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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Indian Implements

Indian Implements

Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Cortez, Leticia
Description: This is a research paper written by Leticia Cortez for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 28, 1967. In the paper she describes the [Native American] Indian utensils and implements found in their households and the various uses of these items.
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
The Indian Mummy

The Indian Mummy

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It describes the discovery of two mummified Indian babies from 1200 or earlier, found near Pinto Canyon in 1952. It describes how they were preserved. One was sent to the Smithsonian Institute and the other was on display at a local motel. The paper also mentions other artifacts found in the cave.
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
Then Came the Indians

Then Came the Indians

Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Rojo, Margarita
Description: This report is written in two sections giving brief biographies of William Woodworth Bogel and his wife Sarah Newton Bogel. The report also includes a poem written by Mr. Whittier and dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Bogel.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Indians of The Big Bend Country

The Indians of The Big Bend Country

Date: April 1968
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Description: This is a research paper written by Nancy Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in April 1968. The paper discusses the various tribes in west Texas and how they lived, artifacts found in pueblos and caves, historical descriptions of early Spanish interactions with the tribes, and relationships between the tribes. It covers popular legends of some tribes and legends surrounding the Marfa Lights.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Ranching in the Early Days

Ranching in the Early Days

Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Wheelis, Mark
Description: This paper starts with a brief introduction regarding the Bogel family and then talks about life on a ranch in the Marfa, Texas area.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Capote Falls]

[Capote Falls]

Date: c. 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Capote Falls, near Marfa. A small waterfall is cascading between two large cliffs. The tops of a few trees can been seen at the bottom left and right corners of the photograph.
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
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