West Texas vista, from Highway 118

West Texas vista, from Highway 118

Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of hills and greenery in West Texas, taken from Highway 118; the road is visible in the photograph, splitting into two directions from the foreground.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Jeff Davis Co.

Jeff Davis Co.

Date: 1915
Creator: Bramlette, H. M. & McDonald, H. F.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jeff Davis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of names and roads. Scale [ca. 1:426,666] (8000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Photograph of a Dead Tree]

[Photograph of a Dead Tree]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph is focused on the remains of a dead tree, still standing, in a field of dry brush. To the left is shorter tree. In the background there is a small building to the left and a telephone pole; to the right, there are more trees and mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Original prayer tree died from unknown causes."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Bloys Campmeet Pageant

Bloys Campmeet Pageant

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows a large group of people standing in a semi-circle under a tree. The people are all dressed up in fancy clothing or pioneer-style clothing. In the back, there are ten women and one man of various ages, but all relatively young, as well as five young children in the front. It appears to be nighttime. There are several handwritten notes on the back. The first notes give these names: "1. Jean Shannon," "4. Sue Johnson," "5. Chere Livingston," "6. Lois Burns," "10. Sargie Ruth Jones." Additionally, there are notes that say, "Re-enactment" and "Bloys Campmeet Pageant."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
G.F. Crosson in front of Goat Ranch Ruins

G.F. Crosson in front of Goat Ranch Ruins

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of G.F. Crosson in front of what is left of his parents' first adobe home at Goat Ranch, northeast of Fort Davis, Texas. His parents were George and Lizzie Crosson. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
C.F. Crosson in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis

C.F. Crosson in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of G.F. Crosson, son of George Crosson, in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis that served as parents' home while they built a house, upon their arrival in Texas around 1878. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Lizzie Crossen

Lizzie Crossen

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson at age 80, in August 1924, seated out of doors near a picket fence under a tree. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled up. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Mamie Crosson

Mamie Crosson

Date: 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph made in 1898 in El Paso of Mamie Crosson wearing a fancy hat with flowers on it. She also wears glasses. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Lizzie Healy Crosson

Lizzie Healy Crosson

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph made in new Orleans of Lizzie Healy Crosson in 1894. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Union Mercantile Photograph #2]

[Union Mercantile Photograph #2]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Union Mercantile in Fort Davis, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
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