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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
C.J. Alvorado
Photograph of C .J. Alvorado in the 1970s. He wears a suit and tie and a Western hat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88157/
The Camels are Coming
Paper illustrating the history of the US Army Camel Corps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39375/
The Campos Family
This is a research paper written by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It covers the history of the Campos family of west Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39434/
Carolina Borunda
Portionof a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975. It describes three photographs of Carolina Palomo Bondura. The information came from her daughter, Carolina Borunda Humphries. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87662/
The Carrasco Family
This is a research paper written by Rosalinda Villarreal for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It is a biography of the the Carrasco Family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39415/
Cart on Carolina Borunda Humphries' Ranch
Photograph of an old wooden cart on the ranch of Carolina Borunda Humphries, west of Marfa. This photograph was part of a report done for a history class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87369/
Casa De Piedra School
Description of the Casa De Piedra School in Marfa, Texas. This accompanied a photograph in a research report by Maria Valenzuela in 1974. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39429/
Cast of the Play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial"
Entire cast of the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" which was presented on March 25 and 26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium, in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88141/
Celia Acosta
Paper describing a photograph of Celia Acosta at age 7, dressed for her first Holy Communion. It also contains other biographical information about Celia. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88040/
Chaney
Biographical paper by Dolores Navarette about Chaney, a well-loved African American man who lived in Marfa from 1932-1972. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in February 1978. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39369/
Chanting Choir from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"
Chanting choir from 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. First row (L-R): Cathy Bailey, Debbie Mitchell, Laurie Mitchell, Ruth Roman, Kathy Robinson, Terry Ceniceros, Elvira Barrera, Frank Alvarado, Adele West. Second row (L-R): Valery Granado, Jay Hope, Jettie Steen, Susan Merrifield, Ann Earney, Maria Almance, Arnulfo Garcia, Danny Jurado, and Carmen Lopez. Third row (L-R): Russell Guevara, Sammy Rubio, Richard Rios, Pat Dunsavage, Carl Crouch, Becky Tharp, Danny Watts, and Virginia Calanche. Top row (L-R): Glenn Garcia and Benny Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88099/
Chanting Choir from the Play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial"
Chanting choir from the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial" which was presented on March 25 and 26, 1976 in the Gregg Auditorium, in Marfa, Texas. Front row (L-R): Cathy Bailey, Debbie Mitchell, Laurie Mitchell, Ruth Roman, Kathy Robinson, Terry Ceniceros, Frank Alvarado, Adele West and Frank Baeza.Row two (L-R): Valery Granado, Jay Hope, Jettie Steen, Ann Earney, Maria Almance and Elvira Barrera. Row three (L-R): Russell Guevara, Sammy Rubio, Susan Merrifield, Arnulfo Garcia and Carmen Lopez. Row Four (L-R): Carl Crouch, Price Robinson, Danny Watts, Richard Rios, Patricia Dunsavage, Glenn Garcia, Becky Tharpe, Benny Herrera, Virginia Calanche, Lilia Mediano and Danny Jurado. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88132/
Character from "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial"
Susan Scott in her costume from the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88093/
Character from the Play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial"
Bishop Bailey, Jr. in 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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88129/
Characters from the Play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial-America On Trial"
Mike Henderson and Rink Polson in 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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88127/
The Childers Family
This is a paper describing the Childers family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39409/
[Chimney on Roof]
Photograph of a chimney on a roof of an old house in West Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87934/
[Christopher's Department Store]
Exterior of Christopher's Department Store. Two people are standing in front of the store. Left to right are: W.W. Christopher and J.W. Christopher. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39535/
Churches in the West Texas Vicinity
Paper by Delia Jurado describing the history of several churches and missions in the West Texas area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39399/
[Clay Roof Tiles on an Old House]
Photograph of clay tiles on an old roof of a house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87950/
The Construction of an Adobe House
Research paper written by Joe Luis Carrasco about the process of building an adobe house. Also included are two pages of photographs that show the process. This paper was written in 1972 for an American History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88256/
Cow Country Comedy
Paper on the history and development of West Texas humor texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39367/
The Crosson Family
Paper written by Jon Polson for his history class at Marfa High School on January 29, 1978. It is about the family of George and Lizzie Crosson, two of the earliest settlers in west Texas. They arrived by covered wagon in 1866-1867. The started the Goat Mountain Ranch and had five children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39368/
[Decorative Dormer]
Photograph of a dormer with decorative wooden shingles on an old house in West Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87933/
Disastrous Depression of the 1930's
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Great Depression of the 1930s, specifically in Presidio County, Texas, with numerous interviews from farmers and ranchers of the Depression era. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494229/
The Drake Family
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Drake family, who first came to Texas in the 1850s. John Drake, the author's grandfather, was a poor ranch man, and the author's father, Dawson Cole Drake, was stationed in England during his military service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494353/
The Economics of the Lumber Activity at Old Fort Davis from 1854-1884
Research paper written by Mac Morrow on July 13, 1972. The paper describes the the lumber activities in Fort Davis, Texas. It covers the history of Fort Davis, the climate of the area, the costs of obtaining lumber, sawmills nearby, and Indian attacks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87837/
Eddie Pierce
Photograph of Eddie Pierce, owner of Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc. in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87593/
[Employees at Baker's Jewelers]
Interior of Baker's Jewelers. Three people are standing behind a jewelry counter. From front to back: Mrs. Dorothy Walker, Mrs. Lillian Arce, and Oscar Sanchez. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39532/
[Employees at Christopher's Department Store]
Interior of Christopher's Department Store. Two males and one female are standing around a desk. One woman is seated at the desk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39534/
Employees at Colomo's Handy Store
Photograph of employees inside Colomo's Handy Store in Marfa, Texas. Individuals are: Frank Quintanar, Pete Parras and Hilario Rivera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87597/
Employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc.
