Harper-related 1910 - 1930

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Custer Harper sitting on his dad (James Nathaniel Harper) lap, Lawrence Harper (oldest), Great-Grandpa Harper, Grace Harper, Daisy Ellen Wall Harper with Rudel Daisy Harris on her lap;
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Rudel, Grace and Jewel--the picture is on the back of a post card, which is marked 'from Jewel' and to 'Mrs Eunice Hogg.'
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Harper family picture when Rudel was about 13 years old. Front row: Lahoma, Viola, Hazel; second row: Raymond, Mamma, Papa (JN), Lawrence, Nannie (Lawrence's wife); back row: Jewel, Rudel, Grace, Custer. Notes on back: "Eyes Both Blue./1322 West Logan/Mrs. M.A. Harris." and "Mr. JN Harper."
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Rudel and Grace Harper in school picture: Union Spring School, north of Pauls Valley, OK. RDH identified "Our Teacher Miss Wheeler," Maud Earp and Opal Wood on either side of her (4th from right on back row), Alva or Alura Phillips, Zola Phillips; second row: Jewel Jackson, another person RDH thought was Zola P, Grace (2nd from R, not counting Ms. Wheeler); front row: Custer, 4th from right.
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Hazel, Carl, Viola and Lahoma Harper.
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Jewel Jackson, Minyard and Rudel Harris. The circular stamp on the back says "Le Noir & Le Noir Photographers Ponca City, Okla."
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Rudel (fourth from right in back row, leaning forward) and Jewel (second from right on back row) Harper. RDH's note: Our Domestic Class at Pauls Valley High School in 1922 or 23.
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Essie and Rudel--but when and where?
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Note on back: "Myself (Rudel), Grace & Jewel in front of Grace's house in '23." Another note suggests the house is in Pauls Valley.
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"Rudel Harris at Ponca City, beside our first house in 1924 at 921 W. Okla. Just before James Billie was born."
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Rudel, James Billy, & Jewel
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The back of Pic0298 - can anyone read or interpret this? "On P- Crick - we went up near Blackwell in a neighbor Finleys car" ??
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Minyard and Rudel Harris with newborn (Oct 13, 1925), James Billy, who died as an infant (Dec 1925). We think they are in Ponca City. The note says "1322 West Logan, Mrs. MA Harris, Nat'l sc. & colars."
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Newborn (Oct 13, 1925), James Billy Harris, who died as an infant (Dec 1925). I think Grandmother told me Billy was the name of a friend of Papa's.
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Jewel? Harris on the back of a Model T in 1925. Car tag says Ponca City, 1925.
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James Nathaniel and Daisy Wall Harper, parents of Rudel Harper Harris. Taken at Kirby's Studio, Pauls Valley, OK. Ms. Harper was 1/4 Choctaw.
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"Rudel in the park in the south part of Guthrie 1926 or 27"
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"Rudel Harris about 21 years old at Ponca City," which would have made this about 1927.




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