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 Resource Type: Photograph
 County: Brewster County, TX
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
[Alpine Street]

[Alpine Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a rodeo parade in Alpine, Texas in October, 1924. There are several parked cars in the foreground. On the street are several men on horseback and in horse-drawn vehicles. They are wearing shirts with "06" on the backs. A banner in the street between two buildings says, "Come to San Angelo Fair." A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Parade Alpine Tex. Oct 1924."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Andres Alvorado on Horseback

Andres Alvorado on Horseback

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Andres Alvorado on horseback. He worked for Rafael Carrasco on his ranch. This photo was included in a research paper by Daniel R. Lujan for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Antelope herd at Big Bend National Park]

[Antelope herd at Big Bend National Park]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an antelope herd at Big Bend National Park; more than fifteen antelope are running across a large grassy plain. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The wildlife is as varied as the land on which it feeds. During the hunting seasons, sportsmen come to kill mule deer and antelope. The casual traveler can usually spot both grazing in the pastures" (p. 11).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Badger at Big Bend National Park]

[Badger at Big Bend National Park]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a badger at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Rattlesnake, badger, and Javelina make the dry, brushy areas their domain" (p. 11).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Bighorn sheep at Big Bend National Park]

[Bighorn sheep at Big Bend National Park]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two male and one female bighorn sheep on the side of a hill or mountain, surrounded by desert brush and bushes at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Bighorn sheep are being reintroduced in the rocky mountains of the Black Gap Game Preserve" (p. 11).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Body of water at Big Bend National Park surrounded by buildings and hills]

[Body of water at Big Bend National Park surrounded by buildings and hills]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph a river winding through the desert landscape at Big Bend National Park. Some buildings are visible in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The native has a deep respect of the land which the traveler must quickly learn if he takes it upon himself to stray from the trails" (p. 10).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Early Alpine]

[Early Alpine]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Panoramic photograph of a view of early Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill and is looking down on the town. There is a large hill in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "N. Keith has negative - can make much larger. Early Alpine."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Felipe Carrasco Getting Water from a Well

Felipe Carrasco Getting Water from a Well

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Felipe Carrasco (1897-1923) getting water from a well. This photo was included in a research paper by Rolando Ontineros for a history class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Hilario, Trinadad and Elosia Cordova]

[Hilario, Trinadad and Elosia Cordova]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Hilario, Trinadad and Elosia Cordova. This photo was included in a research paper by Lorena Molinar for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Javelina at Big Bend National Park]

[Javelina at Big Bend National Park]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a javelina at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Rattlesnake, badger, and Javelina make the dry, brushy areas their domain. Many ranch children have raised baby Javelinas into fine pets" (p. 11).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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