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Portrait of Cheney

Description: Charcoal drawing on paper of the African American man Granison Chaney, known as just "Chaney" from Marfa, Texas. He lived in Marfa from 1932-1972 and was well-loved. This portrait is a front view of Chaney wearing his cap and a shirt with his name on it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Quick, Morion
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Portrait of Chaney

Description: Charcoal drawing on paper of the African American man Granison Chaney, known as just "Chaney" from Marfa, Texas. He lived in Marfa from 1932-1972 and was well-loved. This portrait is a profile view of Chaney wearing his cap.
Date: unknown
Creator: Quick, Morion
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Paula Quiroz Carrasco, Knitting]

Description: Color photograph of Paula Quiroz Carrasco sitting outside knitting an afghan. Beside her sit some of her other handicrafts. This photo was included in a research paper by Silvino Ocon for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977.
Date: 1977
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Paula Cortez Wedding

Description: Photograph of Paula Quintana on her wedding day. Beside her are her bridesmaids, Rosa Gonzales (L) and Jesusita Valenzuela Duran (R). She was 14 on the day of her wedding to Simon Cortez in 1919.
Date: 1919
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Card from Lizzie Crosson's Funeral

Description: Copy photo of a card from Lizzie Crosson's funeral. It has an angel on one side and a curtain drawn back on the other. It reads, "Mrs. Lizzie Crosson, Born Aug. 25, 1844. Died Nov, 17, 1924. Age 80 years 2 mos. 22 D., We miss thee from our home, dear mother, We miss thee from thy place, A shadow o'er our life is cast, We miss the sunshine on thy face. We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care, Our home is dark without thee - We miss thee everywhere. In Loving Rememberance" This photo was included in a research paper by Joh Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1978.
Date: c. 1924-11-17
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Crosson Davis

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson Davis. She is wearing a large hat made of feathers and beads. She also wears glasses. She was the daughter of George and Lizzie Crosson. This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in January 1978.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Tom Crosson

Description: Photograph of Tom Crosson. He is wearing a suit and tie. He was a son of George and Lizzie Crosson. This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in January 1978.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Crossen

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson seated out of doors near a picket fence under a tree. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled up. This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in January 1978.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

George Crosson

Description: Photograph of George Crosson. He has a white beard and mustache and wears a suit. This This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1978.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library