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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Big Bend Trail Ride, 1961

Big Bend Trail Ride, 1961

Date: 1961~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Molly Lawther handing a cup to Buck Newsome in the camp during the 1961 Big Bend Trail Ride, a three-day annual event sponsored by the Big Bend Trail Ride Association.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Big Bend Trail Riders from Odessa

Big Bend Trail Riders from Odessa

Date: 1961~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of (L-R) J.B. Crow, Sammy Briggs. and Ray Briggs on horseback. They are members of the Odessa team taking part in the 1961 Big Bend Trail Ride, sponsored by the Big Bend Trail Ride Association. Sammy was the outstanding junior rider in the 1960 ride.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Hand-made Leather Wallet

Hand-made Leather Wallet

Date: 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
[Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga in 1961]

[Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga in 1961]

Date: May 8, 1961
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic card depicting the Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga, Bishop of Corpus Christi. Printed on the back, "In Remembrance of the Golden Socerdotal Jubilee and Silver Episcopal Jubilee of The Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga, D.D. LL.D.; Bishop of Corpus Christi; Corpus Christi, Texas; May 8, 1961; Ordained: July 2, 1911; Consecrated: September 21, 1936; Pray for Me!"
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Jesus Cabezuela and wife in anniversary photo taken in Juarez, Mexico]

[Jesus Cabezuela and wife in anniversary photo taken in Juarez, Mexico]

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: 1962 photograph of Jesus Cabezuela and his wife on their 50th wedding anniversary. From left to right: Contributor's mother (seated), and Jesus Cabezuela (standing).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Women Cooking at the Old Borunda Cafe

Women Cooking at the Old Borunda Cafe

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carolina Borunda Humphries working in the kitchen at the Old Borunda Cafe in 1962. She was preparing a meal for a party of 15 using their wood-burning and gas stoves.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
M.D.and Ethel Bryant in 1963

M.D.and Ethel Bryant in 1963

Date: 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of M.D. and Ethel Bryant sitting in their living room in 1963.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Vasquez family reunion in 1963]

[Vasquez family reunion in 1963]

Date: 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Vasquez family reunion in 1963. From left to right: Lillian Best, Lucia Carter, Elizabeth Acre, Margarita Minjares, Victorina Vasquez, Otilia Dunaway, Lillian Acre, Enrique Vasquez, Roger Carter, Natividad Vasquez Jr., Migue Nieto, Conrado Vasquez Sr., Delfa Spencer, Don Dunaway, Oscar Spencer, Ginny Spencer. Three male children are standing in front of the adults. From left to right: Hugh Acre, Oscar Spencer Jr., and David Spencer.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Camp Holland in 1966

Camp Holland in 1966

Date: 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Here is a colored view of the Camp of what it looked like in 1964. The green part in the center of the three long buildings was a water fountain. This photo was included in a research paper by William Kim Thornsburg in an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Date: 1964
Creator: Bentley, Mary Helen
Description: This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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