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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
[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/
Ashton House and Family
Research paper written by Cheryl Donaldson about the Ashton House, a house in Marfa, Texas. The paper covers the house from when it was built in 1898 by Dr. Monagin to its sale after Mrs. Ashton's death in 1941. This paper was written in 1970 for a class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88005/
Beta Sigma Phi Members
Page with a photograph and description of three members of Beta Sigma Phi. They are preparing Christmas decorations for an upcoming dance. Pictured (L-R): Mrs. Jack Brunson, Mrs. Charlie Henderson, and Mrs. Carl Robinson. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87682/
Beta Sigma Phi Members
Photograph of three women who are members of Beta Sigma Phi. They are preparing Christmas decorations for an upcoming dance. Pictured (L-R): Mrs. Jack Brunson, Mrs. Charlie Henderson, and Mrs. Carl Robinson. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87532/
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/
C.J. Alvorado
Photograph of C .J. Alvorado in the 1970s. He wears a suit and tie and a Western hat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88157/
[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/
The Drake Family
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Drake family, who first came to Texas in the 1850s. John Drake, the author's grandfather, was a poor ranch man, and the author's father, Dawson Cole Drake, was stationed in England during his military service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494353/
[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/
[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/
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/
Fort Davis 1880
Research paper written to describe six photographs of buildings and men at Fort Davis in West Texas in the 1880s. Once a militaty fort, it is now a National Historic Site. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87834/
[Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, 1970]
Portrait of Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, circa 1970s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39503/
[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/
[Gloria's Beauty Salon]
Exterior of Gloria's Beauty Salon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39531/
Grandmother's Doll Collection
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a doll collection comprised of three hundred dolls representing every era from 1400 C.E. to the 1970s. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture the author's grandmother uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from the author's collection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494205/
[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/
Life of Bentura Contreras
Paper describing the life of Bentura Contreras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39389/
The Life of Juan Dominguez
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Juan Dominguez - joining the Border Patrol, marriages, duties as a Border Patrol officer, and retirement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494351/
[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/
[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/
[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/
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/
[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/
Personal Letter from Lee Roy Middleton
Copy of a letter written from Lee Roy Middleton to Lonnie Wiemers in February 1970. It contains biographical information about Mr.L.C. Brite. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87364/
Large Cougar Killed in 1970
Photograph of a large cougar killed on the 101 Ranch in 1970 during the deer hunting season. This photo is in the Marfa Locker Plant, behind the cougar are some deer waiting to be processed. This photo was included in a research paper by Harvey Slaton for an American History class in 1971. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87575/
The Borunda Family
Report written for a Marfa High School history class by Paul Spitzer on December 7, 1970. The paper briefly tells the story of Carolina Palomo and Cipriano Borunda. Carolina ran the Old Borunda Cafe. It covers their childhoods, their relocation to Marfa with their families, their marriage, their businesses, and their deaths. It includes a hand-drawn family tree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87665/
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/
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/
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/
History and Organization of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Research paper for an American History class at Marfa High School, written by Debbie Henderson on December 7, 1970. The paper gives the history of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, with extensive coverage of the U.S. Border Patrol at Marfa, Texas. It includes information about smugglers during prohibition, patrolmen's uniforms, the minimum requirements to join the U. S. Border Patrol, as well as the names of the staff people at the Marfa Headquarters in 1971. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87686/
History of the Baeza Family
Research paper written by Bernardo Baeza about his ancestors in Mexico. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1970. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88255/
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/
[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/
The Gospel West of the Pecos
This is a research paper written by Janet Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The report covers the history of the Bloys Camp Meetings in west Texas held by Rev. William Benjamin Bloys beginning in the summer of 1890. It describes the camp grounds, the groups that met each summer, and improvements through the years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39979/
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/
Pictures
Part of a research paper by Cheryl Donaldson about the Ashton House, a house owned by Mrs. Ashton in Marfa, Texas. This section includes photographs of the house, paintings of the house and Mrs. Ashton's piano. There is also a letter from Lee Roy Middleton to Lonnie Wiemers about Mrs. Ashton. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88008/
Wildllife of the Big Bend
This is a research paper written by Harvey Slaton for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The paper describes a day in the Big Bend area, noting all the wildlife one might see. Harvey has also included his free-hand drawings of many animals and birds included in the report. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87694/
Belle of the Ball
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a fictitious story explaining scenes, people, and events a young woman in the early 1900s might have experienced. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494285/
The Old Borunda Cafe
Photograph of The Old Borunda Cafe in Marfa. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87380/
[Ashton House]
Photograph of the roof of the Ashton House in Marfa, Texas. The house is made of brick. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Ashton House 1971." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88004/
Cart on Carolina Borunda Humphries' Ranch
Photograph of an old wooden cart on the ranch of Carolina Borunda Humphries, west of Marfa. This photograph was part of a report done for a history class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87369/
[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/
[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/
[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/
[Ashton House]
Photograph of the porch of the Ashton House in Marfa, Texas. The house is dilapidated and the yard is overgrown with grass and weeds. The porch roof is held up with two wooden posts. A handwritten note on the back says, "Armida Campos, Time: March 19, 1971, Place: A very old house near the "lce Plant." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88003/
[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/
[Photograph of Rifles, Pistol, and Bugle]
Photograph of two 22 rifles, a pistol and holster, and a bugle laying on a flat surface. A handwritten note on the back of the photo states that they are from Mr. Stan Dempsey's collection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494348/
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