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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
[Portrait of Frank Duncan]

[Portrait of Frank Duncan]

Date: 1964~
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Frank Duncan, mostly bald and with a white beard, wearing a grey suit.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
My Grandparent's Ancestry

My Grandparent's Ancestry

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Dominquez, Tommy
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the author's grandmother's and grandfather's ancestry, Fransiscia (McIntire) Dominquez and Alex Dominquez, respectively.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Chon Dominquez

Chon Dominquez

Date: 1966
Creator: Quintanan, Frankie
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Chon Dominguez, who made trips every week to Shafter, Texas, carrying tanks of oil for the usage of the mine machinery. Grammatical corrections are made in red ink, and the questions posed in red ink are answered or clarified in blue ink on the back of the preceding page.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Diedrick Dutchover and the Overland Mail Route

Diedrick Dutchover and the Overland Mail Route

Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Arriola, Conrado
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the first San Antonio-El Paso mail run, which required thirty days to cover 673 miles by stage coach and heavily armed frontiersmen of ward off attacks. Diedrick Dutchover was one of the soldiers that accompanied the stage coaches on horseback to protect the mail carriers from threats.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Five Pictures

Five Pictures

Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Dominguez, Alice
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Alejandro "Alec" Dominguez, the author's grandfather, and his children.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Doll Collection: Diminutive Delights

Doll Collection: Diminutive Delights

Date: May 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Magazine article, written for MD Living magazine, about the hobby, history, and lore of doll collecting.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Information about DeAnda Family Photographs]

[Information about DeAnda Family Photographs]

Date: 1966
Creator: Salgado, Ernest
Description: Information written about two family photographs for a history class at Marfa High School about the DeAnda family. The first document lists, in order, the names of each member of the DeAnda family who have gathered for a collective family photograph - the writer's great-grandparents are featured. The next document gives information about the creation and process of using a mud oven at El Boracho Ranch. Lastly, a small slip of paper gives information about where El Boracho Ranch is located.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of Alex Dominguez's Children]

[Photograph of Alex Dominguez's Children]

Date: November 27, 1964
Creator: Barry Scobee
Description: Photograph of six men in suits and one woman in a black dress with a black veil. A handwritten note on the back of the photo indicates that the photo was taken at Alex Dominguez's funeral, and includes his seven living children.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Dutch

Dutch

Date: December 3, 1968
Creator: Harpham, Marsha
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Maynard W. "Dutch" Acton, who played a cowboy in the movie "Giant," starring Jimmy Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson. Dutch Acton spent most of his life working and living on ranches in West Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Biography of George Dawson

The Biography of George Dawson

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Bustillos, Albert, Jr.
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the rancher George Dawson from Shafter, Texas, who during his lifetime managed two large ranges, "El Rancho Del Pajorito" and "La Mora." In 1918, Dawson was called to the Army for World War I and was stationed in France for a year. Dawson spent the remainder of his life maintaining the two ranches with his wife, Juana Dawson, who was the main contributor of the information in this paper.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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