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[Annie Sharpe and Elizabeth Brown Standing in a Yard]
Photograph of Annie Sharpe and Elizabeth Brown standing together in a garden in Mrs. Sharpe's yard. Sharpe wears a dark dress with a feather pattern, while Brown wears a hat and a dark dress with polka dots. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note indicating that Mrs. Brown is Mrs. Sharpe's mother-in-law.
[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]
Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.
[Short Story About Election Votes]
Short story regarding a bet made between a lawyer and a surgeon during a political race in Texas.
[Tintype Portrait of Rosell Whittenberg]
Tintype portrait of Rosell Whittenberg inside of a paper mat. She is wearing a dark blouse and a ruffled lace cloth around her neck. Her forehead, cheeks, and chin have been tinted pink. The paper mat has a red outline with stylized flowers in the corners and red lines around the ovular portrait.
[Photograph of Rosell Whittenberg]
Photograph of Rosell Whittenberg as seen from the chest up. She is wearing a black dress with lace ruffles around her neck.
Pioneering in Southwest Texas
Essay discussing Frank S. Gray's book, "Pioneering in Southwest Texas" and criticizing Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs.
[Annie and John Sharpe Posing with Plants]
Photograph of elderly Annie and John Sharpe standing together in a room decorated with plant life. Annie wears a dark dress and a brooch. John wears a pinstripe suit and holds a cigar. A window with a lace curtain appears at the back of the wall. A chest of drawers stands behind the pair.
The White Buffalo
Stories of pioneers John Moore and William Darymple and their encounters with white buffalo on the frontier.
[Photograph of Frances Sharpe]
Photograph of Frances Sharpe wearing a dress and broad-brimmed hat. Notes on the accompanying sleeve indicate that the dress was made by Annie Sharpe for Frances' graduation.
[Photograph of John M. Sharpe]
Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Jr. standing outdoors in front of a tree. He is wearing a lightly hued suit, white collared shirt, and necktie. He holds his hands behind his back. The reverse side of the image notes that he is seventeen years old.
[Photograph of Sharpe Family Garden]
Photograph of a garden in the back yard of John and Annie Sharpe's home. Flowers and trees grow alongside dirt pathways and chain link fences.
[Photograph of Mrs. Gus Brown]
Photograph of Mrs. Gus Brown as seen from the chest up. She is an older woman wearing wire-rimmed glasses, a dark coat, and a white blouse with a high neck. A note under the photo indicates that she is John M. Sharpe's mother.
[Postcard with Panoramic View of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas]
Postcard with the image of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas. The Williamson County Courthouse is shown surrounded by parked 1920's style automobiles and people. A brass band plays their instruments from the bed of a truck. Rows of businesses can be seen on either side of the courthouse on 8th Street and 7th Street.
[Photograph of Anna Maria Ireland]
Photograph of elderly Anna Maria Penn Ireland. She wears her grey hair in a bun. She is wearing wire-rim glasses and a dark overcoat.
Col. Dudley H. Snyder of Georgetown
Biography of Dudley Snyder, a cattle rancher and businessman. This includes his birth in Mississippi, early businesses, and time on the Chisholm Trail.
[Portrait of John Sharpe]
Photograph of John Sharpe sitting for a portrait. He is wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a necktie with a square pattern. The reverse side of the photo contains a handwritten note saying he was the editor of the Williamson County Sun newspaper as well as a postmaster.
[Photograph of Annie Sharpe, Sr. and Mrs. Jim Shaw]
Photograph of two women standing together next to a low brick wall outside a house. Part of the home is visible behind them, as well as a cactus and other plants in the yard. A handwritten note on the back says: "Mrs. John M. Sharpe Sr. with striped dress at her home 1604 Church St. Georgetown Texas, Mrs. Jim Shaw a neighbor dressed in white 1938."
[Photograph of John Sharpe, Sr.]
Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Sr. wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a necktie.
