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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
A Research Theme - The Old Borunda Cafe

A Research Theme - The Old Borunda Cafe

Date: 1964
Creator: Acosta, Elida
Description: Research paper written by Elida Acota for a history class at Marfa High School in 1964. It is a biography about Carolina Palomo Borunda.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Cicilio Acosta

Cicilio Acosta

Date: 1967
Creator: Acosta, Mario
Description: Paper by Mario Acosta about his relative, Cicilio Acosta, a farmer in Redford, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Thomas Acosta

Thomas Acosta

Date: 1967
Creator: Acosta, Mario
Description: Paper by Mario Acosta about his relatives, Thomas and Eliza Acosta.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
People at La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua

People at La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua

Date: 1967
Creator: Acosta, Saul
Description: Two pages describing a photograph with a group of people going to La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua. Some of them were relatives of Saul Acosta.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Those Early Days

Those Early Days

Date: 1966
Creator: Acosta, Saul C.
Description: Research paper written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966 by Saul C. Acosta. The paper is about his grandfather, Rafael Carrasco (1860 - 1954) and his ranch, family and transport business.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
A Theme of the History of the Marfa Baptist Church

A Theme of the History of the Marfa Baptist Church

Date: January 13, 1964
Creator: Baize, Rose Mary
Description: Theme paper written by Rose Mary Baize for Mrs. Murphy Bennett's American History class at Marfa High School in January 1964. It covers the history of the Baptist church in Marfa including the various buildings where it met, who the leaders were and how it changed overtime.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Hub Castleberry, Camp Cook

Hub Castleberry, Camp Cook

Date: December 5, 1969
Creator: Baker, Roxanne
Description: Research paper written by Roxanne Baker detailing the life of Hub Castleberry as a camp cook for the McElroy or Y ranch.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Date: May 2, 1964
Creator: Barnett, Sammy
Description: This is a research paper written by Sammy Barnett for an American History Class at Marfa High School on May 2, 1964. It describes the early settlers in West Texas, how they arrived and the hardships they faced.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Hand-made Leather Wallet

Hand-made Leather Wallet

Date: c. 1961
Creator: Barton, Frank
Description: Hand-made leather wallet by Junior Historian, Frank Barton, c. 1961. The exterior has two toned leather with an image of a covered wagon embossed on it. Inside there are cattle brand symbols, a western hat and a cowboy boot with spurs.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Life of the Bogel Family

Life of the Bogel Family

Date: 1966
Creator: Belt, Becky
Description: This report is a brief biography of William Woodworth Bogel and his children, focusing in particular on Gus Bogel and his wife, Annie Maude Bogel.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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