1901 store order of Thomas Crosson sent to Murphy & Walker bank

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Informal order blank used by Thomas Clement Crosson in 1901. The order was sent to Murphy & Walker, a general store and bank located in Marfa, Texas.

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color, 3 2/3" x 5 1/2"

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Creator: Unknown. February 28, 1901.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 181 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Informal order blank used by Thomas Clement Crosson in 1901. The order was sent to Murphy & Walker, a general store and bank located in Marfa, Texas.

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color, 3 2/3" x 5 1/2"

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • February 28, 1901

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 7:56 p.m.

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1901 store order of Thomas Crosson sent to Murphy & Walker bank, letter, February 28, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39807/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.