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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Language: English
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Adobes

Adobes

Date: December 2, 1968
Creator: Cobos, Sammy
Description: Research paper written by Sammy Cobos about the construction of adobe buildings. Several examples of adobe buildings from Marfa and Ruidosa are explained. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School.
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Airplanes

Airplanes

Date: 1968
Creator: Orozco, Cecilia
Description: Research paper written by Cecilia Orozco about the 1st Aero Squadron, the first aviation unit used in active field service in the history of the United States Army. With the paper are two letters from Stacy C. Hinkle, which were used to write the paper. This paper was written for a history class at Marfa High School.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
American History Project

American History Project

Date: c. 1967
Creator: Vasquez, Olga
Description: This is a paper describing the people who lived in Casa Piedra (otherwise known as La Punta del Agua).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Anne Jordan Childers

Anne Jordan Childers

Date: December 21, 1967
Creator: Browne, Joe
Description: This is a paper describing Anne Jordan Childers
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Antique Wash Bowl

Antique Wash Bowl

Date: November 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographs of antique wash bowl and pitcher owned by Jessie Mueller. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Barb Wire

Barb Wire

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: White, Robert
Description: Research paper written by Robert White about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Barbed-Wire: A Research Paper For American History

Barbed-Wire: A Research Paper For American History

Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Schneider, Cookie
Description: Research paper written by Cookie Schneider about the history and types of barbed wire. The paper mentions William D. Hunt, who obtained the first patent for barbed wire in 1867. This paper was written in 1967 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
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Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

Date: May 7, 1965
Creator: Graham, Steve Lee
Description: Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.
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[Biography of Jesse Blackwell]

[Biography of Jesse Blackwell]

Date: c. 1969
Creator: Valenzuela, Velma
Description: This report gives a brief overview of the life of Jesse Blackwell, telling about his family and career as an educator.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Rojo, Margarita
Description: This report is written in two sections giving brief biographies of William Woodworth Bogel and his wife Sarah Newton Bogel. The report also includes a poem written by Mr. Whittier and dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Bogel.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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