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 County: Brewster County, TX
[Alpine Postcard]
Postcard of Kokernot Springs aquifer in Alpine, Texas. The photograph on the postcard shows the spring surrounded by trees. A handwritten note on the card says, "Kokernot Springs, Alpine, Tex. Copr By J. C. Thain, 1920." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88014/
[Alpine Postcard]
Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88013/
[Alpine School]
Postcard of a public school in Alpine, Texas. The students are posed outside the school. They range in age from small children to adolescents. A handwritten note on the front says, "Public School. Alpine, Tex." The card is dated March 17, 1911, and is addressed to Byron Avaut in Uvalde, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88012/
[Alpine Street]
Photograph of a rodeo parade in Alpine, Texas in October, 1924. There are several parked cars in the foreground. On the street are several men on horseback and in horse-drawn vehicles. They are wearing shirts with "06" on the backs. A banner in the street between two buildings says, "Come to San Angelo Fair." A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Parade Alpine Tex. Oct 1924." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88018/
Alpine, The Last Frontier Land
Research paper written by Delia Jurado about the history of Alpine, Texas. The paper covers Alpine from the time it was formed in 1882 as Murphyville until the 1930s. Also covered are the history of Sul Ross State University and its namesake, Lawrence Sullivan Ross. This paper was written in 1971 as a research project for a class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88024/
Andes Alvorado
Photograph of Andres Alvorado in Terllingua in 1919. He is on horseback. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88059/
Andes Alvorado
Description of a photograph and biographical information about Andres Alvorado. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88060/
Andres Alvorado on Horseback
Photograph of Andres Alvorado on horseback. He worked for Rafael Carrasco on his ranch. This photo was included in a research paper by Daniel R. Lujan for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39736/
[Antelope herd at Big Bend National Park]
View of antelope herd at Big Bend National Park. More than fifteen antelope are running across a large grassy plain. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39621/
Arseno, Augustine, and Osmundo Campos
Photograph of Arseno, Augustine III, and Osmundo Campos, sons of Augustine, Jr. and Carolina Campos in Terlingua in 1926. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39784/
[Automobiles in Circle]
Photograph of dozens of automobiles arranged in a circle in a field during a rodeo in Alpine, Texas. In the circle are two men on horseback and one man on foot. The Sul Ross College building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Scene Alpine, Oct 1924." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88022/
[Badger at Big Bend National Park]
Photograph of a badger at Big Bend National Park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39618/
[Bighorn sheep at Big Bend National Park]
Photograph of two male Bighorn sheep and one female Bighorn at Big Bend National Park. The two male sheep are side by side, observing the female. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39619/
[Body of water at Big Bend National Park surrounded by buildings and hills]
View of a body of water at Big Bend National Park. To the right of the water are various buildings and structures. To the left, grasses, bushes, and sparse hills dominate the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39622/
The Carrasco Family
This is a research paper written by Rosalinda Villarreal for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It is a biography of the the Carrasco Family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39415/
CCC Camp
Photograph of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp located in the Chisos Mountains taken on November 26, 1937. The company stationed at this camp was 1855, it was under the command of Lt. Wm. L. Hagman and Lt. Archie L. Murray, second in command. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39508/
CCC Service Camp
Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture was taken in 1933, during the depression, when President Roosevelt held office. It shows a CCC Service Camp, which was formed so that the people could work. Their jobs were at making roads on the Chisos Mountain, where Big Bend is now located. The government paid the federal workers according to their duties and responsibilities under several different pay plans. They lived in these camps and were allowed to leave every fifteen days to go to the nearest town." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39511/
CCC Service Camp Employees
Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture, taken in January 23, 1934, shows five federal employees standing in front of their barrack, These men worked in the CCC camps." The photo shows men standing on the steps outside the doorway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39510/
Cruz Cordova at Age 15
Photograph of Cruz Cordova at the age of 15 in 1929 at Marathon, Texas. He became a carpenter, married Fita Cordova and had a daughter, Carol Cordova. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39507/
[Early Alpine]
Panoramic photograph of a view of early Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill and is looking down on the town. There is a large hill in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "N. Keith has negative - can make much larger. Early Alpine." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88010/
Elioza Cordova at Age Three
Photograph of Elioza Cordova at age three in 1909 in Terlingua, Texas. She is standing and wearing a dress. She later married Jose Hernandez and had two daughters, and ended up living in Alpine, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39506/
[Entertainment on the Ranch]
Paper describing how workers on the ranches entertained themselves by staging plays and eating together. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88244/
Erasmo, Beatrize, Maria and Jesus Herrera
Photograph of Erasmo Herrera and his sister Beatrize Herrera in 1925 in Terlingua, Texas. The children are Maria and Jesus Herrera. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39785/
Felipe Carrasco Getting Water from a Well
Photograph of Felipe Carrasco (1897-1923) getting water from a well. This photo was included in a research paper by Rolando Ontineros for a history class at Marfa High School in 1967. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39727/
Frank Martinez, Jr. and Carmen Martinez
