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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 Decade: 1910-1919
[Marfa, Texas 1918]

[Marfa, Texas 1918]

Date: [c. 1918]
Creator: Arnold's Art Studio
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Hensley Family

The Hensley Family

Date: 1917
Creator: Arnold, Herbert J.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Mexican Refugees

Mexican Refugees

Date: 1914
Creator: Arnold, Herbert J.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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
Blanche Avant

Blanche Avant

Date: 1913~
Creator: Barr
Description: Oval photographic portrait of Blance Avant, c. 1913.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Mrs. W. W. Bogel

Mrs. W. W. Bogel

Date: 1913
Creator: Cones
Description: This photograph is a portrait of Sarah Newton Bogel. She appears to be middle-aged and is wearing a dress with a dark pattern and lace as well as a necklace. There is a typed caption under the photograph that says "Mrs. W. W. Bogel" as well as a handwritten note on the back that says, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel c. 1913." Additionally, there is a handwritten note accompanying the photograph that reads, "Mrs. William Woodworth (Sarah Newton) Bogel a real Marfa and Presidio County pioneer. She came to Marfa with her husband and daughter, Jessie - age 2 - in 1884. Photo made in 1913" signed "W. B. Hubbard."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of a Horse in a Field]

[Photograph of a Horse in a Field]

Date: 1918
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Description: Photograph of a large field with mountains on the horizon and nothing to be seen except a windmill in the distance and a horse in the foreground. Frank Duncan's title for the photo, printed at the bottom, is: "Out Across the Plains"
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]

[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]

Date: 1918
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Description: Photograph of Mexican Canyon on Allen and Crawford Ranch in Lajitas, Texas. Photo was taken by Frank Duncan and is copyrighted in 1918.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[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."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Hilaria Acosta, 1914

Hilaria Acosta, 1914

Date: 1914
Creator: Heredia, Delfina
Description: Photographic portrait of a Hilaria Acosta.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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