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[Baby Portrait of Nannie Clara Evans]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans as an infant. She is wearing a white-lace dress and is sitting upright in a tapestry-covered chair.
Date: 1891
Creator: W. D. Jackson Photographic Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Evans, Sr. Holding a Baby]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man, Charles Evans, Sr., holding a toddler-aged boy, James M. Kendrick. They are standing outdoors in the yard of Mr. Evans' home in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Evans and Kendrick Families]

Description: Photograph of friends from two families, the Evanses and the Kendricks, seated together and posed for a portrait. Pictured from left to right are Sarah Elizabeth Evans, Sue Kendrick, James M. Kendrick (the child standing in front), Maria Evans Sleeper, Charles Evans, Sr., and Blanche Kendrick holding Charles E. Kendrick in her lap.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[The Evans Family at Home]

Description: Photograph of the Evans family posed on the porch steps of their house in Waco, Texas. Standing in the top row wearing an apron are Sarah (AKA Sallie) Isabel Baker Evans and her husband William George Evans. Also pictured on the left are Charles Evans, Jr., Sarah Elizabeth Evans, William Warren Evans, Lillian Evans (as an infant), and Rosa Johnson Evans. On the right are two young brothers Harold and John Sleeper and their mother Maria Evans Sleeper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Evans Family Relaxing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of Nancy Caroline Sleeper Evans surrounded by her granddaughters, Elizabeth, Frances, and Ruth Evans, who are all of similar age. They are seated in the grass with toy dolls, just outside the Evans family home at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Friends at a Beach]

Description: Photograph of four friends standing ankle deep in water at an unidentified beach. From left to right is John T. Willis, Sr., Nannie Clara Evans Willis, Robert Warren Evans, and Lucile Elizabeth Evans. They are all wearing bathing suits.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Home of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of a Greek Revival-style two-story house at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas. It belonged to Charles Evans, Sr. and Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans. The property is covered in snow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Home of Judge William Evans]

Description: Photograph of a Queen Anne-style two-story house that belonged to William Warren Evans. A man and a small child are visible standing on the porch steps. The man is believed to be William Warren Evans' father, William George Evans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Lillian Evans at Her Family Home]

Description: Photograph of a young Lillian Evans standing outside of the Evans family home in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photo claims that she is the daughter of William Warren Evans. A photo of a man is attached to the back of the photo; the name "James" has been written directly beneath the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Lucile Evans as a Maid of Honor]

Description: Photograph of Lucile Elizabeth Evans, standing outside the Evans family home at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas. As the maid of honor to an unidentified bride, she is clad in a long-sleeved dress and a wide-brimmed hat. She is clutching a bouquet of flowers in her arm. The photo is attached to a piece of black paper upon which this note has been written underneath the photo: "the maid of honor Miss Lucile Evans, April 29, '17."
Date: April 29, 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Members of the Evans Family]

Description: Photograph of five members of the Evans family standing together on the porch of the family home at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas. Standing on the top row are Charles Evans, Jr., Robert Warren Evans, and William Gardner Evans. On the front row are Nannie Clara Evans Willis and Lucile Elizabeth Evans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Nannie Clara Evans in an Automobile]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans as a young woman, before she married and took the name Willis. She is sitting on the driver side of an automobile, which is parked in front of the Evans family home at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Nannie Evans at Her Family Home]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans as a young woman, before she married and took the name of Willis. She is standing on the steps of her family's home in Waco, Texas while holding a large bouquet of flowers in her arms.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Nannie Evans Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans as a young woman before she married and took the name Willis. She is standing outdoors near a small, leafy tree at 2100 Colcord Avenue. She is clad in a long, ruffled, and tiered dress.
Date: September 17, 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Nannie Sleeper Evans Holding a Baby]

Description: Photograph of an elderly Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans holding an infant (Nancy Claire Willis) in her arms. Nannie is visible from the waist up and is wearing several layers and a dark-colored hat; the baby is wearing a light-colored dress, bonnet, and booties and is smiling at the camera. There are plants visible in the background. The corners on the left side of the photograph are cut off.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[Nannie Sleeper Evans Holding a Baby]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans seated in a wicker chair and holding an infant Nancy Claire Willis in her lap. They are outdoors, just outside of the Evans family home in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of Charles Evans, Sr., a middle-aged mustached man wearing a three-piece suit and tie. He is only visible from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Creator: W. D. Jackson Photographic Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of Charles Evans, Sr., a young man wearing a shirt and a jacket. He is only visible from the chest up. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Charles Evans, Sr., 1851-1926."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Hettie Baker Tobin]

Description: Photograph of the Hettie Baker Tobin, who was the sister of Sarah Isabel Baker Evans, according to accompanying information. She is an elderly woman dressed in austere, post-Victorian era style clothing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Infant Menifee Cheek]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Menifee Reed Cheek, nestled in a large white blanket in a studio setting. A handwritten note on the back of the photo claims that he was 24 days old at the time the picture was taken.
Date: April 1891
Item Type: Photograph