Saturday March 9th 1889: Unable to sleep in the cool of the morning, Mr. Ellison walks into the dark of his store with candle in hand and contemplates each man’s role in this life.

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Friday March 8th 1889: Having walked directly from Mr. Pratt’s store, the young man stands at the corner of Fourth and D streets, looks down at his order, and crumples the paper in his hands.

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Monday February 11th 1889: Dr. Wells’ son feels unrivaled joy upon the receipt of the materials with which he will construct his grand artwork reflecting on his father’s (and his future) profession.

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