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Ellis County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ellis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, oil and gas wells, drilling locations, and railroads. A legend indicating producing wells, drilled wells, gas wells, and abandoned wells is included in the lower-right corner of the map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1900..1925]
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County: Index]

Description: This index contains the tables of contents for volumes 1 through 19 of the Texas Genealogical Records of Ellis County.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

[Portrait of Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of Lena Beck as a young woman. She is wearing post-Victorian era clothing, which includes a high-collared dress and an elaborate hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Amanda Harp Beck]

Description: Photograph of Amanda Louise Harp Beck, mother of Roy Elmer Beck and wife of William Franklin Beck. She is a middle-aged woman clad in austere post-Victorian era clothing. She has her hair tied in a knot on top of her head.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Amanda Harp Beck]

Description: Photograph of Amanda Louise Harp Beck, a woman dressed in austere post-Victorian era clothing. A handwritten note on the back of the photo states that she is the mother of Roy Elmer Beck and the wife of William Franklin Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of a teenage Lena Beck, a young woman wearing a high-collared top with an overcoat. Her curly hair is pulled back in an updo. A handwritten note on the back of the photo reveals that she is the sister of Roy Elmer Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of a Young Lena Beck]

Description: Photograph of a young Lena Beck, posed for a portrait in a studio setting. She is wearing a long-sleeved striped dress and boots. Her hand is resting on a piece of furniture draped in a tapestry. A handwritten note on the back states that she is the sister of Roy Elmer Beck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ridling, N. G.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Euna Beck]

Description: Photograph of a young Euna Beck dressed in a frilly white dress with her hair tied back in a big fabric bow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[William Beck and Others in a Garden]

Description: Photograph of William Franklin Beck, on the far right, standing in a garden with two other individuals, an elderly woman and a young boy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Funeral Notice for William Franklin Beck]

Description: Printed card announcing the funeral for William Franklin Beck, who was born January 11, 1853 and died February 20, 1933. The service was held at a Methodist church in Midlothian, Texas, and the interment was at Midlothian Cemetery.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of William Franklin Beck]

Description: Photograph of William Franklin Beck, an elderly man wearing a suit jacket, a shirt, and tie. A handwritten note on the back identifies him as Roy Elmer Beck's father.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The William Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of three generations of the William Franklin Beck family, posed for a picture together. The grandchildren are knelt on the first row, while the older members of the family stand behind them. William Franklin Beck, the family patriarch is standing on the far right of the second row. Other individuals include Elizabeth Howell Beck, Euna Beck, W. Earl Beck, and Leona Dodgen Beck (who is holding a child)and Hattie Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The William Beck Family Women]

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing together outdoors. They are all a part of the William Franklin Beck family. Pictured are: Lucy Lane Beck, Hattie Beck, Elizabeth "Bessie" Howell Beck, Leona Dodgen Beck, Euna Beck, and two unknown women.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Roy Elmer Beck]

Description: Photograph of a young Roy Elmer Beck, a young man dressed in jacket, a vest, a shirt and a tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Young Members of the Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of a group of children sitting together beside an automobile. They are the youngest members of the Beck family, and are descendants of William Franklin Beck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Young Members of the Beck Family]

Description: Photograph of the grandchildren of William Franklin Beck. There are six children in total, but only five of them are visible. Most of them are perched on the up-step of an automobile, while one of the children is standing alone in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Car Waiting at Railroad Tracks]

Description: Photograph of a car waiting at a railroad crossing next to a brick building with a red roof.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Ellis County Office Building]

Description: Photograph of several cars parked in front of the Tax Assessor Collector building in Ellis County, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Detail of Windows]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of windows on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There are carved lions' heads on either side of the windows.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of a railroad depot in front of railroad tracks in Ellis County, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Carving of a Lion]

Description: Photograph of a carving of a lion on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of a brick railroad depot with a red roof in Ellis County, Texas. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell