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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 County: Presidio County, TX
 Decade: 1910-1919
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Julia C. Galindo, Maria Acosta, and Angelita Campos

Julia C. Galindo, Maria Acosta, and Angelita Campos

Date: September 6, 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two sisters, Julia C. Galindo, Maria Acosta, and their sister-in-law, Angelita Campos. This photo was taken on September 6, 1919 in Marfa, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
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[Five Military Men]

[Five Military Men]

Date: September 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of five military men sitting on wooden crates. From left to right, the men are Lieutenant F. S. Estill, Lieutenant R. H. Cooper, Rayma L. "Andy" Andrews, Lieutenant W. M. "Pinky" Amis, and Lieutenant W. F. Parkin. Parkin is holding two dogs. The photograph was taken during the search for Lts. Peterson and Davis, two Army pilots stranded in Mexico after their plane crash landed.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Paula Cortez Wedding

Paula Cortez Wedding

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Paula Quintana on her wedding day. Beside her are her bridesmaids, Rosa Gonzales (L) and Jesusita Valenzuela Duran (R). She was 14 on the day of her wedding to Simon Cortez in 1919.
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Hans Briam's Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas

Hans Briam's Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior of Hans Briam's Grocery Store. On the left is E.T. McDonald and on the right is Hans Briam. Written on the back of the photo is, "I Never Sleep" The merchant who has practically everything and will sell it to you for less.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Wedding Photo of Encarnacion and Jose Chavez in 1918

Wedding Photo of Encarnacion and Jose Chavez in 1918

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Description of this photo from a paper by Londa Venegas written in January 1977 for a Marfa High School history class, "In this picture are my grandmother's parents, brothers, and sisters. From top left to right is: Maria, Jose and Encarnacion Chavez, Jose Jr. Center left to right: Manuela, my grandmother Francisca, her parents Jose and Thomasa, Teofila, Jose Inez. Bottom left to right: Sisto, Jesus, the baby is Paula, Sabina, and Pantalion Herrera. This picture was taken when my great aunt was married to Jose Chavez in 1918 in Casa Pierda."
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[Wedding photograph of Luis and Nieves Colomo]

[Wedding photograph of Luis and Nieves Colomo]

Date: September 19, 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Nieves Marquez and Luis Colomo on their wedding day. Nieves is wearing a wedding dress created by her two sisters, Carlota and Dorotea Marquez. Both Nieves and Luis are standing. Nieves is to the left of Luis. Luis is wearing a suit with no tie. Nieves was sixteen in the photograph and Luis was twenty-one years of age.
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Jose Maria Chavez

Jose Maria Chavez

Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Description of a photo of Jose Maria Chavez from a paper written in 1966 for a Marfa High School history class by Mary Melendez reads, "The picture was taken in 1917. The person is Jose Maria Chavez. He was serving in the army when the picture was taken. He served during World War I. He was at that time married to Christina Magallenez. They were living in Marfa at that time. After he completed his military services he came home to Marfa where his wife was. They had four children to take care of and send to school. He was a cook by occupation and worked for ranchers around the Marfa area. With the money he earned he sent his children to school to learn to read and write. He always tried to give his family whatever they needed."
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[Luis Colomo, age 20]

[Luis Colomo, age 20]

Date: March 12, 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Luis Colomo is seated in a 1900s style chair. He is wearing a full suit with a tie, and boots. He is approximately twenty years of age.
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Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez

Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Anastacio Chavaria, his wife Luisa Flores Chavaria and their grandson Manuel Nunez in Ruidosa, Texas in 1916. They stand near a chair with a potted geranium sitting on it. Anastacio and Manuel wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Stella Nunez for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
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Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta

Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta in Marfa, Texas in 1916. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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