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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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

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
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.
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
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
Partner: Marfa Public Library