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[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

[Photograph of Annie Sharpe Beside a Tomb]

Description: 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.
Date: 1927~
Item Type: Photograph

[People Standing Together on a Walkway]

Description: 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.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Annie Sharpe in a Wedding Dress]

Description: 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.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[United Daughters of the Confederacy at a Confederate War Memorial]

Description: 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.
Date: April 26, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lee J. Roundtree]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[John Sharpe Standing by a House]

Description: 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.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Photograph of John M. Sharpe, Jr. with a Parrot]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: R. Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Inez Sharpe]

Description: Postcard from Pharis Whittenberg to Annie Sharpe featuring the image of a young girl wearing a dress and a ribbon in her hair.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Postcard

[Photographs of Sebe and Frances Sharpe]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding Photograph of John M. Sharpe]

Description: 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.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Infant Roy Brown]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Infant John M. Sharpe]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Posing with a Baby]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph