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Girls and Dolls

Description: Photograph of a row of eleven small girls all holding dolls. Every girl wears a dress, one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. A grown woman in a dark print dress stands behind them with a microphone. Behind her is a tree and metal building.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Girls and Dolls

Description: Photograph of nine small girls holding dolls. They are standing on a stage with a tree and a metal building behind it. Each girl wears a dress and one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. Behind the girls on the right hand side of the photo is a smiling woman holding a microphone and wearing a dark print dress. In the foreground are the backs of two children's heads and the backside of a grown woman in a dark dress and feathered hat.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren and their teacher at the Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897. There are nineteen boys, ten girls and one teacher. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with large collars and the girls are wearing dresses, some with pinafores. The teacher is seated in the center on the first row and is wearing a blouse with puffy sleeves, a belt and a long skirt. Behind the group is a building with wooden shutters.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Description: Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lou Beall-Sawyer Blanton, Byrd Ellis and Other Women

Description: Photograph of six women and one small girl standing in front and on the stoop of a large building with a porch and hanging plants. Three of the women and the girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three women are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. One woman is wearing a bow tie and another is wearing a hat. Written on the photograph is "Mother" above the woman second from the left and "Aunt Byrd" second from the right.
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Jessie Belle Blanton and John Robert Blanton

Description: Studio photograph of Jessie Belle Blanton (seated) and John Robert (Jack) Blanton (standing) as children. Both children are wearing white dresses with dark stockings and boots. Jessie Blanton has two bows in her hair. Embossed on the bottom of the mat is, "H.D. Scott, Dallas, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Scott, H.D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Description: Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".
Date: August 30, 1894
Creator: Works
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Lou Beall Sawyer and Her Father William E.P. Sawyer

Description: Tintype of William E.P. Sawyer (seated) and his daughter Lou Beall Sawyer (standing). He is wearing a suit with a vest, collared shirt, hat and watch chain and he has a beard. She is wearing a light-colored dress and dark boots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Will and Lena Ellis with an Unidentified Girl

Description: Photograph of Will and Lena Ellis and an unidentified girl. Will Ellis is seated on the left side of the frame in a tweed suit and white collar with his dark hair parted on the side. There is a young woman seated next to him and one standing behind them both, in the center. Both girls are wearing collared dresses with brooches pinned at the neck and both have their dark hair pulled back. The girl in the center has a bow in her hair. There is a backdrop in the background. Printed in the lower left-hand corner of the mat is, "Leffler, Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Leffler
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Description: Photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton in a playful photograph with five other women and a young girl. The women are in a row from tallest to shortest with their hands around each other's waists except for Ms. Blanton who is holding the hand of the woman in front of her who's other hand is on her forehead. Three of the women and the young girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. The woman fifth from the front is wearing a bow tie and the woman in the front is wearing a sash around her neck. In the background is a tree and a large house. Written below the photograph, underneath the second woman from the right in the black dress is an arrow and the name, "Lou Beall".
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Fannie, Ivin, Will and Jerry Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of siblings Fannie, Ivin, Will and Jerry Ellis. The smallest boy is wearing a skirt boots and jacket and is seated in the center on a pedestal and Fannie is on his right. She is wearing a dark dress, boots and jacket with a large necklace. The boy on the right side of the frame is wearing dark pants, jacket and boots and the tallest boy is wearing a dark suit with a bow tie and his hand is on the standing boy's shoulder. In the background is a fake background. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Fannie Ellis Ivin Ellis Will Ellis Jerry Ellis".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Beall Sawyer with Classmates

Description: Studio photograph of four young women in large identical dark dresses. Beall Sawyer is seated on the left and holding an object with the woman next to her. The other two girls are standing behind them with their hands on Ms. Sawyer's shoulders. They are on top of a rug and in front of a fake backdrop. Written twice on the photograph around Ms. Sawyer is, "Beall Sawyer". Printed beneath the photograph on the mat is, "Swartz 705 Main St., Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Alta Beall Blanton and a Dog

Description: Photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a young girl with her arms around a large dog. She has blond hair and is wearing a light-colored dress and dark shoes. In the background is a screen door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Georgia Hewson

Description: Studio portrait of Georgia Hewson from the bust up. She is wearing a high-collared lace dress with a dark pin in the center of the neck. Her dark hair is pulled back with a braid and a large white bow. She is smiling.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Georgia Hewson at Hewson Drug Store

Description: Photograph of a young Georgia Hewson seated on a stool inside Hewson Drug Store in Orange, Texas. She is holding a parasol and is wearing a white dress, hat, and dark stockings. There are five other stools surrounding a counter. Behind the counter stands a boy in suspenders and a bow tie. He has his hand propped on a machine which is next to a shelf full of labeled bottles. On the wall are framed paintings and a thermometer.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Children Playing Crack the Whip

Description: Photograph of six children playing the game "Crack the Whip". There are four boys wearing newsboy caps and two girls wearing bonnets. Two of the boys are wearing vests, and one wears a tie. One of the girls is wearing a checkered dress and the other is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. In the background are several trees and bushes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Grace Reeves and Her Students

Description: Photograph of ten girls and thirteen boys with teacher Grace Reeves standing behind them. All of the girls are wearing skirts and dresses and standing. Two of the boys are standing and the rest are seated cross-legged on the ground. Behind the group is a slide and behind that is a chain-link fence and trees. Written at the bottom of the photograph is, "To A Wonderful Teacher we love - Second Grade, 1963-1964."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Henderson School Class

Description: Photograph of the old Henderson School class. There are thirty-five children, boys and girls, and one teacher who wears a skirt, belt and blouse. The little girls wear dresses and the little boys wear knickers. The boys in the front row are barefoot. Some of the children wear jackets and some hold textbooks. They are all standing on the stairs of the school that has large rails.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

School Children in 1894

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-five schoolchildren posed with their female teacher. There are fourteen girls and eleven boys. The girls wear dresses, four wear pinafores, and one has bows in her hair. The boys wear knickers with jackets and large collars. The school teacher wears a black dress. Behind the group is dark open doorway and a shuttered window.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Hazel Reeves Elliott and Grace Reeves

Description: Studio portrait of Grace Reeves (seated) and Hazel Reeves Elliott (standing). Both girls wear white lace dresses with black stockings. They both hold dolls that wear white dresses and black bows. Hazel's hair is pulled back with a bow. Grace is seated on a carved wooden chair that has a large piece of fur on the seat. There is a rug on the floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Cleopatra Houston

Description: Photograph of Cleopatra Houston. She is wearing a dark skirt and light-colored top. She is leaning back and laughing. She is standing on a porch and there is a wooden shutter behind her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Graduating Class

Description: Photograph of fourteen women and two men in graduation caps and gowns. Six of the women are seated.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Mauriceville Home Economics Class

Description: Photograph of the Mauriceville Home Economics class. There are twenty-four young girls sitting or standing outdoors in front of many trees. They are wearing long white aprons and white bonnets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Mother and Daughter Portrait

Description: Studio photograph of a woman holding a small girl. They are both wearing dark dresses with puffed sleeves and both have dark curled hair. The woman wears a necklace and earrings and the girl wears a pin. The woman's hair is held up with a hair pin.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum