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[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

[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

Jack Silver

Description: Story of the experiences of Jack Silver, an American soldier that was missing in action in France following World War I.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Prose fiction

[Photograph of Joanna Troutman]

Description: Photograph of Joanna Troutman as seen from the chest up. She is wearing dark clothes, a metal brooch at her neck, and a dark head covering. The reverse side has a handwritten note saying that she sewed the original Lone Star Flag of Texas.
Date: 1870~
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

[Portrait of James Quincy Sharpe.]

Description: Photograph of James Quincy Sharpe posing for a portrait. He is wearing a high-collared shirt, bow tie, and dark jacket. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that indicates that he was the brother of John M. Sharpe. Typed notes indicate that he died in 1916 following a mill accident and that his daughters were adopted by his brother.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Tintype of Annie Whittenberg]

Description: Photograph of Annie Whittenberg wearing a dark dress and a tall floral hat. She holds an umbrella to her left side. She is standing in front of a backdrop depicting thing trees surrounded by shrubs and leans against a simulated bush. The tintype is mounted in a blue paper frame with red scrollwork in its corners and three concentric red lines around the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Whittenberg]

Description: Photograph of Mary Whittenberg taken from the chest up. She is wearing a dark dress with a satin sheen, a necklace, metal wristwatch, and a ring. Her arms are folded and propped up on surface. Handwritten notes on the reverse side of the photo note that she is the sister of Olin Whittenberg and the daughter of Dubose Whittenberg.
Date: May 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photographic portrait of a woman wearing a ruffled piece of lace around her neck, a dark mantle, and a dark buttoned blouse. Her hair is tied up in a bun. A drawing on the reverse side of the photo contains a drawing of the heads two young women in the middle of a photographer's logo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ferguson, M. M.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Six Young Women]

Description: 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.
Date: 1902
Creator: Wilcox Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of John M. Sharpe]

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