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 County: Presidio County, TX
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
1901 store order of Thomas Crosson sent to Murphy & Walker bank

1901 store order of Thomas Crosson sent to Murphy & Walker bank

Date: February 28, 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Informal order blank used by Thomas Clement Crosson in 1901. The order was sent to Murphy & Walker, a general store and bank located in Marfa, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
A 1913 Wedding

A 1913 Wedding

Date: January 18, 1977
Creator: Carrasco, Irma
Description: Information about a photograph for a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the 1913 wedding of Hijinio Roman and Pilar Dominguez. A footnotes page and bibliography to the research paper are also included.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
1919 Plane Crash: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

1919 Plane Crash: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

Date: February 21, 1978
Creator: Roman, Danny
Description: Research paper written by Danny Roman about a plane crash that happened in 1919 in Marfa that killed Benito Viscaino, Jr., and Augustin Viscaino. The paper was written for a class at Marfa High School in 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[1935 class picture from Casa Piedra]

[1935 class picture from Casa Piedra]

Date: 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: Class picture of Mrs. Ora Matthews' junior high class in 1935. From left to right: Rita Alvarado, Jesusita Herrera, Josephine Polanco, Conrado Vasquez, Jr., Anita Hernandez, Carmen Vasquez, Cirso Munoz, Catarina Chavez, and Lucilla Polanco. Lucilla Polanco was employed by Casner Motor Company in the 1960s. Josephine Polanco was Mrs. Henry Lujan, Emerald's mother.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Acolytes in Procession at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marfa, Texas]

[Acolytes in Procession at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marfa, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph acolytes in procession, carrying a cross and candles, outside of St Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Actor from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Actor from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Date: March 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Gene and Cleo Odell preparing for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" presented on March 25 and 26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium, in Marfa, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Additional ruins of Presidio structure]

[Additional ruins of Presidio structure]

Date: [1969]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of ruins in Big Bend desert. Several wood support beams of varying lengths support the wall structure. A stone marker near the photograph's left quadrant describes the structure.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Adobe Bricks]

[Adobe Bricks]

Date: 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of adobe bricks drying outside. They will later be used to build a house nearby. There are short adobe walls in the foreground. In the background are other small buildings.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Adobe House]

[Adobe House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an adobe house. The house does not yet have a roof. The foundation, doors and windows have been completed.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

Date: January 1977
Creator: Conners, Mary Francis
Description: Research paper written by Mary Francis Conners about the construction of adobe bricks and buildings. The paper describes what adobe is and where adobe buildings are normally found. This paper was written in in January of 1977 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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