Photograph of Frank Martinez, Jr. with his second wife, Carmen Martinez on their wedding day, April 13,1933 in Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39787/
Frank Martinez, Jr. and Manuela M. Martinez
Photograph of Fran Martinez, Jr. and his bride Manuela. This photo was taken in Terlingua in 1922. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39788/
[Hilario, Trinadad and Elosia Cordova]
Photograph of Hilario, Trinadad and Elosia Cordova. This photo was included in a research paper by Lorena Molinar for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39724/
[Javelina at Big Bend National Park]
Photograph of a Javelina at Big Bend National Park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39617/
Jesus Abundio Cobos
Paper written by Robert Blanco for a history class at Marfa High School in 1966. It is about Jesus Abundio Cobos, a man who lived in Alpine, Texas. Jesus made a living fencing ranches, making dams for ranchers, and hauling supplies from the railroad to the Shafter mines. His wife was Martina Franco and they had 10 sons and 4 daughters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39422/
Lino Campos
Photograph of Lino Campos. He wears a hat and suspenders. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39778/
Lino Campos and Sisters
Photograph of Lino Campos and his sisters, one is named Manuela. The photo was taken around 1902. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39780/
Lino Compos and Jose Tapia
Photograph of Lino Compos and Jose Tapia sitting on burros. They were from Terllingua, Texas. Both are 18 years old in this picture from 1913. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39801/
[Main Street of Alpine]
Postcard of Main Street in Alpine, Texas, in 1909. The road is unpaved. There are several stores and horse-drawn vehicles along the road. Text below the photograph says, "Alpine, Texas. Published by The Palace Pharmacy." The card is addressed to Byron Avant in San Antonio, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88016/
[Men at Cars]
Photograph of nine men standing in front of three automobiles. They are holding tires. One says, "C of C Alpine Tex. 1930." One man is wearing a Sul Ross shirt. A handwritten note on the photograph says, "Back At Our Cars." A stamp on the back of the photograph says, "Studer Photo Co., San Antonio Tex." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88015/
[Mountains and shrubbery at Big Bend National Park]
Additional view of Big Bend National Park. Tall mountain peaks create a "V" overlooking a valley. A large mountain peak is in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39624/
[Museum display of Jumanos tribe life at Big Bend]
This is a photograph of a Big Bend museum display. Clockwise from far left corner: Picture of Indian standing; small map of Texas with Jumanos paths outlined; picture of Jumanos Indian on horseback; picture of Indians on horseback; tall leather moccasins; knife and woven knife pouch; horse saddle; picture of people sitting and on horseback. A small display of a bow and arrows are in the far left side of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39672/
People at La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua
Photograph of a group of people going to La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua. Some of them were relatives of Saul Acosta. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87913/
People at La Fiesta de San Juan in Terlingua
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87914/
Photo Postcard of Santa Helena Canyon, Texas
Photographic postcard depicting the Grand Canyon of Texas, Santa Elena Canyon with the Rio Grande River running through it. One side is Texas and the other is Mexico. This photo was included in a research paper by Sammy Barnett for an American History class at Marfa High School in May 1964. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39995/
[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]
Photograph of Mexican Canyon on Allen and Crawford Ranch in Lajitas, Texas. Photo was taken by Frank Duncan and is copyrighted in 1918. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494282/
[Photograph of the Rio Grande in Lajitas, Texas]
Photograph of the Rio Grande with part of the buildings of Lajitas, Texas visible on the far side of the river. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494294/
[Portrait of the Delgadillo Sisters]
Portrait of three little girls in white dresses on a ranch. They are, from left to right, Rosa Delgadillo, Cruz Delgadillo, and Juana Mata. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494366/
Postcard of Jesus Abundio Cobos
Photographic postcard depicting two men, one which is Jesus Abundio Cobos in Alpine, Texas around 1900. One of the men is riding a donkey. Correspondence on the back is in Spanish. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39753/
[Quail at Big Bend National Park]
Photograph of two quail at Big Bend National Park. One quail is on top of a large square stone. The second quail is to the right of the square stone and is looking at the camera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39620/
[Small body of water at Big Bend National Park]
View of a body of water at Big Bend National Park. Sparse hills, rocks, and grasses surround the body of water. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39623/
[Sul Ross College]
Photograph of Sul Ross College in Alpine, Texas. The college consists of one three-story brick building. The photograph was taken from a distance away. There are hills in the background. A small note in the lower right hand corner says, "Duncan Photo." A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Sul Ross College - Alpine." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88019/
[Sul Ross Normal College]
This is a picture of the Sul Ross Normal College administration building. Trees line the street in front of the college. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39630/
Telista Martinez Mata, Ramona Martinez and Angelita Martinez
Photograph of Telista Martinez Mata and her sister Ramona Martinez. The child is Angelita Martinez. This photo was taken in 1918 in Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39786/
[Two bobcats at Big Bend National Park]
Photograph of two bobcats drinking from a body of water at Big Bend National Park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39616/
[Two Men in Tire Store]
Photograph of two men in a tire store in Alpine, Texas, in possibly 1916. They men are wearing suits and hats and are standing behind a counter. There are shelves behind the counter on which are various products. To the left is a row of tires and a sign for Firestone Tires. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Alpine - 1916? Automobile and Tire store." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88020/
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