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[Portrait of Girl]

Description: Tintype portrait of an unidentified girl. The girl is seated and wears a dress with vertical stripes. The photograph is housed in a paper matte which is decorated with a filigree pattern. On the reverse of the matte is: T. C. BOLTON, PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY, WACO, TEXAS.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bolton, T. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of Charles Evans, Sr., a middle-aged mustached man wearing a three-piece suit and tie. He is only visible from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Creator: W. D. Jackson Photographic Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Home of Judge William Evans]

Description: Photograph of a Queen Anne-style two-story house that belonged to William Warren Evans. A man and a small child are visible standing on the porch steps. The man is believed to be William Warren Evans' father, William George Evans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of William Warren Evans]

Description: Photograph of William Warren Evans, a mustached man wearing a three-piece suit. He is only visible from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Nannie Sleeper Evans]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans, a woman with curly upswept hair, wearing austere, high-collared clothing. She is only visible from the chest up. Handwritten notes on the back read, "My mother Nannie C. Sleeper Evans married Charles Evans Feb. 14, 1880."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Sarah Elizabeth Evans]

Description: Photograph of Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Evans, a young woman with shoulder-length hair, dressed in a prim dress trimmed in lace. She is seated on a chair and is resting one arm on the chair's arm while her other rests in her lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of Charles Evans, Sr., a middle-aged man with a mustache, wearing a suit, shirt and bow tie. He is only visible from the waist up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Home of Charles Evans, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of a Greek Revival-style two-story house at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas. It belonged to Charles Evans, Sr. and Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans. The property is covered in snow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Nannie Sleeper Evans]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans, a woman with curly upswept hair, wearing high-collared Edwardian-era style clothing. She is only visible from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of John Todd Willis, Jr.]

Description: Portrait of John Todd Willis, Jr. as a baby. He wears a white garment. The photograph is housed in a decorative thermoplastic case with SMITH on the lower border of both halves of the case, an embossed velvet cushion, a traditional brass matte, and brass hinges. John Todd Willis, Jr. was born on May 17, 1921 in Waco, Texas, the son of John Todd Willis, Sr. and Nannie Clara Evans Willis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Evans Family Relaxing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of Nancy Caroline Sleeper Evans surrounded by her granddaughters, Elizabeth, Frances, and Ruth Evans, who are all of similar age. They are seated in the grass with toy dolls, just outside the Evans family home at 2100 Colcord Avenue in Waco, Texas.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Sleeper Family Women]

Description: Photograph of the women of the Sleeper family, posed for a portrait together on the porch of their family home in Waco, Texas. Seated on the front row from left to right is Pattie Markham Sleeper, Isadore Elizabeth Causey Sleeper, and Clorinda Sleeper Morgan. Standing behind them are Mrs. Simpson Ridley Stribling and Mrs. Stribling.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Nannie Sleeper Evans]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Caroline Sleeper Evans, a young woman wearing a high-collared ensemble with a lace bib in the style of 19th century American West clothing. Her hair is swept back with a crown set atop her head.
Date: unknown
Creator: W. D. Jackson Photographic Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Evans Family at Home]

Description: Photograph of the Evans family posed on the porch steps of their house in Waco, Texas. Standing in the top row wearing an apron are Sarah (AKA Sallie) Isabel Baker Evans and her husband William George Evans. Also pictured on the left are Charles Evans, Jr., Sarah Elizabeth Evans, William Warren Evans, Lillian Evans (as an infant), and Rosa Johnson Evans. On the right are two young brothers Harold and John Sleeper and their mother Maria Evans Sleeper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Maria Evans Sleeper]

Description: Photograph of Maria Evans Sleeper, a woman with short, curly hair, dressed in a high-collared ensemble. She is only visible from the chest up. A handwritten note on the back reveals that she was the mother of Harold and John Sleeper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Maria Evans Sleeper]

Description: Photograph of Maria Evans Sleeper, a young woman with shoulder-length hair, dressed in a prim but youthful ensemble. Her arms are folded in front of her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Sarah Baker Evans]

Description: Photograph of Sarah Isabel Baker Evans, a middle-aged woman wearing austere clothing. According to accompanying information, she was also known as Sallie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[A Young Girl in a Goat-Drawn Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a toddler-aged Hester M. Beck, riding a goat-drawn carriage. She is holding the reins to the goat's harness. The Angora goat has horns and a long, fluffy coat.
Date: October 18, 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Hester Beck at North Waco Elementary]

Description: Photograph of a young Hester M. Beck, sitting near the steps in front of North Waco Elementary. Just behind her, the door to the building is open.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Hester Beck]

Description: Photograph of a teenage Hester M. Beck. She is wearing floral-patterned clothing and her curly hair is shoulder-length.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Grade School Portrait of Hester Beck]

Description: Photograph of Hester M. Beck when she was in the fifth grade at North Waco Elementary. She is dressed in a gingham button-up shirt and her hair is styled in a short haircut. The photo has been tinted.
Date: 193u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Hester M. Beck]

Description: Portrait of Hester M. Beck as a child. Hester is seated on a bench and plays with a small toy dog. She wears a white dress with lace detailing and boots. Her eyes are closed. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is: Hester Beck Willis, daughter of Roy Elmer and Bessie Beck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis