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[The Beck Family Home]

Description: Photograph of the home of Roy Elmer Beck. It is a two-story American Craftsman-style house in Waco, Texas. Parked by the curb in front is an automobile, next to which Mr. Beck is standing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Riding a Deer-Drawn Wagon]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of two children, Hoyt and Burnetta L. Murphree, sitting in a small wagon that has a deer harnessed to it. According to handwritten information on the back, they are the children of Lena Beck Murphree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Grade School Portrait of Hester Beck]

Description: Photograph of Hester M. Beck when she was in the fifth grade at North Waco Elementary. She is dressed in a gingham button-up shirt and her hair is styled in a short haircut. The photo has been tinted.
Date: 193u
Item Type: Photograph

[Hester Beck and Her Mother]

Description: Photograph of Hester M. Beck and her mother, Elizabeth Howell Beck, standing outside of their family home on 1914 Mitchell Avenue in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Hester Beck on Her Graduation Day]

Description: Photograph of Hester M. Beck on the day of her graduation from Baylor University. She is wearing her cap and gown and is holding her diploma, which is rolled up and tied with a ribbon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Home of Elizabeth Howell Beck]

Description: Photograph of a one-story house in Waco, Texas that belonged to Elizabeth Howell Beck. Accompanying information states that the address is 1036 N. 33rd Street. There is a car parked in the driveway beside the house as well as in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Leona and Lucy Beck with a Friend]

Description: Photograph of three women standing together outdoors. The woman in the center is holding an umbrella and balancing it against her shoulder. Standing on the left is Leona Dodgen Beck and in the center is Lucy Lane Beck. The woman on the right is unidentified.
Date: unknown
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 Alton Murphree]

Description: Photograph of Alton L. Murphree as an infant. He is sitting atop the rear end of an automobile which has a Texas license plate. Handwritten information on the back of the photo says that he is the son of Lena Beck Murphree.
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 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

[Portrait of Hester Beck as a Toddler]

Description: Photograph of Hester M. Beck, a toddler-aged girl posed for a photograph in a studio setting. She is sitting on a small, fabric-covered footstool and is playing with a rabbit figurine. A few other toys are strewn about the ground near her feet.
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Hester M. Beck]

Description: Portrait of Hester M. Beck as a child. Hester is seated on a bench and plays with a small toy dog. She wears a white dress with lace detailing and boots. Her eyes are closed. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is: Hester Beck Willis, daughter of Roy Elmer and Bessie Beck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson
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