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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 County: Brewster County, TX
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Elioza Cordova at Age Three

Elioza Cordova at Age Three

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Elioza Cordova at age three in 1909 in Terlingua, Texas. She is standing and wearing a dress. She later married Jose Hernandez and had two daughters, and ended up living in Alpine, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Main Street of Alpine]

[Main Street of Alpine]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Main Street in Alpine, Texas, in 1909. The road is unpaved. There are several stores and horse-drawn vehicles along the road. Text below the photograph says, "Alpine, Texas. Published by The Palace Pharmacy." The card is addressed to Byron Avant in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Alpine School]

[Alpine School]

Date: March 17, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a public school in Alpine, Texas. The students are posed outside the school. They range in age from small children to adolescents. A handwritten note on the front says, "Public School. Alpine, Tex." The card is dated March 17, 1911, and is addressed to Byron Avaut in Uvalde, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Lino Compos and Jose Tapia

Lino Compos and Jose Tapia

Date: 1913
Creator: Rocha, Andres
Description: Photograph of Lino Compos and Jose Tapia sitting on burros. They were from Terllingua, Texas. Both are 18 years old in this picture from 1913.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Alpine Postcard]

[Alpine Postcard]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915.
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Telista Martinez Mata, Ramona Martinez and Angelita Martinez

Telista Martinez Mata, Ramona Martinez and Angelita Martinez

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Telista Martinez Mata and her sister Ramona Martinez. The child is Angelita Martinez. This photo was taken in 1918 in Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
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Andes Alvorado

Andes Alvorado

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Andres Alvorado in Terllingua in 1919. He is on horseback. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Frank Martinez, Jr. and Manuela M. Martinez

Frank Martinez, Jr. and Manuela M. Martinez

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Fran Martinez, Jr. and his bride Manuela. This photo was taken in Terlingua in 1922. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
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[Automobiles in Circle]

[Automobiles in Circle]

Date: October 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of dozens of automobiles arranged in a circle in a field during a rodeo in Alpine, Texas. In the circle are two men on horseback and one man on foot. The Sul Ross College building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Scene Alpine, Oct 1924."
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Erasmo, Beatrize, Maria and Jesus Herrera

Erasmo, Beatrize, Maria and Jesus Herrera

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Erasmo Herrera and his sister Beatrize Herrera in 1925 in Terlingua, Texas. The children are Maria and Jesus Herrera. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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