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 Decade: 1910-1919
Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87531/
Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87498/
Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87681/
[After the deer hunt]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40175/
[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/
Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39746/
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/
Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas
"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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39516/
Atascador
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88198/
Automobile Outside Horse Creek Canyon School
Photograph of Horse Creek Canyon School. An automobile is outside the building. This photo was included in a research paper by Cynthia Lee Rogers for an American History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87608/
Bill and Lucius Bunton,Jr., 1910
Photograph of Bill and Lucius Bunton, Jr. and their dog Preet in 1910. They both wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87511/
Birds-Eye-View, Fort Davis, Texas
The photograph on this postcard shows the town of Fort Davis. In the foreground, there is a formation of large rocks and an unpaved road that continues into the middle of the town. To either side of the road, there are various buildings enclosed by fences and surrounded by yards, trees, and windmills. The postcard was sent from Fort Davis March 15 and arrived in Uvalde, Texas March 17, 1918 according to the postmarks. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Wednesday. Well Janet how are you today? This picture was taken from some big high rocks in front of my uncle's house. There are hardly any lumber houses here - nearly all dirt or stone. Some are made of pretty pink rocks. They get the different kinds of rock from the mountains in the town or near town. Hope I'll see you again sometime. Miss Ada." The postcard was addressed to Miss Janet Harris. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40177/
Blanche Avant
Oval photographic portrait of Blance Avant, c. 1913. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88203/
[Bloys Campmeeting]
In this photograph, a group of 13 people (including two children) are standing in front of trees. All of the men and most of the women are wearing hats (and/or bonnets). At the bottom of the photograph there are several handwritten labels: "S. N. B., G. N. Bogel, Jessie B. H. [...] H. J. H. Jr., Eda Jenkins Hubbard, and W. W. Bogel" From left to right, there are: a woman in a white dress with dark-colored sleeves (S. N. B.); a man in a white shirt and bow-tie wearing dark glasses; a second woman in a white dress next to a younger woman wearing a darker-colored dress and bonnet and behind them there is a man wearing a white shirt and tie; a woman in a white dress with a dark pin at the collar holding the hand of a very young boy, also in white, and standing next to a slightly older boy in white with a square collar; a man (directly behind the boys) who appears to be wearing a uniform; two women in white dresses; another man in uniform; and an older man (W. W. Bogel) with a moustache who has something tucked into the waist of his slacks. Directly behind the men to the right, there is some sort of covered vehicle (a buggy or automobile). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Bloys Camp Meeting circa 1913/1916." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40159/
[The Bogel Women]
In this photograph, three women are standing together in what appears to be a yard. The women on the ends are both wearing white dresses with lace; the woman in the middle is wearing a checkered dress. The woman to the far right is older and has a dark tie at her throat and is holding a white, lacy parasol. Behind them, there is a tree and some bushes and several buildings are visible in the background. The names "Jessie," "Aunt Hennie," and "Granny" are handwritten from left to right over the women. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "Jessie Bogel Hubbard (Mrs. Harry J.), Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel (Mrs. W. W.), at Bogel residence, 220 W. Lincoln. Old Baptist Church in background. Tall chimney on Howell residence is still there. Circa 1913-1914." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40141/
Boone Oliphant at Brite Headquarters
Photograph of Boone Oliphant at the Brite Ranch headquarters in 1918. He is on a horse. Other cowboys are on the ground behind him. Wagons are further in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87337/
Brite Ranch Headquarters and Fort
Photograph of the fort built by LC Brite after the Mexican raid on his ranch on Christmas Day in 1917. The Texas Rangers lived in the fort for several years after the raid. Behind the concrete fort are wooden buildings, fences, and a wooden wagon. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87346/
[Call for Military Service for Ben Avant, 1917]
Official call for military service and to appear for physical examination for Ben Sidney Avant of Marfa, Texas August 17, 1917. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88174/
Casimiro Chavarria
Photograph of Casimiro Chavarrio at the Marfa depot in 1910. He wears a hat and a gun in a holster. At this time he was about 26 years old. This photo was included in a research paper by Eva Chavarria for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39745/
[Colonel George T. Langhorne and Major General Joseph T. Dickman]
Photograph of Colonel George T. Langhorne and Major General Joseph T. Dickman. They are standing outside a building. There are two chairs behind them. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photograph, Langhorne is commanding the 8th Cavalry and Military District, and Dickman is commanding So. Department. The photograph was taken at the Marfa United States Military Headquarters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87959/
[Dance Card for The Story Book Ball]
Dance Card with pencil from The Story Book Ball held on March 3, 1919 at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The dance was sponsored by the Merry Maids Musical Club. Names of dance partners are listed on the pages inside. Dances include the Foxtrot, Waltz and One Step. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88179/
Early Restaurant in Marfa, 1913
Photograph of the Old Borunda Cafe, an early Mexican restaurant in Marfa, Texas, in 1913. The building is built of adobe bricks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87379/
Elaine Violet and Helen Ruth Briam with their nurse, Mary Kypher
Portrait of Elaine Violet (standing)and Helen Ruth Briam with their nurse, Mary Kypher in Marfa, Texas in 1912. They are the daughters of Hans and Eloise Briam. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87557/
Engineers Surveying Land in Boquilla del Peguis
Photograph taken in Boquilla del Peguis in 1917. The man on horseback is Mr. Nestor Baeza and the other two men are engineers surveying Mr. Baeza's land. A river runs through a canyon to the right of the picture. This photo was included in a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87615/
[Felicitas Contreras and friend at portrait studio]
