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 Decade: 1910-1919
Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
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Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Page with a photograph and description of an adobe house in 1910 built of mud located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek. This was part of a report done for a History class at Marfa High School.
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[After the deer hunt]

[After the deer hunt]

Date: November 1916
Creator: Fred J. Feldman Co.
Description: In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
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[Alpine Postcard]

[Alpine Postcard]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Alpine School]

[Alpine School]

Date: March 17, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez

Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Anastacio Chavaria, his wife Luisa Flores Chavaria and their grandson Manuel Nunez in Ruidosa, Texas in 1916. They stand near a chair with a potted geranium sitting on it. Anastacio and Manuel wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Stella Nunez for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
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Andes Alvorado

Andes Alvorado

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Andres Alvorado in Terllingua in 1919. He is on horseback. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas

Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas

Date: December 12, 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: "This picture of Antonio G. Cano was taken in Grand Falls, Texas on December 12, 1914. Her husband, Martin, was a loyal follower of Pancho Villa. They later moved to Grand Falls in 1925." This statement was made by Alma Cano and was included in a research paper by Delfina Heredin for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.
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Atascador

Atascador

Date: 1911~
Creator: Atascador Land Company
Description: Pamphlet advertising real estate and agri-business in an "All American Colony in Mexico" called Atascador. Land was offered at $12.50 - 25 per acre.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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