Photograph of mechanics and servicemen, Manuel Martinez, Joe Acosta, Humphris, Bill, and Henry Mata, employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc. in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87596/
Employees of Nu-Way Grocery Store
Photograph of Jesse Chavez, Eaton Wells and Mike Bales, employees at the Nu-Way Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87601/
Employees of Nu-Way Grocery Store
Photograph of Mr. Cano and Alfredo Rodriguez, employees at the Nu-Way Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas. They are behind the meat counter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87600/
Espejo in the Big Bend
Research paper written by Florian A. Kolodzie for a History class at Marfa High School on January 19, 1948. The paper is about the Spanish exploreres, especailly Antonio de Espejo, in the Big Bend area of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87835/
The Extinction and Return of the Bighorn Sheep in Texas
This is a research paper written by Paula Kilpatric for an American History Class at Marfa High School on April 15, 1975. It discusses the bighorn sheep population in the Big Bend area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87691/
Family History of Luis and Nieves Colomo
Paper written by Teresa Ceniceros chronicling the family life of Nieves Marquez Colomo and Luis Rodriguez Colomo. Includes descriptions of siblings, parents, and children. Details life from the late 1800s through the early 1970s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39380/
Felicitas Contreras
Paper detailing the life of Felicitas Contreras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39378/
Felix Manuela Arlacon Aguilar
Description of photographs of Felix and Manuela Arlacon Aguilar on their engagement and wedding day in 1928 and 1929 in Presidio, Texas. Written by Robert Prieto for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88058/
First Cattle in the Chisos Mountains
Paper of the first cattle in the Chisos Mountains, with information about Captain Jim Gillette, Tinnel Ward, and John Ward. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39386/
Flyer for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa
Flyer for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88143/
Fort Davis 1880
Research paper written to describe six photographs of buildings and men at Fort Davis in West Texas in the 1880s. Once a militaty fort, it is now a National Historic Site. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87834/
[Foundation for Adobe House]
Photograph of the foundation for an adobe house. There is a large pile of dirt in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88025/
[Four Unidentified Individuals by a Brick Wall]
Photograph of four unidentified individuals standing in front of a brick wall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87953/
[Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, 1970]
Portrait of Frank Ericson Coffield in uniform, circa 1970s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39503/
Fredrick Alvarado, 1943
Description of a portrait of Fredrick Alvarado, taken on April 18, 1943 in Ruidosa, New Mexico. He fought in World War II. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88066/
Genevive Prieto
Photograph of Genieve Prieto of Genevive's Beauty Shop in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87717/
Glass Bottles
Photograph of glass bottles: A. Burnett's Standard Flavoring; B. Barniz - Milk Glass; C. Dr. W.B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin; D. Barniz - Clear; E. Charles H. Fletchers Castoria; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87569/
Glass Bottles
Photograph of glass bottles: A. Anhauser Bausch - Budweiser; B. Circle A Brand; C. Milks Emulsion; D. Sky Pilot Bottling Company; E. Pabst; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87567/
Glass Bottles
Photograph of glass bottles: A. Punkin Flask; B. Regular Whiskey Flask; C. Picnic Flask; D. Habanero Whiskey; E. The Evans Chemical Company. Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87561/