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Marfa Junior Historians

Marfa Junior Historians

Date: 1977~
Creator: Bennett, Lee
Description: 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.
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Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis

Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis

Date: January 1977
Creator: Sanchez, Delma
Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis from Marfa, Texas, who contracted polio at the age of seven - She later went on to eat dinner with President Roosevelt, become Woman of the Year in 1968, and write poetry.
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[Mrs. Francisca Gonzales]

[Mrs. Francisca Gonzales]

Date: [1977]
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a picture of Mrs. Francisca Gonzales.
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[Paula Quiroz Carrasco, Knitting]

[Paula Quiroz Carrasco, Knitting]

Date: 1977
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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The Young Lady Who Recommended Herself

The Young Lady Who Recommended Herself

Date: December 13, 1976
Creator: Alvarodo, Rosalba
Description: 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.
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One Wrong Cut

One Wrong Cut

Date: December 1976
Creator: Polson, Rink
Description: This report relates an anecdote about Edward "Speck" Bogel, the son of a rancher in Marfa, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Flyer for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa

Flyer for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa

Date: March 25, 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Flyer for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Program for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa

Program for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa

Date: March 25, 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Program for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Actor from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Actor from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Date: March 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Gene and Cleo Odell preparing for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" presented on March 25 and 26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium, in Marfa, Texas.
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Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"

Date: March 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Audience at the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library