"Life on the Rio Grande"

"Life on the Rio Grande"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Engraved for Godey's Lady's Book
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
American History Research Project on The Brite's Ranch Raid

American History Research Project on The Brite's Ranch Raid

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper written by Ruben Pena-Alforo for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It tells the story of the raid by Mexican bandits on the L.C. Brite Ranch near Marfa, Texas. They stole a lot of goods from the ranch store and murdered three innocent people.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Brewster County

Brewster County

Date: 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Brewster County, Texas, including the Big Bend Country region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of Starr County

Map of Starr County

Date: 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of Starr County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some notes are marked in color. Scale ca. 1:60,000.
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of the County of Starr, State of Texas.

Map of the County of Starr, State of Texas.

Date: October 15, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of Starr County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of Starr County

Map of Starr County

Date: February 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral "tracing" map of Starr County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some notes and features are marked in color; locations of ranches, lagunas, roads, surveys, and creeks are noted. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Starr County

Starr County

Date: April 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of Starr County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Terrell County

Terrell County

Date: September 1905
Creator: Walker, Addison
Description: Cadastral map of Terrell County, Texas in the Big Bend Country region. Some notes and properties are marked in color. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Webb County

Webb County

Date: April 5, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of Webb County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some boundaries are marked in color. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
[Rio Grande River Crossing at Candelaria, Texas]

[Rio Grande River Crossing at Candelaria, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Rio Grande. There is an arrow with the word "Crossing" pointing to a point in the river. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rio Grande River crossing at Candelaria, Texas where Captain Leonard F. Matlack, troop "K" - 8th Cavalry crossed to ransom Lieutenants H. G. Peterson and Paul H. Davis, August 20, 1919 (1 A.M.)."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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