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Dinner party at the William H. Cecil home in Harrison, Arkansas, circa 1900.

Dinner party at the W. H. Cecil home, Boone County, circa 1900. Boone County Library/Mrs. Frank Dickey Collection

The lender of this photo was unable to provide any information other than what is noted above. We believe W. H. Cecil is William Harrison Cecil, (1854-1941). The 1900 Boone County census lists a William H. Cecil family living in Harrison, with William Cecil's occupation being that of a "general merchant."

A memorial page and obituary for William Harrison Cecil is included on Find A The obituary notes that at one time in Cecil's career, he was "perhaps Harrison's wealthiest citizen."

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