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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 County: Presidio County, TX
 Decade: 1910-1919
Helen Ruth and Elaine Violet Briam

Helen Ruth and Elaine Violet Briam

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of (L-R) Helen Ruth and Elaine Violet Briam in 1912.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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
Hilaria Acosta, 1914

Hilaria Acosta, 1914

Date: 1914
Creator: Heredia, Delfina
Description: Photographic portrait of a Hilaria Acosta.
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
[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in 1915]

[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in 1915]

Date: c. 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Exterior picture of Jesus Cabezuela with his family in 1915. They are standing in front of a brick structure that has a saddle on wall, to the right. From left to right: Aurora Cabezuela, Jesus Cabezuela, Manuela Cabezuela, Jesus' wife, Consuelo, and Julia the babysitter.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Jose and Guadelupe Chavarria with Cavalry Soldiers

Jose and Guadelupe Chavarria with Cavalry Soldiers

Date: c. 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of cavalry soldiers near the U.S.- Mexico border, charged with keeping Pancho Villa out of the United States. In this photo two soldiers are trying to talk Jose Chavarria into selling them his horse in Ruidosa, Texas. His mother, Luisa looks on as she holds her one-year old grandson, Guadalupe. This photo was included in a research paper by Ernest Mediano for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Josephina Colomo, the youngest of the Colomo family, poses for a picture in her late teens. Picture was taken after her marriage to Carlos Spencer. She is wearing a dark dress and is sitting down.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library