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[Sharpe and Brown Family Having a Picnic]

Description: 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.
Date: August 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of John Sharpe]

Description: 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.
Date: 1935~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Annie Sharpe, Sr. and Mrs. Jim Shaw]

Description: 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."
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Annie Sharpe and Elizabeth Brown Standing in a Yard]

Description: 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.
Date: June 1938
Item Type: Photograph

Pioneering in Southwest Texas

Description: Essay discussing Frank S. Gray's book, "Pioneering in Southwest Texas" and criticizing Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs.
Date: [1933..1938]
Item Type: Paper

[Round Rock Motor Company]

Description: A black and white photograph of a large group of people standing in front of the Round Rock Motor Co. and flanking a dark Ford automobile. The auto bears the words "TWENTY-MILLIONTH" in large white capital letters, with the Ford logo appearing below.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of cousins Ouida Whitefield, Ruby Howland, Grace Smith, and Marie Howland. This picture was taken at the State Fair in Dallas during the Great Depression. The girls are from Andice, TX.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Street Scene Granger]

Description: Black and white photograph of East side Main Street, December 7, 1937, in Granger.
Date: December 7, 1937
Creator: Trlica, Jno. P.
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Parked on a Street in Jarrell]

Description: Photograph of Fred Harrison and 1929 touring car; Harrison home and garage in the background. Jarrell High School in far background. This was located west of the gin. A Coca-Cola sign can be seen in the background of the photograph as well.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph