The Indian Mummy

The Indian Mummy

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It describes the discovery of two mummified Indian babies from 1200 or earlier, found near Pinto Canyon in 1952. It describes how they were preserved. One was sent to the Smithsonian Institute and the other was on display at a local motel. The paper also mentions other artifacts found in the cave.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Then Came the Indians

Then Came the Indians

Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Indians of The Big Bend Country

The Indians of The Big Bend Country

Date: April 1968
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Description: This is a research paper written by Nancy Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in April 1968. The paper discusses the various tribes in west Texas and how they lived, artifacts found in pueblos and caves, historical descriptions of early Spanish interactions with the tribes, and relationships between the tribes. It covers popular legends of some tribes and legends surrounding the Marfa Lights.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Artifacts from the Buddy Webb Family

Indian Artifacts from the Buddy Webb Family

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Indian artifacts belonging to the Buddy Webb family. Shown are arrowheads and other implenments found in West Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Date: December 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of artifacts found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. Included are arrowheads, grass used to weave baskets, spears and other Indian implements. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Date: December 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of arrowheads found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of arrowheads mounted and framed. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Date: December 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of artifacts found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of baskets. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Comanches and Apaches exhibit at Fort Davis Museum

Comanches and Apaches exhibit at Fort Davis Museum

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exhibit at the Fort Davis Museum about the Comanches and Apaches, two tribes that lived in west Texas. Seen in the exhibit are photographs, moccasins, a beaded knife sheath, a saddle and other Indian artifacts.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Stone Idol

Indian Stone Idol

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Indian stone idol from the Presidio River in west Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Petroglyphs

Indian Petroglyphs

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Indian petroglyphs, or cave paintings. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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