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 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
[Photograph of Gene Drake and His Aunts]

[Photograph of Gene Drake and His Aunts]

Date: 194u
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a child, Gene Drake, standing next to three of his aunts, Lilly Mae "Diddie" Drake, Alphie Dunlap, and Doni Neeley, outside of a house.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Belle of the Ball

Belle of the Ball

Date: January 21, 1971
Creator: Newton, Larue
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a fictitious story explaining scenes, people, and events a young woman in the early 1900s might have experienced.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]

[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]

Date: 1918
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Description: Photograph of Mexican Canyon on Allen and Crawford Ranch in Lajitas, Texas. Photo was taken by Frank Duncan and is copyrighted in 1918.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Postcard of Butterfield's Overland Stagecoach]

[Postcard of Butterfield's Overland Stagecoach]

Date: unknown
Creator: McMenemy, Margo
Description: Postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses on a dirt road in the desert. A printed note on the back of the postcard describes the photo, "West Texas - Butterfield's Overland Stage from San Antonio to El Paso is shown here in Wild Rose Pass in the heart of Apache Country between Ft. Stockton and Fort Davis, historic garrisons west of the Pecos."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of a Wagon with Lumber]

[Photograph of a Wagon with Lumber]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a wagon full of wood, pulled by a team of mules, with a man standing on the back of the wagon. A handwritten note on the back of the photo describes it as a wood freighter from "pre-automobile" years.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of Young Girl]

[Photograph of Young Girl]

Date: 195u
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young child, the daughter of Dawson and Annie Drake, wearing a plaid dress with her hair in pigtails and standing in a yard with trees and a house in the background and a hoe laying on the ground in front of her.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Portrait of Kathleen Duncan]

[Portrait of Kathleen Duncan]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Kathleen Duncan, daughter of Frank Duncan, wearing formal clothing.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Postcard of Chito Manriques in a Car]

[Postcard of Chito Manriques in a Car]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a man sitting in an old-fashioned car. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard states that the man is the brother of Juana Dawson, Chito Manriques. There is also a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the postcard.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of a Group of Cowboys]

[Photograph of a Group of Cowboys]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men outdoors dressed as cowboys, wearing cowboy hats, and holding and drinking from cups in their hands. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph indicates that the photo was taken during a roundup of wild horses, and a numbered list of the names of the men is included that corresponds to numbers handwritten on the photo.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of Becky Drake]

[Photograph of Becky Drake]

Date: 195u
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Becky Drake as a baby, wearing a floral print dress and sitting on a blanket in front of a tree, with a car in the background.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library