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[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

[Blacksmith shop with buggy out front]

Description: Black and white photograph of the blacksmith and wheelwright shop located in the 100 block of Lampasas Street in Round Rock, Texas. "R. TATSCH" is printed on the wooden building. There are several bearded men pictured and several houses in front of the building.
Date: 1880
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 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

[People and a Horse in Front of a Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of John Albert Kimbro and friends in front of blacksmith shop in North Georgetown. John Albert Kimbro is shown in middle of photo. The photograph has writing at the bottom explaining who is in the photo.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jane Fleager]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jane Fleager from the chest up. The elderly woman is wearing a dark dress with metallic buttons, a cameo at her throat, and eyeglasses hanging from the right side of her chest. The reverse side of the photo features a logo for Wilson C. Fox's photography studio. In addition, a handwritten note notes that says Fleager is Annie Whittenberg Sharpe's grandmother.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Fox, Wilson C.
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

[Gathering at political hall]

Description: Photograph of Granger political hall upstairs (Elick Hall) and general merchandise store downstairs. People gathered on all stories and on horses in front of building.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sam Loving With a Horse]

Description: Photograph of Sam Loving of Round Rock ready to be shipped out to Cuba in the Spanish American War in 1898. He was in First Texas, Company E.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Street Granger]

Description: Photograph of Street scene in Granger. Main Street. There is a handwritten note with an arrow that says "my place of business".
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph