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[Jeff, George, Oliver, and Lillie Wayes]

Date ca. 1880s
Location Weatherford Texas United States
Dimensions Image: 5 1/2 x 4 in. (14 x 10.2 cm)
Mount: 6 3/8 x 4 3/16 in. (16.2 x 10.6 cm)
Print medium Photo-Albumen silver-Cabinet card

Weatherford, Texas, thirty miles west of Fort Worth, was incorporated in 1859. Its grand architecture attests to its boom-town status in the late nineteenth century. With the arrival of the railroad in 1880, Weatherford became a stop for pioneers heading west. Perhaps the father of Jeff, George, Oliver, and Lillie Wayes worked for the railroad or one of the service industries that sprang up around it.

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Gift of Daniel Cowin, 1990

Feedback Accession No. 390.1990