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 Decade: 1900-1909
Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on Jan. 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas

Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on Jan. 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas

Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Richard C. Daly's account to Harry Warren, Deputy Collector of Customs, on January 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas. Daly arrived in Presidio, Texas, in 1866, after a long stint in the U.S. Army (fought in the Civil War). Daly gives a description of the men, and their wives and children, living in the town during that time.
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Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on January 15, 1907, of Presidio, Texas

Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on January 15, 1907, of Presidio, Texas

Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Richard C. Daly's account to Harry Warren, Deputy Collector of Customs, on January 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas. Daly arrived in Presidio, Texas, in 1866, after a long stint in the U.S. Army (fought in the Civil War). Daly gives a description of the men, and their wives and children, living in the town during that time.
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Schoolchildren in Ruidosa, Texas in 1904

Schoolchildren in Ruidosa, Texas in 1904

Date: 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students at Ruidosa School in 1904. Mr. and Mrs. Middleton are in the background. This photo was included in a research paper by Cynthia Lee Rogers for an American History class at Marfa High School.
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Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

Date: 1903
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Sheriff's posse in Atascosa County, Texas in 1903. The men stand with their rifles in hand, in front of the jail around their prisoner, the bandit "Gomez" who sits in a chair.
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Silvester and Felcita Chavira Wedding Photo

Silvester and Felcita Chavira Wedding Photo

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the wedding of Silvester and Felicita Chavira in Marfa, Texas in 1909. The three groomsmen are: Chico Chavira, Gregorio Vizcaino and Jose Salgado, . The three bridesmaids are: Maria Ordonez, Adela Cordero and Barbarita Montoya. The men wear suits and all of the women have flowers in their hair. This photo was included in a research paper by Evangelina Uranga for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
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Smith and Matilda Casner

Smith and Matilda Casner

Date: c. 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Smith Cook Casner and Matilda Knuell McDonald Casner. He wears a suit and tie and she wears a large hat. This may be a wedding picture; they were married in 1904. This page is part of a 1977 report for a history class at Marfa High School by Jess Evans.
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Students from San Antonio Female College

Students from San Antonio Female College

Date: 1904
Creator: Powell
Description: Photograph of eleven students at San Antonio Female College, Class of 1904. The women wear formal dresses. Blanche Avant is the second from the left in the top row.
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Texas, A Southwest Empire

Texas, A Southwest Empire

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: "Texas, A Southwest Empire" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines and the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad, in 1909. It describes the resources and features of the various areas and counties of Texas such as: the Pan-Handle, Amarillo-Tucumcari Extension, the Western Tip of Texas, Wilbarger and Hardeman Counties, North Texas, Montague County, Wise County, Jack and Young Counties, Grayson County, Lamar County, Dallas and Fort Worth, Swedish Settlements, Trinity and Brazos Valleys, Leon Prairie, Galveston and Houston, the Coastal Plain, Liberty County, Jefferson County, Beaumont, Orange County and Newton County. Includes a map of Texas.
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Texas Sheriff's Association Convention

Texas Sheriff's Association Convention

Date: 1903
Creator: Brack, A.A.
Description: Photograph of a Convention of the Texas Sheriff's Association. A.M. Avant, is second from the right on the front row.
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Texas Sheriff's Association Convention, 1903

Texas Sheriff's Association Convention, 1903

Date: 1903
Creator: Brack, A.A.
Description: Photograph of the 1903 Convention of the Texas Sheriff's Association. A.M. Avant, the President is in the center, his name is written in ink on the photo.
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