[Photograph of Inez Sharpe]
Postcard from Pharis Whittenberg to Annie Sharpe featuring the image of a young girl wearing a dress and a ribbon in her hair.
[Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Jr. with a Parrot]
Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Jr. sitting on a chair. The boy is wearing a dark suit, white collared shirt, and a striped necktie. A parrot is perched upon the back panel of the wooden chair that Sharpe is sitting on.
[Photograph of Infant Roy Brown]
Photograph of Roy Brown wearing a checkered outfit and holding a cap. He stands with his legs crossed on a box covered in a floral pattern. The three year old boy holds onto an ornate chair to the right.
[Short Story About a Sickly Boy and a Kindly Native American]
Short story regarding a sickly young boy named Johnnie who becomes healthier with the help of a Native American man named "Indian Joe" or "Indian Charlie."
[Sharpe and Brown Family Having a Picnic]
Photograph of six members of the Brown and Sharpe family sitting at a picnic table in an outdoor area surrounded by trees. The women sitting in the front seat are identified as Cousin Maud and Mother Brown. The man sitting on the other side of the table is John Sharpe. Annie Sharpe is wearing a broad hat and a white apron. A smiling man and a woman in a dark dress to the left remain unidentified. A white tablecloth, large jar, and a basket are lying on the table.
[Tintype of a Woman Sitting for a Portrait]
Photograph of a woman with long brown hair who is sitting for a portrait. She wears a striped white dress, a ribbon on her chest, and a belt.
[Photograph of Pharis Whittenberg]
Photograph of Pharis Whittenberg from the shoulder up. Her hair is tied back with a bow.
[Photographs of Sebe and Frances Sharpe]
Photographs of Sebe and Frances Sharpe sitting for portraits. Sebe is wearing a medium hued jacket, white collared shirt, and a bow tie. His fingers are interlocked around his right knee. Frances wears a thick fur coat. Their photos are contained within a dark booklet.
[Wedding Photograph of John M. Sharpe]
Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Sr. standing in a photography studio. He is wearing a dark suit and a white shirt with a high collar. Typed notes on the back include biographical information for Sharpe, as well as indicate that this is a photograph from his wedding to Annie Emily Whittenberg.
[Photograph of Annie Sharpe Beside a Tomb]
Photograph of Annie Sharpe standing beside the tomb of her great uncle, Bishop William McKendree, in Sumner County, Tennessee. She is wearing a cloche hat, jacket, and skirt. The tomb sits on a low pedestal and has barely visible writing along its side.
[Letter to a Legislative Committee]
Letter from a man describing the hardships of cotton farmers to a legislative committee.
[Photograph of Six Young Women]
Photograph of six young women wearing lightly hued dresses. They are arranged in a pyramid with Mamie Whittenberg standing above and behind the group, Fannie Clower and Hattie McSwain are positioned on the middle row, and Annie Whittenberg, Libby Cleveland, and Jessie Clower are seated on the bottom row. A typed note on the reverse side indicates that Mamie Whittenberg married J. L. Thorp in 1902 and Annie Whittenberg married J. M. Sharpe, Sr. in 1903.
[John Sharpe Standing by a House]
Photograph of John Sharpe standing in front of a bush at the back porch of Rose Whittenberg's house. He is wearing a bowler hat, jacket, and a necktie tucked into a dark waistcoat.
[Portrait of Annie Sharpe in a Wedding Dress]
Folder containing a portrait of Annie Sharpe while wearing a wedding dress. The folder is black, the photograph's mat is white with concentric ovals surrounding the oval photo of Mrs. Sharpe. Part of her dress extends outside of the photo and onto the mat. A thin piece of paper that covers the photo has brown foxing along its outer edge.
[Short Story About Two Farmers and the Transplantation of Corn]
Short story regarding two farmers named Johnnie and Herman. Johnnie makes neophyte farmer Herman aware of the proper practices of raising corn.
