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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

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
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
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
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
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Two Small Girls with Flowers

Description: Photograph of two small girls holding flowers. Both are wearing frilly white dresses. The girl on the left side of the photo has long brown curly hair. The girl on the right has short blond hair. They are standing in front of a rose bush that is in front of the porch of a house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

A Boy, Girl and Baby

Description: Studio photograph of three children. On the left side of the photo stands a young girl in a white dress with lace, black stockings and boots and dark hair. On the left side is a small boy with a frilly shirt, short pants, dark stockings and boots, and an over-sized bow pinned to his shirt. Between the boy and girl is an elaborate wicker chair upon which sits a baby boy with blond hair who is wearing a long-sleeved white dress. They are standing on top of cloth and behind them is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Girl in Dress with Bows and Tassels

Description: Photograph of a young woman in a dark dress. The dress is decorated elaborately with bows covering the bottom hem, bust, and cuffs of the sleeves. Around the thigh and knee areas on the dress are three tassels connected together through decorated loops on the dress. She is wearing dark stockings and white shoes with large bows. Her right hand is bent upwards towards her head. She stands on cloth and there is a fake backdrop behind her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum