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Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Page with a photograph and description of an adobe house in 1910 built of mud located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek. This was part of a report done for a History class at Marfa High School.
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[Adobe Structure]

[Adobe Structure]

Date: 1972~
Creator: Graham, Val
Description: Photographic detail of an adobe house. Arched shape may be a sort of chimney on a roof.
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Adobes

Adobes

Date: December 2, 1968
Creator: Cobos, Sammy
Description: Research paper written by Sammy Cobos about the construction of adobe buildings. Several examples of adobe buildings from Marfa and Ruidosa are explained. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School.
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[Aerial Photograph of Marfa]

[Aerial Photograph of Marfa]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of an aerial view of Marfa, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marfa, Texas - Fall 1919, White canvas hangars under "t," top center, marks airfield to east of town. Picture taken at about 1500' with pocket camera by Lieutenant Stacy C. Hinkle, 11th Aero Squadron, Army Air Service."
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[Aerial Photograph of River]

[Aerial Photograph of River]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of mountains and a river. There is a bi-plane in flight in the lower right corner.
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Aerial View of Camp Holland

Aerial View of Camp Holland

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial photo of Camp Holland in the Rimrock Mountains in west Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by William Kim Thornsburg for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
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[After the deer hunt]

[After the deer hunt]

Date: November 1916
Creator: Fred J. Feldman Co.
Description: In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
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The Air Age Comes to Marfa

The Air Age Comes to Marfa

Date: October 13, 1972
Creator: Walker, John
Description: Research paper written by John Walker about Cal Rodgers' historic cross-continental flight on the Vin Fiz Flyer and his stop in Marfa, Texas. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School and is dated October 13, 1972.
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[Air Plane Wrecked At Marfa Texas]

[Air Plane Wrecked At Marfa Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a plane wreck in Marfa, Texas in June 1919. The plane has crashed into a small pond. Two men can be seen standing in the background. In the foreground is clothing, including a hat, that belonged to children killed when the plane hit the pond. A handwritten note on the photograph says, "Air plane wrecked at Marfa Tex June 26th 1919."
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[Aircraft Hangar]

[Aircraft Hangar]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several people inside an aircraft hangar, including a young child. Several planes are visible in the background, outside the hangar.
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