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[Photograph of Group of People Near a Pond]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of a small body of water. The people are all dressed up, the women in long dresses (mostly white) and hats and the men in dark suits and hats. One or two men are on horseback to the right. At the far right of the photograph, there are several large trees and more trees in the background. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph name a few of the people: "Estelle Bloys," "Ezra Cook," and "Miss Mabel Bloys."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Combination Map of Jeff Davis County and Presidio County]

Description: Blue line print of survey map of portions of Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties in Texas, showing rivers, creeks, towns, boundaries, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. There is also an inset map at the top of the page showing the entirety of Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties, as well as portions of El Paso, Reeves, and Brewster Counties, and the border between Texas and Mexico. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: January 22, 1894
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jeff Davis Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Jeff Davis County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Close up of Big Bend area landscape]

Description: Photograph of a rocky mountain ( part of the Davis Mountain range) behind a line of trees in the Big Bend area of Jeff Davis County, Texas. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "[According to an] Indian legend [...] After the heavens, the earth, and the living creatures had been shaped, the Great Spirit had a great accumulation of rocks and stony material left over. Even the Evil Spirit refused the pile, and so it became the mighty Big Bend of Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Canine artifact]

Description: Photograph of an oval, white soapstone Indian artifact carved with the shape of a small canine. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The first tribe of Indians to be recorded were called the 'Basketmakers.' They quickly faded into the background with the coming of the Jumanos" (pp. 2-3).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library