Men and women pose outside the frame "D.R. Smith General Merchandise, Post Office" building in La Jara (Conejos County), Colorado; some are identified: Aunt Ella, Uncle John and Mrs. Bancroft. The women wear hats with feathers, gloves, and dresses with fitted bodices, ruffles, box pleats, or draped pleats that fall from the waist. One woman holds a parasol. One man wears a suit with probably a tweed jacket.