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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis