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[Photograph of a Man]

Description: Photograph of a man visible from the chest up. He has slicked back hair, a dark suit, a white collared shirt, and a necktie. His cheeks, lips, and necktie have been tinted. The photograph is framed with a gold and burgundy paper with crosshatched patterns. The folder containing the photo is marbled maroon in color and has a shiny golden square pattern.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard with Panoramic View of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas]

Description: Postcard with the image of Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas. The Williamson County Courthouse is shown surrounded by parked 1920's style automobiles. Rows of businesses can be seen on either side of the courthouse on 8th Street and 7th Street. Main Street dominates the foreground and contains cars, horses, and a brass band playing on the bed of a pickup truck. 8th Street, left, contains a long line of people atop horses.
Date: 1929~
Item Type: Postcard

[John and Ruby Sharpe Standing on Steps]

Description: Photograph of John and Ruby Sharpe standing together at the bottom of a building's outdoor steps. Both are wearing dark clothes. Ruby holds a purse and wears a dark hat and a star-shaped brooch. A sign that reads "One mile above sea level" appears on the bottom step.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Olin Whittenberg]

Description: Photograph of Olin Whittenberg taken from the chest up. He is wearing a lightly hued collared shirt with a scroll work design over his right breast pocket. Handwritten notes on the reverse side of the photo note that he is the brother of Mary Whittenberg and the son of Dubose Whittenberg.
Date: May 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Woman in a Dark Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing for a portrait. She has curly hair and wears a dark dress that is adorned with flowers. She leans on a round end table. A painted backdrop featuring a decorated lamp pole and vegetation appears behind her. Information regarding the photographer, W. L. Elrod, is written across the bottom of the photo and on the reverse side.
Date: [1882..1907]
Creator: W. L. Elrod
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of John M. Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Sr. from the torso up. He is wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, a lapel button, and a dark tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wilcox Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Ellington, Ann Whittenberg, and Ann Gannaway Standing in Front of a Ravine]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Ellington, Ann Whittenberg, and Ann Gannaway standing together in front of a rocky ravine that is topped with trees. Ellington wears a hat, jacket, and high collared shirt. Whittenberg wears a dark dress and holds up a few of its lower ruffles. Gannaway is wearing a striped blouse and dark skirt while holding a hat in front of her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Quincy and John Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of James Quincy Sharpe and John M. Sharpe posing together for a portrait. The young boys are wearing dark jackets, shorts, stockings, and shoes. Quincy sits on a stool with an armrest. John stands with his hand on Quincy's shoulder. A typed note on the reverse side of the photo indicates their dates of birth and death.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of John Sharpe]

Description: Photograph of John Sharpe wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and a striped necktie. His thinning hair is slicked down to his scalp.
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph

[Biography of Dudley H. Snyder]

Description: Biography of Dudley Snyder, a cattle rancher and businessman. This handwritten paper includes his birth in Mississippi, early businesses, and time on the Chisholm Trail.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sharpe, John McKee, Sr.
Item Type: Paper

[Photograph of Men Standing in a Road in Florence, Texas, 1888]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing together on a road in the town of Florence, Texas. Numbers beside individuals, buildings, and animals correspond to numbers on the back of the photo that identifies the subject. A handwritten note on the back indicates that the camera was facing north.
Date: 1888~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Ike and Suzie Brown]

Description: Photograph of Ike and Suzie Brown standing outside in front of tall plants. They are standing alone in separate photos that have been spliced together. Ike is bald and wears a white shirt. Suzie wears eyeglasses and a dark dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Woman Named Mary]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Creator: D. C. Burnite
Item Type: Photograph