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Ethel's Lock of Hair

Description: Photograph of a page from the Christian family Bible. It shows a lock of Ethel's hair and has this written on it, "This is the first piece of hair that was cut off of little Ethel C.C. Christian's head. Allie wrote it after April 23 1900" This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Tents Under a Tree]

Description: This photograph shows a group of at least four white tents in a field filled with short grass and bushes. Directly in front of the tents is a wire fence with wooden posts. Behind the tents, there is a large tree to the right, with a roof on posts over a group of people. To the left of the people, there is a covered wagon partially visible and possibly a second wagon to the far left of the photograph. In the distance, there are more trees and mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Tents, chuck box, and cook, covered arbor to shade eating area. About 1900."
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

Photo of Lorina Cruz

Description: Photograph of Lorina Cruz on the day of her wedding, June 18, 1900. She wears a dark dress, a white hat and large pearl earrings. She married Delfine Juarez. This photo was included in a research paper by Frankie Quintanas for a history class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: June 18, 1900
Item Type: Photograph

The Crosson Family at Goat Mountain Ranch

Description: Photograph of the Crosson family at the Goat Mountain Ranch in 1901. Pictured L-R, are Lizzie, Johnny, George, Jr., Charlie, and W. W. Davis. The others are unknown. This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in January 1978.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Frank Duncan]

Description: Portrait of Frank Duncan with a dark mustache and wearing a suit. A handwritten message on the back of the photo states that it is a "self made" portrait.
Date: 1901
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Item Type: Photograph

William Edward Bunton, 1901

Description: Photograph of William Edward Bunton as a baby in 1901. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Letter from John W. Harris to A. M. Avant, Esq. The letter concerns blueprints of properties sold and unsold. The letter is on Harris & Rogers Insurance Agents letterhead. The letter is dated January 22, 1901.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Harris, John W.
Item Type: Letter

William Edward Bunton, 1902

Description: Photograph of William Edward Bunting as a young child in 1902. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph

Church History Book III

Description: Book handwritten by Blanche Avant titled, "Church History Book III." The book concerns the history of Christianity during the sixteenth century.
Date: 1902-03-04/1902-04-03
Item Type: Book

Church History: Book IV

Description: Journal written by Blanche Avant titled, "Church History, Book IV," about the history of the Episcopal church. The final pages of the journal contain recipes.
Date: April 5, 1902
Creator: Avant, Blanche

Bunton Family Photo in 1903

Description: Photograph of Bunton family members Bill, Mr. Lucius Bunton, Sr.; Lucius Jr.; unknown; Amy; Emma; Belle; Sam; Joe; Oren; and unknown in 1903. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph

[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

Loula Bunton, 1904

Description: Photograph of Loula Bunton wearing a dark dress with lace collar and cuffs in 1904. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph

Lucius Bunton,Sr. and son 1904

Description: Photograph of Lucius D. Bunton, SR. and his son Lucius Jr. They stand by a horse and buggy in 1904. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of O. C. Dowe]

Description: Portrait of O. C. Dowe in a suit standing behind an elaborately designed chair with a backdrop of a fancy courtyard behind him. Below the picture is printed the name of the photography studio: "Fey & Braunig, Cuiro & Halletsville, Texas."
Date: 1904
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

Schoolchildren in Ruidosa, Texas in 1904

Description: Photograph of students at Ruidosa School in 1904. Mr. and Mrs. Middleton are in the background. This photo was included in a research paper by Cynthia Lee Rogers for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph