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Annual Catalog of the Pleasanton High School Term of 1906 and 1907

Description: Annual catalog of the Pleasanton High School for 1906 and 1907. It contains a description of Atascosa County, courses of study for grades one through ten, and features many local advertisements. The name Ben S. Avant is written in pencil on the front cover.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Atascosa County Jail

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.
Date: April 7, 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Deed For Lot No. 1 in Pleasanton]

Description: Letter from F. M. Mansfield and J. N. Murphey to A. G. Martin containing the deed for Lot No. 1 in Pleasanton, Texas. The letter concerns the transferring of a deed for land in Pleasanton, Texas by the First Baptist Church. Also attached to the letter is a form signed by a notary public.
Date: February 26, 1896
Creator: Mansfield, F. M. & Murphey, J. N.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Field Notes of a Survey

Description: Survey report about land in Atascosa County, Texas, for A. M. Avant. The report describes the results of a survey of land situated on the waters of Metah Creek, a tributary of La Parita River, about 12 miles southeast of Pleasanton, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1896
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter From John W. Harris to A. M. Avant]

Description: Letter from John W. Harris to A. M. Avant, Esq., concerning rent for land in Atascosa County. The letter is dated April 24, 1903 and is written on Harris & Rogers Insurance letterhead.
Date: April 24, 1903
Creator: Harris, John W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter From R. Avant to A. M. Avant]

Description: Letter from R. Avant to A. M. Avant. The letter concerns family business and real estate. It is written on Dillard & Avant letterhead and dated September 30, 1906.
Date: September 30, 1906
Creator: Avant, R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Poll Tax Receipt]

Description: Poll tax receipt for $1.75 received from A.M. Avant on January 30, 1908 in Pleasanton, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1908
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Sheriff's Convention

Description: Photograph of participants at a Sheriff's Convention in Lytle, Texas. Women and children look out from a window.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

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.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library