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Abstract of Judgement, 1892, Bexar County
Abstract of Judgment for S. Deutsch & Co. vs. T.F. Chapman et als, October 1892 in Bexar County, Texas.
Amy Rawlston L. Bunton, 1893
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.
Atascosa County Jail
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.
The Children's Entertainment
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.
[Deed For Lot No. 1 in Pleasanton]
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.
Eloise Young Briam
Portrait of Eloise Young Briam in 1896. She holds a bouquet of roses.
[Father Brocardus in 1892]
Photograph of Father Brocardus at the Fort Davis Parish. He is wearing a full cassock and a clerical collar.
Father Francisco Maas
Photograph of Father Francisco Maas from the Diocese of San Antonio, 1895. He wears a long cassock and holds a small book.
[Father Franco Mass in full cassock in 1895]
Father Franco Mass in 1895. He was the first parrish priest of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. He is dressed in a full cassock.
[Father Ricardo in the late 1800s]
Father Ricardo in an unnamed parish in the West Texas area, c. 1899.
Field Notes of a Survey
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.
[James B. Gillett in 1894]
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.
[Letter From A. Oppenheimer to A. M. Avant]
Letter to A. M. Avant from A. Oppenheimer concerning a transfer of money. Attached to the letter is a notary public form.
Lizzie Healy Crosson
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.
Lucius Bunton,Sr., 1893
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.
Mamie Crosson
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.
[Rev. William B. Bloys family]
Photograph of the William B. Bloys family.
[Ventura Contreras marriage license]
Marriage license from 1898, joining "Ventura" Contreras and Angelita Madrid in marriage.
William Chandler Burris
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"