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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 County: Presidio County, TX
 Decade: 1910-1919
Van Adams at the Gas Pump, 1914

Van Adams at the Gas Pump, 1914

Date: 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Van Adams at the gas pump in 1914, Marfa, Texas. Description on the back reads, "This is type of service stations. Normally gas was pumped into a 5 gal can & then strained thru chamois skin to keep out dirt. Probably no one remembers Van Adams. His father was a River officer." This photo was included in a research paper by David Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1971.
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
Early Restaurant in Marfa, 1913

Early Restaurant in Marfa, 1913

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Old Borunda Cafe, an early Mexican restaurant in Marfa, Texas, in 1913. The building is built of adobe bricks.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Interior of a Dry Goods Store]

[Interior of a Dry Goods Store]

Date: 1913
Creator: Sloan, Jack
Description: Photograph of the interior of a Dry Goods Store. This part of the store has furniture and suitcases.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Interior of Avant Store

Interior of Avant Store

Date: 1913
Creator: Sloan, Jack
Description: Photograph of the interior of a Dry Goods Store. This part of the store has cases and shelves with merchandise.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Interior of Avant Store

Interior of Avant Store

Date: 1913
Creator: Sloan, Jack
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Avant Store. This part of the store has cases and shelves with merchandise. Blanche Avant is on the left.
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 Angora Goat Herd]

[Photograph of Angora Goat Herd]

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of Angora goats owned by the Wilson family inside of a fenced yard, with a woman walking among them.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Photograph of the Wedding of Pilar Dominguez and Hijinio Roman]

[Photograph of the Wedding of Pilar Dominguez and Hijinio Roman]

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Pilar Dominguez and Hijinio Roman on their wedding day with their friends and wedding party on either side of them, all dressed in suits and dresses.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Felicitas Contreras and friend at portrait studio]

[Felicitas Contreras and friend at portrait studio]

Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Felicitas Contreras and an unknown friend. The photograph was taken at a picture studio, and the picture would have been given to her boyfriend to pin on the boyfriend's shirt. The girl on the left is Felicitas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library