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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/
A Research Theme - The Old Borunda Cafe
Research paper written by Elida Acota for a history class at Marfa High School in 1964. It is a biography about Carolina Palomo Borunda. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87664/
Cicilio Acosta
Paper by Mario Acosta about his relative, Cicilio Acosta, a farmer in Redford, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88241/
Thomas Acosta
Paper by Mario Acosta about his relatives, Thomas and Eliza Acosta. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88243/
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/
Those Early Days
Research paper written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966 by Saul C. Acosta. The paper is about his grandfather, Rafael Carrasco (1860 - 1954) and his ranch, family and transport business. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39424/
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/
An Interesting Person
Paper written for a history Class at Marfa High School by Rosalba Alvarado in 1977. The report is based on an interview with C.J. Alvarado in January 1977. He was a school teacher in Duval and Presidio Counties and later a postmaster in Redford, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88158/
The Young Lady Who Recommended Herself
Paper written for a history Class at Marfa High School by Rosalba Alvarado. It is the story of how Cosme Alvarado chose a woman for his office assistant based on what he saw rather than any letter of recommendation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88145/
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/
[Marfa, Texas 1918]
In the foreground of this photograph, four people in cowboy hats sit in the shade of a tree. Behind them is what appears to be an unpaved main street of Marfa, circa 1918, with storefronts, telephone poles, and cars of the time period. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40210/
[Presidio County Court House & Marfa High School]
This print has photographs of the Presidio County Court House and Marfa High School buildings. The Court House building has a car parked outside and trees planted in the front. There is a printed border around the photographs and each is labeled. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40209/
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/
Mexican Refugees
Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing to Marfa to escape Pancho Villa in 1914. Some are on foot, some are on horseback and some ride in wagons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87628/
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/
Church History: Book IV
Journal written by Blanche Avant titled, "Church History, Book IV," about the history of the Episcopal church. The final pages of the journal contain recipes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88275/
[Letter From R. Avant to A. M. Avant]
Letter from R. Avant to A. M. Avant. The letter concerns family business and real estate. It is written on Dillard & Avant letterhead and dated September 30, 1906. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88268/
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/
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/
[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/
A Theme of the History of the Marfa Baptist Church
Theme paper written by Rose Mary Baize for Mrs. Murphy Bennett's American History class at Marfa High School in January 1964. It covers the history of the Baptist church in Marfa including the various buildings where it met, who the leaders were and how it changed overtime. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87857/
Hub Castleberry, Camp Cook
Research paper written by Roxanne Baker detailing the life of Hub Castleberry as a camp cook for the McElroy or Y ranch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39395/
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/
Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas
This is a research paper written by Sammy Barnett for an American History Class at Marfa High School on May 2, 1964. It describes the early settlers in West Texas, how they arrived and the hardships they faced. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39994/
Blanche Avant
Oval photographic portrait of Blance Avant, c. 1913. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88203/
Hand-made Leather Wallet
Hand-made leather wallet by Junior Historian, Frank Barton, c. 1961. The exterior has two toned leather with an image of a covered wagon embossed on it. Inside there are cattle brand symbols, a western hat and a cowboy boot with spurs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87845/
Life of the Bogel Family
This report is a brief biography of William Woodworth Bogel and his children, focusing in particular on Gus Bogel and his wife, Annie Maude Bogel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39986/
Marfa Junior Historians
Paper by Lee Bennett about the Junior Historians in Marfa, Texas. It explains what they do, projects and papers the have written and awards they have won. She discusses how history helps young people build relationships with their parents and living relatives through interviews, projects and oral history and how they learn to appreciate the Big Bend area by researching things about it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88261/
Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"
This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39989/
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/
Bloys Campmeeting, 1980-1973
This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1973 service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39978/
Bloys Campmeeting Association
This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1970 service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39977/
Texas Sheriff's Association Convention
Photograph of a Convention of the Texas Sheriff's Association. A.M. Avant, is second from the right on the front row. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88237/
Texas Sheriff's Association Convention, 1903
Photograph of the 1903 Convention of the Texas Sheriff's Association. A.M. Avant, the President is in the center, his name is written in ink on the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88236/
[Look-out Tower at Fort Davis]
This color photograph has a stone building and surrounding rocks and plant life in the foreground and distant mountains and desert landscaping in the background. The inscription on the back of the photograph says: "Look out tower built by CCC boys at Ft. Davis on Scenic Loop at State Park." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40204/
[Overlooking Fort Davis #1]
This photograph is a scenic photo showing the landscape of Davis Mountain State Park. There are rocks and vegetation in the foreground and mountains in the distance. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Overlooking Ft. Davis, Texas from same position at State Park." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40203/
[Overlooking Fort Davis #2]
This photograph is a scenic photo showing the landscape of Davis Mountain State Park. There are large rocks in the foreground and mountains in the distance. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Overlooking Ft. Davis, Tex. from same position at State Park." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40202/
Anne Jordan Childers
This is a paper describing Anne Jordan Childers texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39408/
Fort Davis
This photograph shows Fort Davis at a distance with mountains in the background. In the foreground, there are cacti and two young boys sitting on a rock in the lower right hand corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40198/
Indian Lodge
This photograph has a large white building in adobe (pueblo) style architecture, centered within the scenery. There are trees and brush in the foreground, outside wire fencing which encloses the building, and hills in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40200/
[Woman on a Rock in Davis Mountain State Park]
This photograph focuses primarily on several large rocks. There is a woman, dressed casually, sitting atop the rock at the front of the photograph. In the distance, there is a desert landscape with scrub and other rocks. At the bottom of the photograph, there is a handwritten label: "Davis Mtn's State Park." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40199/
Marfa Soldiers in World War II
List of names of men who fought in World War II that is posted on a fence outside St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. It includes names of the men who died and veterans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87885/
Life of Jesus Cabezuela
This is a paper describing the life of Jesus Cabezuela, by Nora Cabezuela. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39443/
[Jerman and Petrolina]
Research paper by Christina Carrasco for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1969. It has biographical information about the Carrasco family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39423/
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 Construction of an Adobe House
Research paper written by Joe Luis Carrasco about the process of building an adobe house. Also included are two pages of photographs that show the process. This paper was written in 1972 for an American History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88256/
Jose Ceniceros
Paper written by Freddie Ceniceros chronicling the life of Jose Ceniceros. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39394/
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/
Adobes
Research paper written by Sammy Cobos about the construction of adobe buildings. Several examples of adobe buildings from Marfa and Ruidosa are explained. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87961/
The Pisa
Paper based on an interview with Manuel Colomo about his time in the service in Europe. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39379/
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