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Mamie Crosson

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.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Healy Crosson

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.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[James B. Gillett in 1894]

Description: Side profile of Texas Ranger James B. Gillett.He was stationed for most of his life in West Texas and experienced much of the humor that was and is typical of the area.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Children's Entertainment

Description: Small card listing items in a program to entertain children in Marfa, Texas on November 20, 1891. Included are songs, tableaux, drills, and a minuet.
Date: November 1891
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Father Brocardus in 1892]

Description: Photograph of Father Brocardus at the Fort Davis Parish. He is wearing a full cassock and a clerical collar.
Date: 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Father Francisco Maas

Description: Photograph of Father Francisco Maas from the Diocese of San Antonio, 1895. He wears a long cassock and holds a small book.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

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

Description: Letter to A. M. Avant from A. Oppenheimer concerning a transfer of money. Attached to the letter is a notary public form.
Date: 1897-07-6
Creator: Oppenheimer, A.
Item Type: Text
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

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

Amy Rawlston L. Bunton, 1893

Description: Photograph of Amy Rawlston L. Bunton in 1893. She wears a shirt with buttons. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Eloise Young Briam

Description: Portrait of Eloise Young Briam in 1896. She holds a bouquet of roses.
Date: 1896
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lucius Bunton,Sr., 1893

Description: Studio photograph of Lucius Bunton sitting in a chairwearing tall boots in 1993. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

William Chandler Burris

Description: Studio photograph on cabinet card of William Chandler Burris around 1895. Written on the back, "To Anna From 'William Chandler Burris', W.C. Burris Died 7 Feb 12th 1896 Age: 17 yr. 10 mo. and 15 da. Paris, Texas, Born March 28, 1878"
Date: 1895~
Creator: Hudson
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library