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Atascador

Atascador

Date: 1911~
Creator: Atascador Land Company
Description: Pamphlet advertising real estate and agri-business in an "All American Colony in Mexico" called Atascador. Land was offered at $12.50 - 25 per acre.
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Atascosa County Courthouse and Jail

Atascosa County Courthouse and Jail

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a the Atascosa County courthouse and jail. Note on the back says "...A.M. Avant - Sheriff - rt. foreground - large white hat"
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Atascosa County Jail

Atascosa County Jail

Date: April 7, 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Atascosa County Jail. Unidentified individuals stand outside the building. A horse and carriage stand in the street beside the building.The jail was torn down in the 1950's.
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Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Date: March 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium.
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August Briam

August Briam

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of August Briam at age 27. He was the oldest son of Louis and Antonio Briam. He has a large mustache.
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Aunt "Lissie" Pertle

Aunt "Lissie" Pertle

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Aunt Melissa "Lissie" Bryant Pertle, daughter of Dock Bryant. Here she is 88 years old, seated next to her great granddaughter Judy Wallace in 1968. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
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An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Cordero, Jesus Manuel
Description: This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.
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Autographed Photo of Pilots Jimmie Mattern and Bernie Griffin

Autographed Photo of Pilots Jimmie Mattern and Bernie Griffin

Date: 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: Autographed photograph of pilots Jimmie Mattern and Bernie Griffin, prior to their attempt to fly around the world. The trip was funded by D.W. Bryant.
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Automobile Outside Horse Creek Canyon School

Automobile Outside Horse Creek Canyon School

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Horse Creek Canyon School. An automobile is outside the building. 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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[Automobiles in Circle]

[Automobiles in Circle]

Date: October 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of dozens of automobiles arranged in a circle in a field during a rodeo in Alpine, Texas. In the circle are two men on horseback and one man on foot. The Sul Ross College building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Scene Alpine, Oct 1924."
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