Felicitas Contreras and an unknown friend. The photograph was taken at a picture studio, and the picture would have been given to her boyfriend to pin on the boyfriend's shirt. The girl on the left is Felicitas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39515/
[First human flag in Hot Springs, Arkansas State Fair]
Portrait of the first human flag formed in honor of Theodore Roosevelt. Taken at the Arkansas State Fair in 1910. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39502/
[Five Military Men]
Photograph of five military men sitting on wooden crates. From left to right, the men are Lieutenant F. S. Estill, Lieutenant R. H. Cooper, Rayma L. "Andy" Andrews, Lieutenant W. M. "Pinky" Amis, and Lieutenant W. F. Parkin. Parkin is holding two dogs. The photograph was taken during the search for Lts. Peterson and Davis, two Army pilots stranded in Mexico after their plane crash landed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87962/
Francisco Borunda and Friends
Photograph of Francisco Borunda, Quito?, and Adam Juarez in 1919. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87372/
[Frank Edward Coffield in uniform]
Portrait of Frank Edward Coffield in uniform, circa 1900s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39504/
Hans Briam's Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas
Interior of Hans Briam's Grocery Store. On the left is E.T. McDonald and on the right is Hans Briam. Written on the back of the photo is, "I Never Sleep" The merchant who has practically everything and will sell it to you for less. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87560/
Helen Ruth and Elaine Violet Briam
Portrait of (L-R) Helen Ruth and Elaine Violet Briam in 1912. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87559/
Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta
Photograph of Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta in Marfa, Texas in 1916. 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/metapth39791/
The Hensley Family
Photograph of the Hensley family in 1917. The men, women and children are all standing outside of some buildings near a fence. Many of them wear hats. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87627/
High Lonesome Camp of Lee Trimble
Photograph of Lee Trimble's High Lonesome Camp at the top of the rimrock overlooking Mexico. This camp was south of the trail that the Mexican's used to raid the Brite Ranch. There was a telephone at the camp to the ranch house. The man, probably Lee Trimble, stands outside his canvas tent wearing a holster. His saddle sits on a stand next to him. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87342/
Hilaria Acosta, 1914
Photographic portrait of a Hilaria Acosta. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88061/
Horse Creek Canyon School
Photograph of Horse Creek Canyon School, a small brick building. This photo was included in a research paper by Cynthia Lee Rogers for an American History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87610/
[Interior of a Dry Goods Store]
Photograph of the interior of a Dry Goods Store. This part of the store has furniture and suitcases. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88230/
Interior of Avant Store
Photograph of the interior of a Dry Goods Store. This part of the store has cases and shelves with merchandise. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88231/
Interior of Avant Store
Photograph of the interior of the Avant Store. This part of the store has cases and shelves with merchandise. Blanche Avant is on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88232/
[James Cass and Kathryn Cass on a Sunday walk]
Photograph of Mr. James Cass and Mrs. James Cass on a Sunday afternoon walk. Mr. Cass is to the left of Mrs. Cass. A large hill is in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39525/
[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in 1915]
Exterior picture of Jesus Cabezuela with his family in 1915. They are standing in front of a brick structure that has a saddle on wall, to the right. From left to right: Aurora Cabezuela, Jesus Cabezuela, Manuela Cabezuela, Jesus' wife, Consuelo, and Julia the babysitter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39830/
Jose and Guadelupe Chavarria with Cavalry Soldiers
Photograph of cavalry soldiers near the U.S.- Mexico border, charged with keeping Pancho Villa out of the United States. In this photo two soldiers are trying to talk Jose Chavarria into selling them his horse in Ruidosa, Texas. His mother, Luisa looks on as she holds her one-year old grandson, Guadalupe. This photo was included in a research paper by Ernest Mediano for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39747/
Jose Maria Chavez
Description of a photo of Jose Maria Chavez from a paper written in 1966 for a Marfa High School history class by Mary Melendez reads, "The picture was taken in 1917. The person is Jose Maria Chavez. He was serving in the army when the picture was taken. He served during World War I. He was at that time married to Christina Magallenez. They were living in Marfa at that time. After he completed his military services he came home to Marfa where his wife was. They had four children to take care of and send to school. He was a cook by occupation and worked for ranchers around the Marfa area. With the money he earned he sent his children to school to learn to read and write. He always tried to give his family whatever they needed." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39744/
[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]
Josephina Colomo, the youngest of the Colomo family, poses for a picture in her late teens. Picture was taken after her marriage to Carlos Spencer. She is wearing a dark dress and is sitting down. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39522/
Julia C. Galindo, Maria Acosta, and Angelita Campos
Photograph of two sisters, Julia C. Galindo, Maria Acosta, and their sister-in-law, Angelita Campos. This photo was taken on September 6, 1919 in Marfa, 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/metapth39790/
[Kathryn Cass and friends in a red Maxwell car]
Photograph of Kathryn Cass in a 1900s red Maxwell car. Kathryn Cass is in the left back seat of the car, looking at the camera. Clockwise: Young man standing, young woman standing on the side of the car, and third young woman sitting in backseat with Kathryn. The woman in the back seat is facing the camera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39524/
Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve
Dance card for "Leap Year Dance Nineteen and Twelve." The inner pages list different types of dances, such as waltz, two-step and three-step. The dances repeat and there are 25 total dances. A handwritten name is on the line next to each dance. There is a small pencil attached to the pamphlet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88263/
Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve
Dance card for "Leap Year Dance Nineteen and Twelve." The inner pages list different types of dances, such as waltz, two-step and three-step. The dances repeat and there are 25 total dances. A handwritten name is on the line next to each dance. There is a small pencil attached to the pamphlet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88262/
[Lee Roy "Tex" Middleton in the 1900s.]
Lee Roy "Tex" Middleton in the 1900s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39452/
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