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Name McCrary & Branson
Other names Frank McCrary
Lloyd Branson
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Knoxville, Tennessee
Occupation photography
cartes de visite
painting
portraiture
Role Photographer

Associated Records

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.2

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.2

"Mrs. Frank H. McClung," cabinet card, c. 1866-1881, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Photographic portrait of Eliza McClung wearing a miniature portrait of a man at her neck. Embossed into cardstock below image: McCrary & Branson (logo with painter's palette and brushes) Knoxville Cabinet card was found loose in the album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. bust, dress, Civil War, hair, ornamentation, memento

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.5

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.5

"Lizzie Reis," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Embossed into cardstock below image: McCrary & Branson (logo with painter's palette and brushes) Knoxville On reverse, printed in gold on black cardstock: McCrary and Branson, (large drawing of three story city building with horse and carriage in front of building) Photograph and Portrait Artists, No. 130 Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Lizzie Reis

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.14

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.14

"Lawson McGhee," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. On reverse, stamped in black ink: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn. On reverse, handwritten in pencil, top edge: Lawson McGhee

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.9

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.9

"Margie McGhee," 1877, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed on back in red ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. On back, handwritten in ink: May each (illegible) Christmas bring / back to your heart its youthful stirring / and bring you (illegible) / this happy home that has (illegible), this is the wish of your (illegible), Margie / Dec. 25, 1877 Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Margie McGhee

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.10

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.10

"Mollie Love," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, hand-colored photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed below image: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Miss Mollie Love

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.11

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.11

"Minnie Heck," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed on back: (line drawing of a plant sitting on a table with a scalloped banner containing the photographers' names) McCrary & Branson, / Photographers, / Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Miss Minnie Heck

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.13

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.13

"Lawson McGhee," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph with hand coloring by McCrary & Branson. Printed on reverse, in red ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Lawson McGhee

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.18

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.18

"Lizzie Woodward," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed on reverse, in red ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Lizzie Woodward

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.19

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.19

"Nannie (?) Buckwell," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed below image in gold ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Nannie (slightly illegible) Buckwell

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.24

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.24

"Will E. Williams," c. 1866-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed below image, in red ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Will E. Williams

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.31

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.31

"Dr. B. G. Simmons, Mollie Bitterton, and Frank H. McClung, Jr.," Spring 1884, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed below image, in gold ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville. On reverse, handwritten in pencil: Spring 1884. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Dr. B. G. Simmons - Mollie Bitterton - F. H. McClung

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.32

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.32

Group portrait (Frank H. McClung, Jr. and others), c. 1879-1900, cabinet card, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed on reverse, in gold ink: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten on reverse, in pencil: Left / F. H. McClung / Lawson McGhee Right / F. C. Bearden / Ella Wicks [Sitters are identified differently in handwritten note on photo album - see note below.] Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Rosa Bowie - Welcker Park - F. H. McClung - Emma Bowie Photographer: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn.

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.38

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.38

"Annette McMillan-Hall," c. 1874, carte de visite, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Printed on reverse, in red ink: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. Carte de visite was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Annette McMillan-Hall

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.7

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.7

"Thompson A. McClung," cabinet card, c. 1850-1899, photograph by McCrary and Branson. Stamped on back, in gold: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.170. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Thompson A. McClung.

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.22

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.22

"Dora Cobb of Alabama," cabinet card, c. 1880-1903, photograph by McCrary and Branson. Printed on back, in gold ink: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.170. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Dora Cobb of Ala.

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.56

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.56

"Lee McClung," cabinet card, 1875, photograph by McCrary and Branson. Portrait of Lee McClung as a young boy (born March 26,1870). On back, handwritten in pencil: Lee McClung Below image, printed (in red): McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.170. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Lee McClung b. Mar. 26 1870

Image of Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.8

Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.8

"S. G. Heiskell," cabinet card, c. 1890-1899, photograph by McCrary & Branson. On back, handwritten in black ink: Very Truly , &c, S. G. Heiskell Cabinet card was inserted in album 1986.13.1.

Image of Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.16

Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.16

"Sebe (?) Galbraith," cabinet card, c. 1866-1900, photograph by McCrary & Branson. Portrait of a man with light hair and a moustache, wearing a high-buttoned coat. Printed below image: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville. Cabinet card was inserted in photo album 1986.13.1. Handwritten on the album page, above the image, in pencil: Sebe Galbraith / old home / Dr. Brumley home

Image of Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.32

Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.32

Unidentified woman with her hair tightly curled on top of her head, carte-de-visite, c. 1850-1900, photograph by McCrary & Branson. ;She is wearing a dark-colored, high-collared dress with a brooch fastened at her throat. On back, printed in gold ink: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn. Carte-de-visite was inserted in album 1986.13.1.

Image of Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.33

Photograph Collection - 1986.13.2.33

Unidentified man with mustache and short beard, carte-de-visite, c. 1850-1900, photograph by McCrary & Branson. The man is wearing a wide-lapelled coat and dark tie. On back, printed in black ink: McCrary & Branson / Knoxville, Tenn. Carte-de-visite was inserted in album 1986.13.1.