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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
Angelita M. Campos Working on a Quilt
Photograph of Angelita M. Campos working on a colorful quilt in Marfa, Texas in December 1974. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39799/
Angelita M. Campos in her Living Room
Photograph of Angelita M. Campos in her living room. She is working on a colorful quilt. She sits in front of a curtain that she sewed as well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39798/
Quilt Made by Angelita M. Campos
Photograph of a colorful quilt made my Angelita M. Campos. It is draped over heras she sits on her couch in her living room. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39797/
Two Flower Quilt Squares
Example of two "Flower" quilt squares made by Angelita M. Campos. One is made of red velvet and a white polyester fabric with a crepe texture. The other is a purple polyester print and a light blue paisley polyester print fabric. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39796/
[Bluebonnets along Casa Piedra road]
1971 picture of Texas Bluebonnets, trees, and landscape on a road in Casa Piedra. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39770/
[Marfa Improvements]
Mrs. Charlie Henderson and Mrs. Roy H. Godbold are examining the new litter containers placed along Highland Street in downtown Marfa in 1970. Two unknown workers in jumpsuits stand behind the two women, and a sanitation truck is in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39567/
[Tools of the cowboy on Edwards' fence]
Group of cowboy items on Edwards' fence. Clockwise: blanket, cowboy hat, cowboy saddle with blanket, and cowboy boots resting on a bale of hay. All of the items are leaning against a tall fence. A local farm is behind the items. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39548/
[Stock pen in Marfa near golf course]
Stock pen on the way to a golf course near Marfa. The stock pen is in the center of the photograph and spans the length of the photograph. A small shadow of Johnny Gibbens can be seen in the far right hand corner of the stock pen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39547/
[Joe C. Mitchell Ranch]
J.C. Mitchell ranch. A metal and wood structure stands in the center of a barren pasture. Behind the structure in the far distance stands one bovine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39546/
[Mimms Ranch]
Mimms Ranch in Marfa, Texas. A barbed wire fence extends from the far right corner to the left center of the photograph. The land is barren apart from a small hilly area at the horizon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39545/
[Insurance agency belonging to the Ligons]
Exterior of the Ligon insurance agency. Three people are standing in front of the insurance agency. Left to right are: Alice Lignon, Willie Jo Ligon, and an unnamed woman. The unnamed woman is standing to the right of a blue car. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39537/
[Secretary for Lignon Insurance Agency at work]
Interior of the Ligon insurance agency. Estella Madrid is sitting behind a large wooden desk in an office. A typewriter is in front of her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39536/
[Christopher's Department Store]
Exterior of Christopher's Department Store. Two people are standing in front of the store. Left to right are: W.W. Christopher and J.W. Christopher. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39535/
[Employees at Christopher's Department Store]
Interior of Christopher's Department Store. Two males and one female are standing around a desk. One woman is seated at the desk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39534/
[M.S. Baker in front of Baker's Jewelers]
Exterior of Baker's Jewelers. M.S. Baker is standing in front of his store. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39533/
[Employees at Baker's Jewelers]
Interior of Baker's Jewelers. Three people are standing behind a jewelry counter. From front to back: Mrs. Dorothy Walker, Mrs. Lillian Arce, and Oscar Sanchez. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39532/
[Gloria's Beauty Salon]
Exterior of Gloria's Beauty Salon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39531/
[Gloria Rivera with customer]
Interior of Gloria's Beauty Salon. Gloria Rivera is helping a customer with her hair. Gloria is standing, while the customer is seated. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39530/
[Mando's Drive In]
Exterior of Mando's Drive In. An unknown male is standing in the left corner, in front of Mando's Drive In. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39529/
[Armando and Lucy Garcia at Mando's Drive In]
Interior of Mando's Drive In. Two people are standing behind the checkout counter of the restaurant. Front: Eduardo "Lito" Quintela. Back: Lucy Garcia. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39528/
[Kathryn Cass and friends in a red Maxwell car]
Photograph of Kathryn Cass and James Cass on their 60th wedding anniversary. Kathryn Cass is to the left of James Cass. Both are sitting on a couch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39523/
[Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, 1970]
Portrait of Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, circa 1970s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39503/
[Mrs. Francisca Gonzales]
This is a picture of Mrs. Francisca Gonzales. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39466/
[Paula Quiroz Carrasco, Knitting]
Color photograph of Paula Quiroz Carrasco sitting outside knitting an afghan. Beside her sit some of her other handicrafts. This photo was included in a research paper by Silvino Ocon for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39462/
There's Nobody Like Him
This is a paper describing the life of the cowboys and cattle ranchers from the early 1900s to the present day in the Marfa, Texas area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39484/
An Interesting Person
Research paper written by Irma Espinosa for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It is about Angelita M. Campos, wife of Lino Campos. The paper discusses her early life and her hobby of making quilts and curtains. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39438/
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/
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/
The Campos Family
This is a research paper written by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It covers the history of the Campos family of west Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39434/
Casa De Piedra School
Description of the Casa De Piedra School in Marfa, Texas. This accompanied a photograph in a research report by Maria Valenzuela in 1974. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39429/
The Rock House
This is a paper describing both Casa Piedra, "The Rock House," and the people who lived in Casa Piedra. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39428/
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/
Brother and Sister Carrasco
This is a research paper written by Ninfa Porras for an American History Class at Marfa High School on January 17, 1977. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39414/
History of the Carrasco Family
Research paper giving the biography of Valentin Carrasco, his parents, his work on a sheep ranch, his children, his wife Angela. This is a research paper written by Flora Carrasco about her grandfather for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1970. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39412/
The Childers Family
This is a paper describing the Childers family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39409/
The Rafael Carrasco Family
Research paper about the Rafael Carrasco Family of Marfa, Texas. It describes his parents, his wife, his children, their ranch and grocery store.This is a research paper written by Abigay C. Acosta for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1970. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39411/
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Paper describing St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39401/
Churches in the West Texas Vicinity
Paper by Delia Jurado describing the history of several churches and missions in the West Texas area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39399/
John F. Conners
This is a research paper written by Mary Francis Conners for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1977. It is a brief biography of John Francis Conners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39393/
Barriers in Labor During the Depression
Paper based on an interview with Johnnie Collie. The paper describes his family, his different jobs in a variety of places and his time in the U.S. Army. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977 by Orlando Garcia. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39390/
Life of Bentura Contreras
Paper describing the life of Bentura Contreras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39389/
Letter accompanying the Colquitt Spoon
Letter from Walt Roberts that was sent along with the Colquitt Spoon to someone named Lee. The Colquitts were a ranching family in Presidio County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39387/
Paper about early Cars in Marfa
Paper written by an David Newton for a history class at Marfa High School. The first page of the report is missing. The report discusses early autos, problems with tires, types of engines, transmissions, and the difficulty of getting parts for automobiles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39388/
First Cattle in the Chisos Mountains
Paper of the first cattle in the Chisos Mountains, with information about Captain Jim Gillette, Tinnel Ward, and John Ward. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39386/
Ira Cline - Disciple of Law
This is a research paper written by Pablo Alvarado for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 13, 1972. It is a biography of Ira Cline, a man who worked in law enforcement most of his life in west Texas and Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39385/
Marfa Businesses
This is a paper describing Marfa, Texas businesses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39383/
An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero
This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39382/
Big Jimmy
Paper describing the life of James Henry Cass. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39381/
Felicitas Contreras
Paper detailing the life of Felicitas Contreras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39378/
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/
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