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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Year: 1975
American History Paper
Paper written for an American History class at Marfa High School by Andrew Wells on January 13, 1975. It consists of descriptions of photographs of the Brite Ranch near Marfa. The photos include the Brite family, ranch hands and other employees who worked on the ranch, buildings, and livestock. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87647/
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/
Bears, Beeves, and Bibles: A Depression Story
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Great Depression and, specifically, how if affected the town of Marfa, Texas. This paper reconstructs the Depression using individual accounts: working several odd jobs to earn money, pawning and trading items to pay for food, baking chocolate cakes in exchange for fence posts to repair a broken fence line, etc. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494447/
Big Jimmy
Paper describing the life of James Henry Cass. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39381/
Biography of Gabriel Campos
This is a research paper written by Irma Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1975. It is a biography of Gabriel Campos, son of Lino Campos. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39431/
Carolina Borunda
Portionof a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975. It describes three photographs of Carolina Palomo Bondura. The information came from her daughter, Carolina Borunda Humphries. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87662/
The Extinction and Return of the Bighorn Sheep in Texas
This is a research paper written by Paula Kilpatric for an American History Class at Marfa High School on April 15, 1975. It discusses the bighorn sheep population in the Big Bend area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87691/
Family History of Luis and Nieves Colomo
Paper written by Teresa Ceniceros chronicling the family life of Nieves Marquez Colomo and Luis Rodriguez Colomo. Includes descriptions of siblings, parents, and children. Details life from the late 1800s through the early 1970s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39380/
Felix Manuela Arlacon Aguilar
Description of photographs of Felix and Manuela Arlacon Aguilar on their engagement and wedding day in 1928 and 1929 in Presidio, Texas. Written by Robert Prieto for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88058/
Fredrick Alvarado, 1943
Description of a portrait of Fredrick Alvarado, taken on April 18, 1943 in Ruidosa, New Mexico. He fought in World War II. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88066/
Hilaria Acosta, 1914
Description of a portrait of Hilaria Acosta, taken on March 8, 1921 in Presidio, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88062/
[Knights of Columbus, 1928]
Paper by Danny Rubio in 1975 for an American History class at Marfa High School describing a photograph of the Caballeros de Colon or Knights of Columbus in 1928. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87880/
Lambs and Ewes in the Black Gap Management Area
Photograph of Big-horn sheep on the Black Gap Management Area in March 1972. This photo was included in a research paper by Paula Kilpatric for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87573/
Letter from Mrs. W.E. Vandevere
A handwritten letter from Mrs. W.E. Vandevere on May 15, 1975 to someone named Lee thanking them for their tribute to her father, L.C. Brite. Included u=is a poem she sent with the letter called, "The Camp Meeting" by Ester Vale Secrest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87656/
Lino Campos
This is a research paper written by Irma Espinosa for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1975. It is a biography of Lino Campos, born in 1894. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39432/
Maria Baeza
Page accompanying and describing a photograph of Maria Baeza, wife of Catarino Prieto, who was the owner of the Exxon station in Marfa in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87697/
[Mitchell Family History]
Research paper written by Laura M. Bailey about her ancestors and her grandmother, Laura, in particular. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88260/
Mr. and Mrs. Adolfo Brito
Paper describing a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Adolfo Brito in 1910. They were both born in Cuchillo Parado, Mexico. Mr. Brito was a high-ranking officer for Pancho Villa. He was killed by Mexican Federalists during a raid in Chihuahua. His wife died of old age in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87698/
Mr. Nestor Baeza
Pages from a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. The pages describe three photographs from 1917 - 1920 of Nestor Baeza with men surveying his land and making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87700/
A Picture Report by McMinn White
Paper by McMinn White that describes photographs of the Brite Ranch. Photos included, the Texas Rangers, alfalfa fields, the ranch's headquarters, and some of the ranch hands. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87654/
[Portrait of Kathleen Menard]
Portrait of Kathleen Menard, daughter of Frank Duncan, as an older woman with glasses and wearing a floral print shirt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494369/
The Progress of Aviation in Presidio County
Research paper written by Mike Bishop about the history of aviation in Presidio County. It covers the early border patrol flights and abduction of Lieutenants of Paul K. Davis and H. G. Peterson, as well as the establishment of Marfa Army Air Base. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88248/
The Relation Between Love and Baeza
Research paper written by Christy Baeza about her ancestors in Mexico. It covers the interesting story about the birth and life of Manuela Baeza. It includes family trees for the Baeza family and the Love family. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88258/
[Relatives of Jose Jimenez]
Research Project by Jose Jiminez on November 10, 1975. It contains brief stories that compliment photos of his relatives: his great, great, grandfather Bernabe Aguilar; his great grandfather Felipe Aguilar; and his great uncles Pete, Jesus, and Felix Aguilar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88056/
Rosa A. Acosta, 1921
Description of a portrait of Rosa A. Acosta, taken on March 8, 1921 in Redford, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88064/