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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]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell