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[The Abel Family and Home]

Description: Photograph of the Abel family and home at South 17th Street and Ross in Waco. From left to right, they are Ida Victoria, Maud Vivian (standing), Lillie Jane, Robert Downman, Clarence Albert (standing), Hector Valdemar, and Valdemar. Ida Victoria sits in a wooden rocking chair on the porch, and Lillie Jane sits in a wicker chair next to her. She holds Robert Downman, and Maud Vivian stands behind her chair. Clarence Albert stands on the porch steps, while Hector Valdemar sits on the arm of a rocking chair. Valdemar stands next to the chair, leaning against the side of the house. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco, Texas.
Date: August 13, 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Behrens Drug Company]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Behrens Drug Company in Waco in 1892. A line of twelve white men stand in front of the store. To the right, two African American men stand. One of them wears an apron. The door to the store stands open.
Date: April 8, 1892
Item Type: Photograph

[The Children of Joe Welch]

Description: Photograph of Lillie, Edgar, and John Welch. Lillie sits in between her brothers on a balustrade in front of a painted backdrop. The boy to the right wears plaid pants and a white shirt, and the boy to the left wears a gown.
Date: [1890..1900]
Creator: E. R. Smith & Bro.
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Waco]

Description: Photograph of downtown Waco in 1892. A Pacific Express Co. wagon pulled by a white horse stands at the curb. A man sits in the driver's seat in the wagon, and five men stand on the sidewalk behind the wagon. Behrens Drug Company is located on the bottom floor of the Cleveland and Cameron building, to the right. A man leans against a brick wall in the middle of the photo, and four more men stand in front of the store to the left of the Behrens Drug Company. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco, Texas.
Date: April 8, 1892
Item Type: Photograph

[Funeral Notice for Aubry Klinkman]

Description: Funeral notice for Aubry Klinkman, the two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klinkman, with information about the funeral and burial locations.
Date: October 24, 1896
Item Type: Text

[Funeral Notice for Jennie Beville]

Description: Funeral notice for Jennie Beville. It reads: "Funeral Notice. DIED - Tuesday Morning at 12:30, February 7, 1893, Mrs. Jennie Beville, Wife of Dr. A. A. Beville. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the family residence, to-day, [Tuesday] at 3 o'clock. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rev. H. M. Whaling officiating."
Date: February 1893
Item Type: Text

[J. L. Keller's Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a store belonging to J. L. Keller. The people in the store are, from left to right, Albert M. Keller, Boyd G. Norris, Ida L. Keller, M. G. Lieblick, Mattie Ransone, Paul Wolfson, and Nelle Brown. Albert Keller and Boyd Norris stand behind the counter on the left, while Mattie Ransone and Paul Wolfson stand behind the counter on the right. Ida Keller stands in the middle of the picture behind rows of clothes and shoes. M. G. Lieblich sits on a stool in front of the right counter, which Nelle Brown is leaning against.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Jones & Kendall to Monteith & Hall - December 26, 1891]

Description: Letter written to Monteith and Hall in Belton, Texas from Jones & Kendall, attorneys in Waco, Texas, concerning an issue of interest to be paid. The letter is written on letterhead for Jones, Kendall & Sleeper, Attorneys-At-Law.
Date: December 26, 1891
Creator: Jones, E. A. & Kendall, William W.
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph of Brazos River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the 1898 Brazos River flood. This picture was taken on Elm Street in East Waco, and it was purchased at the estate sale of J. A. Curry in Waco, Texas. A bridge can be seen above the water.
Date: 1898
Creator: Sanders, M. L.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Brazos River Flood in East Waco]

Description: Photograph of the 1898 Brazos River flood. This picture was taken on Elm Street in East Waco, and it was purchased at the estate sale of J. A. Curry in Waco, Texas. Several people can be seen walking down the street, which is lined with shops.
Date: 1898
Creator: Sanders, M. L.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Charles Wade Howell and Carrie Will Howell]

Description: Photograph of brother and sister, Charles "Charlie" Wade Howell and Carrie Will Howell. Carrie Will Howell sits in a chair with her hands in her lap. She was born July 8, 1889. She is wearing a white dress. Charlie Howell stands with one hand on the back of the chair, and the other on his hip. He stands on a fur rug. He has a plaid bow at his neck.
Date: 1892~
Creator: Jungermann, E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Dee Moore]

Description: Photograph of Dee Moore. He wears a suit and tie, and a chain is attached to the vest under his suit jacket.
Date: [1890..1900]
Creator: E. R. Smith & Bro.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Harry Welch]

Description: Photograph of Harry Welch, who sits on a stack of hay. He is wearing a baby's gown, and his feet are bare.
Date: 1890~
Creator: E. R. Smith & Bro.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of John and Lillian Langdon]

Description: Full-length portrait of John and Lillian Langdon. Lillian Langdon, sitting, wears a light-colored checkered dress with a matching jacket and a pearl necklace. John Landon, standing to the right of his sister, wears a dark jacket and knee-length shorts with dark tights and button-up boots. A hand written note on the back reads, "John Langdon & sister Lillian (Lillie). He was born 1887, about 4 yrs. old here, I suppose."
Date: 1891
Creator: Whittaker & Kennedy
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Katie E. Logan and Family]

Description: Portrait of Katie E. Logan and her family of three. It is unclear as to which woman is Katie E. Logan - the woman standing up or the woman sitting down. In addition to the women, two men are in the photograph, who in correspondence to the women both stand and sit. A written note on the back reads, "Katie E. Logan and Family, March 1, 1893."
Date: March 1, 1893
Item Type: Photograph