[Portrait of Lee J. Roundtree]
Photograph of Lee A. Roundtree sitting for a portrait. He is wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a white bow tie. A handwritten note on the photo indicates that he employed John M. Sharpe, Sr. at a printing company.
[Photograph of John M. Sharpe]
Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Sr. from the chest up. He is wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a white tie.
[People Standing Together on a Walkway]
Photograph of five people standing together on a walkway with a pipe fence on their left side and a cement wall on the right. John Sharpe, Sr., and Annie Sharpe are the elderly couple on the left. Mrs. John Sharpe, Jr. and her husband stand in the center. Jim Shaw leans on the cement wall to the right.
[United Daughters of the Confederacy at a Confederate War Memorial]
Photograph of nine elderly women standing together in front of a monument dedicated to soldiers and sailors of the Confederate States of America. Floral bouquets have been placed upon the stone monument. The women are wearing dark dresses, and many are wearing hats. They are identified from the right to left as Annie E. Sharpe, Mrs. Belle, Mrs. H. W. Richey, Mrs. Elliott Stone, Mrs. J. O. Warren, Mrs. John Hudson, Anna Palm, Mrs. Ann Hudson, Mrs. J. M. Bergner.
[Photograph of Reverend J. A. B. Whittenberg]
Photograph of Reverend J. A. B. visible from the chest up. He is wearing a dark jacket, dark vest, and white collared shirt. He has voluminous facial hair.
[Photograph of a Group of People Standing in Front of a Building]
Photograph of a group of men, women, and children, standing in front of a wooden building. Part of the group stands on the building's raised porch, while another group stands on the ground in front. The foremost rows of people are primarily comprised of children.
[Woman Posing with a Baby]
Photograph of a woman posing with a baby in her lap. The woman has dark hair and is wearing lightly hued lace. The infant is wearing a white dress.
[Grave Decorated with Plants]
Photograph of the grave of Maude Newfield's mother. The grave is outlined with stone and covered with plants that were added by Maude Newfield.
[Photograph of Frances Sharpe]
Photograph of Frances Sharpe wearing a dress, fur stole, and broad-brimmed hat decorated with flowers.
[Photograph of Infant John M. Sharpe]
Photograph of infant John M. Sharpe, Jr. sitting on a chair with a wicker and beadwork back. He is wearing a white dress. A note under the photograph says that he is two months old.
[Photograph of People on the Streets of Georgetown, Texas]
Photograph of a large group of people on dirt roads outside of a storefront in Georgetown, Texas. Part of the crowd and several horse-drawn wagons have gathered close to the line of stores on the left side of the page. Several more people and wagons can be seen on the street, including one large wagon near the center that is covered with standing people.
[Text Discussing the Dawn of Cheese Production in Texas]
Text describing the beginnings of commercial cheese production in Texas by Carl and Tom Nelson.
Did Sam Houston Live in Georgetown?
Essay discussing evidence for and against Sam Houston's alleged residence in Georgetown, Texas.
[Photograph of Annie Whittenberg in a Horse-Drawn Buggy]
Newspaper clipping featuring a photograph of Annie Whittenberg riding in a horse-drawn buggy. She is wearing a lightly hued dress and hat. The reverse side of the clipping features part of an article about child day care.
[Photograph of Annie Sharpe in a Snowy Yard]
Photograph of Annie Sharpe standing outside in a snow-covered yard. She is wearing dark clothing and is waving towards the camera. Her house, yard, and an evergreen tree to the right is covered with snow.
[Photograph of Rosell Whittenberg]
Photograph of Rosell Whittenberg sitting for a portrait. She is visible from the chest up. She wears a dark dress with a white ruffle around her neck.
[Photograph of a Woman Named Mary]
Photograph of a woman identified as "Cousin Mary" visible from the chest up. She is wearing a dark dress, a pendant watch tucked into her dress' buttons, and a cameo on her throat. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that says "Cousin Mary wishing you a Merry Christmas."