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[Photograph of Gertie and Jesse Blair and Dog]

Description: Portrait of Gertie and Jesse Blair, both standing in front of an ocean landscape backdrop - sailboat to the right, lighthouse to the left - holding an umbrella and shotgun. A dog sits between the two children, its body and forefront paws in focus, only. The girl wears a dark-colored dress and jacket with a detailed collar, and the boy wears a pleated jacket with shorts and tights.
Date: unknown
Creator: Akers, M. F.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Sam Wise Home and Family]

Description: Photograph of the home built by Sam Wise with a family standing in front of it and next to a car. The members of the family are identified as: First row: (left to right) Iris and Lindsey Burley, Sadie Wise (pregnant with Lois Wise), Howard Wise, Ray L. Wise held by his father V. A. Wise, Legel and Clyde Wise, and Mary Lou and John Wise; Second row: grandpa Samuel Curtis Wise, Melvin Wise, grandma Francis Josephine Carlisle Wise, Louise Wise, Thelma Lee Wise, and Vera Hunter Wise.
Date: August 12, 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Samuel Curtis Wise's Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Samuel Curtis Wise's Grocery Store in Venus, Texas. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, "He had this store and a home in town and a farm east of Venus as well as a farm house."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Wise Home]

Description: Photograph of the home of Samuel Curtis Wise and Frances Josephine Carlisle Wise east of Venus, Texas, where Thelma Lee Wise was born.
Date: 1899-02~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Wise Home]

Description: Photograph of the home of Samuel Curtis Wise and Frances Josephine Carlisle Wise east of Venus, Texas, where Thelma Lee Wise was born.
Date: 1899-02~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Feriba Harp]

Description: Photograph of Feriba O'Rear Harp, an elderly woman dressed in austere clothing that features a giant lace collar. According to handwritten information on the back of the photo, she lived from 1815-1890. She was the wife of Seaborn Harp.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph