Nellie Ruth Crain

Nellie Ruth Crain


Photo Collection


CRAIN, NELLIE RUTH, COLLECTION

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Pine Tree Inn, Bogalusa, Louisiana. Copied from a postcard.

2 1906 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Court House, Covington, Louisiana. Copied from a postcard.

3 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Pearl River School House.

4 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Warren W. Seal Store in Varnado, Louisiana.

5 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

6 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

7 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Three different views of John Jeff Willis’s house in Pearl River, Louisiana. John Jeff Willis is Nellie Ruth Crain’s grandfather.

8 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

House in Pearl River, Louisiana.

9 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

H. J. Willis Store in Pearl River, Louisiana.

10 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

John Jeff Willis on a horse. John Jeff Willis is Nellie Ruth Crain’s grandfather.

11 1915 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Small boy, Walter E. Sullivan, in costume commemorating Battle of New Orleans.

12 ca. 1911 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Mr. & Mrs. Warren W. Seal’s house. Family on the porch.

13 ca. 1898 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

Group of children posed in front of one-room school house in Pearl River, Louisiana. The boy on the tricycle is Nellie Ruth Crain’s daddy.

14 Oct. 1914 3 x 5 3 color copy print 35mm color (2)

Mr. & Mrs. J. F. Willis taken in front of hotel in Mandeville, Louisiana.

15 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 color copy print 35mm color

St. Joe Brick Works, Schneider Brother’s Proprietors, Pearl River, Louisiana.

CRAIN, NELLIE RUTH, COLLECTION-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

16 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Young girl and a dog posed beside a stool.

17 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Young boy on a horse.

18 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Mrs. W. F. Stewart and daughter in a boat on the water with a dog. There is a hill in the background.

19 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two women and a young girl posed beside a house.

20 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A woman posed in front of a house.

21 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A woman standing beside a railroad track. The initials J. F. W. are on bottom right of picture.

22 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Woman in a hat standing in front of a picket fence.

23 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Woman in a hat standing in front of a picket fence.

24 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two women posed sitting on top of cut firewood.

25 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two women posed leaning against a railing.

26 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Three women in big hats standing in front of a picket fence. A building is in the background.

27 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Four women with bows in their hair and long dresses standing in front of a building.

28 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Man and woman standing in an open field.

29 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Man dressed in a costume. He has a beard and is wearing a cap and is holding a knife and a rifle. "The King of Honey Island, Louisiana," is written on back of picture.

CRAIN, NELLIE RUTH, COLLECTION-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

30 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two men standing on top of a pile of sand or sawdust.

31 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two men, one on top of pile of sand or sawdust and the other one standing in front of it.

32 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Four men sitting on top of something with a pile of stones at their feet.

33 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Five men sitting on the ground in an open field playing cards. All have on suits, ties, and hats.

34 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Twelve men, six standing and six sitting on the ground in an open field. All have on suite, ties, and hats.

35 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Group of men standing in front of a tree.

36 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two men leaning on a wooden bridge railing and two women sitting on the bridge.

37 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A man and woman with a large hat on sitting on the ground in an open field and off in the background are two women standing.

38 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Three women and man sitting on a wooden bridge railing.

39 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Three women and three men standing in front of a picket fence with a building in the background.

40 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A scene of a dirt road with trees on either side of it.

41 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

42 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A train with a loader picking up something. Pix 42 is a closer view.

43 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Train engine with four men standing on it. ****Missing****

44 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Train with five men sitting and one man standing beside it. ****Missing****

CRAIN, NELLIE RUTH, COLLECTION-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

45 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Train at the depot. Several people standing beside the train. The initials J. F. W. on bottom right of the picture. Pearl River written on back of picture.

46 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Train car loaded with large square timbers. One man is beside the car and another man is standing on the car. ** Not in collection**

47 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

A building with lumber scattered in front of it. The building is beside a railroad track. ** Not in collection**

48 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 original B&W print none

Two men standing on some large gears. Another man is standing on the ground. **Not in collection**

49 early 1900s 3 x 5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

A man with a pipe in his mouth holding something in his hand for a dog that is look up at him.

50 early 1900s 3 x 5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

Car on wooden bridge with two men, a woman, and two children standing around the car.

51 early 1900s 3 x 5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

small child holding a watermelon. There is a large house in the background.

52 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Small baby in a wicker baby carriage.

53 early 1900s 3 x 5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

Small child petting a dog at the railroad depot. There is a train in the background.

54 unknown 3 x 5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

Woman and dog with spots standing in front of a store.

55 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Service station.

56 early 1900s 3 x 5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Drug Store with a man, dog, and baby carriage in front of it.

Slide 1--Abita Springs, Louisiana

Slide 2--Road to Madisonville from Covington, Louisiana.

Slide 3--Warren W. Seal.

Slide 4--Mrs. Warren W. Seal, mother of Mrs. A. J. Jones who resides in Bogalusa.

Slide 5--Mrs. Mary Seal Willis, Pearl River, Louisiana, Nellie Ruth Crain’s mother.

Slide 6--John Jeff Will Willis, Pearl River, Louisiana, Nellie Ruth Crain’s grandfather.

CRAIN, NELLIE RUTH, ORIGINALS

Thirty nine (39) B&W portraits of unidentified men, women, and children donated by Nellie Ruth Crain in 1993. They are ca. early 1900s. There are no negatives. Place photographs taken and Photographer unknown.

1 1 x 2½ B&W Oval Print on 2 x 4½ matt

Portrait of an unidentified man wearing a hat.

2 2 x 3 B&W Print on 3 x 4½ matt, Photographer, J. M. House, Gadsden, Alabama,

3 1½ x 2½ B&W Oval Print on 3½ x 4½ matt, Photographer, Henley, Hattiesburg, MS

4 2 x 3 B&W Oval Print on 4 x 5 matt

Portrait of an unidentified man.

5 2 x 4 B&W Print in a 3 x 6 folder

Portrait of a young man.

6 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Portrait of an unidentified man sitting on a roof.

7 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Three adults and two children sitting on the ground beside a house.

8 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Five men, cows, and chickens in front of a house, and a railroad car with U.N.O. & T. __ on it. There is also someone on the porch of the house.

9 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Young woman in a long skirt standing in a garden in front of a fence.

10 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Young woman standing on the steps of a house with her back to the camera. She has a very long braid down her back. There is a young child standing on the porch.

11 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Unidentified man, woman and two children sitting beside a house.

12 3 x 5½ B&W Print on 4½ x 6½ matt

Three men looking at a load of squared off timber on a railroad car.

13 2¾ x 4 B&W Print on a 4¾ x 6½ matt, Photographer, Chas. T. Yenni, N. O., LA

14 3 x 4 B&W Oval Print on 5 x 7 matt

Portrait of a young man.

15 5 x 7 B&W Print

Portrait of a young woman.

16 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women sitting in a tree.

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17 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women and a child standing in some bushes.

18 3¾x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women, a young man and a young child standing outside.

19 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women standing outside.

20 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women and a young child sitting on top of a roof.

21 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Young woman holding a tennis racquet.

22 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women holding tennis racquets and two young boys and a young girl standing outside.

23 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women (one holding a baby), a young man and two young children standing beside a tennis net.

24 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

View of a house and fence.

25 3¾ x 5 B&W Print on 5½ x 6½ matt

Two young women and a young man in a horse-drawn buggy.

26 3 x 5 B&W Print in a 3¾ x 9 folder. Photographer, Gibson Studio, New York

Portrait of a young man sitting in a chair.

27 4 x 5½ B&W Print on 6 x 9 matt. Photographer, A. C. Falor

A nurse standing beside a chair.

28 4 x 5½ B&W Print on 6 x 9 matt. Photographer, A. C. Falor

A nurse sitting in a chair.

29 3¾ x 5¾ B&W Print in a 5¾ x 8 folder. Photographer, Kramer, Vernon, TX

Two young boys, A. Hohues Dorsey, Jr., 5 years old, and Ralph C. Dorsey, 3 years old, sitting on a bench sofa.

30 4 x 5½ B&W Print in a 6¼ x 9¼ folder. Photographer, Walter Studio, Newark, NJ

Young baby sitting in a chair.

31 4¼ x 6½ B&W Print on 6¾ x 10¾ matt

Portrait of a young man.

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32 4¾ x 6¾ B&W Print on 8 x 10 matt

Group of football players.

33 3½ x 6 B&W Oval Print in a 6½ x 11 folder. Photographer, Maurice Pons

Portrait of a young woman.

34 6 x 10 B&W Print in a 6 x 10 folder. Photographer, Root Studio Co, Kimball Hall, Jackson & Wabash, Chicago

35 3¾ x 5¼ B&W Print in a 7¼ x 10 folder. Photographer, Morrison, Chicago

Portrait of a young man.

36 4¼ x 6¼ B&W Print in a 6 x 9¾ folder. Photographer, Edmonston Studio,

Washington, D. C.

37 4 x 6 B&W Print in a 6½ x 11 folder. Photographer, Harper & Lea, Dallas & New Orleans

Portrait of a young woman.

38 4 x 6 B&W Print on a 7½ x 12 matt. Photographer, Kemeny, Newark, NJ

Portrait of a young man.

39 10½ x13½ B&W Print

Portrait of a young woman. ** Not in collection**



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