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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 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 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 Annie Sharpe in a Snowy Yard]

Description: 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.
Date: January 14, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Tintype Portrait of Reverend J. A. B. Whittenberg]

Description: Tintype portrait of Reverend J. A. B. Whittenberg of a paper mat. He is wearing a dark vest and coat and has a bushy beard. His cheeks have been tinted pink. The paper mat has a red outline with stylized shapes in the corners and red lines around the ovular portrait.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Questionnaire About Andrew Mather's Life]

Description: Text containing a questionnaire filled out by Andrew Mather of Gabriel Hills, Texas. Contains information including his birth date, his spouse, children, his service as a Texas Ranger, and his experiences with Native Americans.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mather, Andrew
Item Type: Text

[Photograph of Infant John M. Sharpe, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of infant John M. Sharpe, Jr. standing with a chair. He is wearing a lightly hued jacket with a belt and mantle, stockings, and open shoes. The reverse side of the photo's grey mat has a handwritten note that says he was born on April 27, 1913.
Date: June 1914
Creator: R. J. Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[John Sharpe Standing on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of John Sharpe leaning against a wooden chair and standing on the back porch of Rose Whittenberg's house. He is wearing a hat, jacket, and a necktie tucked into a waistcoat.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph