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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
[Car and set from movie Giant]

[Car and set from movie Giant]

Date: 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a set from the movie, "Giant" including the front of a stone mansion with a car parked in front. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The house used for the shooting still stands in the pasture where it was put together nearly fourteen years ago" (p. 12).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Carolina Borunda Humphries]

[Carolina Borunda Humphries]

Date: 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carolina Borunda Humphries cooking on a wood stove at The Old Borunda cafe. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Carolina Borunda Humphries has cooked on her wood stove in the kitchen at 'The Old Borunda' for many years. This restaurant has been in the Borunda family for three generations" (p. 13).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Carving of dinosaur]

[Carving of dinosaur]

Date: 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a statue artifact in the shape of a dinosaur. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Early man, who created these artifacts, entered West Texas while the mammoth roamed free" (p. 2).
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Casimiro Chavarria

Casimiro Chavarria

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Paper written by Eva Chavarria in 1967 for a history class at Marfa High School. It describes her grandfather, Casimiro Chavarria's family, his work on ranches, his farm and his travels.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Cattle Brands of Texas

Cattle Brands of Texas

Date: May 4, 1964
Creator: White, Russell F.
Description: This is a research paper written by Russell F. White for an American History Class at Marfa High School on May 4, 1964. It covers the history of cattle branding and has many illustrations of brands in Texas that were used by ranches in Texas, including those of Indians and Mexicans.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Cedillo family

Cedillo family

Date: 1967
Creator: Malimar, Lorena
Description: Paper describing photos of the Cedillo family.
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
Chavirra and Nunez Family History

Chavirra and Nunez Family History

Date: 1966
Creator: Nunez, Stella
Description: Paper written for a history class at Marfa High School by Stella Nunez about her family's history. It was written in 1967.
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
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