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[Kodak Verichrome film]

Description: Photograph of a rolled film cartridge from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is a Kodak Verichrome roll with a paper casing.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lens on the Linhof Camera]

Description: Photograph of the Linhof camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is focused on the lens on the front of the camera and the section holding it is all silver and has a border around it. The lens has numbered settings and the words "Copal - No.o" on it. It also has
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Top view of the Linhof Camera]

Description: Photograph of the Linhof camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is a top-view of the camera and it has an accordion bellows. The casing for it is a black leather and there is a handle attached on one side.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Front of the Robot II camera]

Description: Photograph of the Robot II camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is the front of the camera, which has a black mottled material as the base and a silver lens casing. There is a silver details around the bottom and the top is also done all in silver. There is a black strap attached to the sides for carrying.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Side of an Anheuser-Busch crate]

Description: Photograph of a crate from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is an Anheuser-Busch crate with St. Louis and the company that made the box printed on the side.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Argus pin, lenses, and cloth]

Description: Photograph of an Argus pin with a photo of Byrd Williams III and two lenses from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. The lenses and pin are resting on top of a folded cloth that has stains and smudges. The pin is engraved at the top with "ARGUS INCORPORATED" and at the bottom with "ANN ARBOR MICH". A small paper section beneath the photograph reads "866".
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cover of the Byrd family photo album]

Description: Photograph of a photo album from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. Its cover is detailed with leaves and vines done in metallic colors and a red bird is highlighted by a rectangle of yellow overlay. There are designs on each corner to strengthen the material and the spine edges are fraying slightly.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Starmite II and Starflash cameras]

Description: Photograph of two cameras from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. They are both from the Kodak Brownie line, a Starmite II and a Starflash camera. The Starflash has a large light attachment at the top and the Starmite has a smaller flash attachment.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kodak pocket camera and Kodak Monitor Six-16 camera back to back]

Description: Photograph of the Kodak Pocket Camera and the Kodak Monitor Six-16 camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. They are resting back to back on the sides of their casing and have their bellows extended. There is a little kick-stand beneath the front covers of both to help hold them up. The Monitor Six-16 also has a handle on its casing.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["Flop House-Altar for Mary (not the Virgin)" shadow box]

Description: Photograph of a shadow box art piece from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is framed in a gray painted wooden box with one compartment. There is a black and white picture of a woman, partially undressed and sitting on a chair by a window, nailed to the box. There is also a preserved gecko pinned to the picture and scribbles on it. The piece was part of The Flop House series by Byrd Williams IV and Elizabeth Mellott.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close up of photos in the Byrd family photo album]

Description: Photograph of pictures in a photo album from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. There are four pictures on the page it is opened to. They are printed in an oval shape and there are slots underneath the cut-out to slide the print into place.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cross holding Mildred the Hamster's skull]

Description: Photograph of Mildred the hamster's skull inside of a box in a metal cross from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. The cross is stamped with circular and crescent designs making flowers and borders. In the center is a glass top on a box with the skull of a hamster inside.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Front of Argus A or AF camera]

Description: Photograph of either an Argus AF or Argus A camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is the front of the camera, which is a black mottled material with three black stripes coming out from the lens. The lens is set into a silver base and has magnification details and the name of the camera on the front. The viewfinder is in the center and there are two silver parts on the top of the camera.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Byrd Photo Service invoice and abacus]

Description: Photograph of an abacus and invoice sheet from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. The invoice is typed with a typewriter and has the name "Williams" written at the top. The abacus is on top of the paper and looks hand-made with wooden pieces, nails, wires strung through it, and white and brown beads separated into seven on each.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mildred the Hamster's box]

Description: Photograph of a box holding Mildred the dead hamster from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. There is a golden clasp holding it closed and a label on the top reads "'Mildred' 1967-1969 Dead Hamster Inside My Girl".
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lens of the Hasselblad 500 C]

Description: Photograph of the lens on the Hasselblad 500 C camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is viewed from above and has a plate on the side that reads "500 C Made in Sweden by Victor Hasselblad".
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Proof stamp]

Description: Photograph of a stamp from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It was used at the Byrd Photo Service and reads "PROOF". There is a metal attachment in the shape of a loop on one side of the wooden handle.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Family artifacts in an Anheuser-Busch crate]

Description: Photograph of artifacts in a crate from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is an Anheuser-Busch crate with St. Louis and the company that made the box printed on the side. The box is filled with family artifacts, including bags, satchels, boxes, and a ruler.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Front of the Robot II camera with a strap]

Description: Photograph of the Robot II camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is the front of the camera, which has a black mottled material as the base and a silver lens casing. There is a silver details around the bottom and the top is also done all in silver. There is a black strap attached to the sides for carrying.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Shadow box art piece]

Description: Photograph of a shadow box art piece from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is framed in a gray painted wooden box with three separate compartments. The first has a sepia toned picture nailed down in it, the second has moths pinned in flight and strings crisscrossing the space, and the third is stuffed with a pale printed fabric. The piece was part of The Flop House series by Byrd Williams IV and Elizabeth Mellott.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Open compartments in puzzle box]

Description: Photograph of a secret puzzle box from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. There are geometric patterns laid out on the side and on the top is a scene of a boat on a lake and a building on the shoreline with mountains and a large tree in an Asian style. The image is surrounded by square and triangle geometric shapes. The pieces are all pulled apart to open the secret compartment with papers inside of it. There is also a flower painted onto the top of the secret compartment's lid.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kodak pocket camera and Kodak Monitor Six-16 camera]

Description: Photograph of the Kodak Pocket Camera and the Kodak Monitor Six-16 camera from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. They are resting on the side of the casing and have their bellows extended. There is a little kick-stand beneath the front cover to help hold them up. The Monitor Six-16 also has a handle on its casing.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Croix de Guerre WWI medal]

Description: Photograph of a medal from the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection, held by UNT Special Collections. It is the French Croix de Guerre from WWI. It has a red and green striped cloth with a bronze palm frond on it to signify that it was given to someone in the army. The bronze cross is hanging below it and has two swords crossed behind it and the bust of a young woman wearing a Phrygian cap to signify the French Republic.
Date: July 20, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections