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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

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: June 1887
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jeff Davis Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jeff Davis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of names and roads. Scale [ca. 1:426,666] (8000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Bramlette, H. M. & McDonald, H. F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of a Dead Tree]

Description: This photograph is focused on the remains of a dead tree, still standing, in a field of dry brush. To the left is shorter tree. In the background there is a small building to the left and a telephone pole; to the right, there are more trees and mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Original prayer tree died from unknown causes."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bloys Campmeet Pageant

Description: This photograph shows a large group of people standing in a semi-circle under a tree. The people are all dressed up in fancy clothing or pioneer-style clothing. In the back, there are ten women and one man of various ages, but all relatively young, as well as five young children in the front. It appears to be nighttime. There are several handwritten notes on the back. The first notes give these names: "1. Jean Shannon," "4. Sue Johnson," "5. Chere Livingston," "6. Lois Burns," "10. Sargie Ruth Jones." Additionally, there are notes that say, "Re-enactment" and "Bloys Campmeet Pageant."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library