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[Photograph of Old Building]

Description: Photograph of an old brick building. Part of the wall in the front of the photograph appears to have disintegrated into a pile of dirt and rock. There are several windows along either side of the building and there is a very small porch at one end. There also appears to be the remains of a second structure off to the right. In the background, a rocky hill covered in desert brush rises up behind the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The H. A. King Ranch

Description: This photograph shows a group of trees in front of several mountains. There appear to be fence posts marking off an area to the right of the photograph. In the foreground there are rocks and ground covered in desert scrub. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read: "The H. A. King Ranch, Musquiz Canon, Jeff Davis County Tx, June 1929 by H. A. King" and "10 miles south of Fr. Davis. Build but [...] and then bought 1883 by Col. Grierson [?] who married Mrs. King (mother of H. A.) after first wife Alice died."
Date: June 1929
Creator: King, H. A.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Byrd Orchard]

Description: This photograph shows a scenic view of the Byrd orchard. In the foreground, there are two fenced-in fields, the corner of one holds several grazing animals. Along the edge of the fence there are trees and what appears to be an irrigation ditch separating those fields from another field and the orchards. On the right of the photograph, there are several buildings, partially obscured by trees. To the left, there appears to be a slope coveered in desert trees and scrub and there are mountains in the background.
Date: 1924
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Comanche Public Square]

Description: Copy negative of the front of a postcard image of a panoramic view of the public square in Comanche, Texas, with the courthouse visible above the rooftops. A handwritten note at the top of the postcard says "Thanks for Harris [...] It is beautiful [...] I had a [...] just like it. Our views [...] come yet. There I am [...] you are old once. Hilda"
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Indian Creek]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of Indian Creek in Comanche, Texas. Two men are on the right bank; one is mounted on a light-colored horse and the other is standing with a hand on the horse's back. A handwritten note across the top says: "Honey. Thank you for the card. As I told you I didn't receive but one. Come again. Another Dublin view. We have no "city" views here but will have soon. Hilda."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Horse Creek Bridge]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of Horse Creek Bridge in Comanche, Texas. A handwritten note at the top of the postcard says: " Will sure visit S'-ville in a short time. Are anxious to see you. Can't you come over soon? Lovingly, E. W."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Stephenville, Texas]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard showing a bird's-eye view of Stephenville, Texas, as seen from the courthouse looking west. The postcard was sent December 9, 1909 and has a handwritten note at the top of the image that says "Come over when you get a chance."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society