Other individuals include Elizabeth Howell Beck, Euna Beck, W. Earl Beck, and Leona Dodgen Beck (who is holding a child)and Hattie Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The William Beck Family Women]

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing together outdoors. They are all a part of the William Franklin Beck family. Pictured are: Lucy Lane Beck, Hattie Beck, Elizabeth "Bessie" Howell Beck, Leona Dodgen Beck, Euna Beck, and two unknown women.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Members of the Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of a group of children sitting together beside an automobile. They are the youngest members of the Beck family, and are descendants of William Franklin Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Members of the Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of the grandchildren of William Franklin Beck. There are six children in total, but only five of them are visible. Most of them are perched on the up-step of an automobile, while one of the children is standing alone in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph