Fort Davis, detail of adobe

Fort Davis, detail of adobe

Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of an adobe wall at Fort Davis.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fort Davis, ruins of adobe building

Fort Davis, ruins of adobe building

Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of ruins of an adobe building at Fort Davis.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Making Adobe]

[Making Adobe]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of two young boys mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man in a khaki shirt and jeans stands behind them near a bale of hay.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[A Conversation About Adobe]

[A Conversation About Adobe]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of two elderly women engaged in a conversation with a man in uniform who is holding a chunk of adobe in his hands. The man is identified as David McDonald, the director of Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead. A patch on the arm of his uniform reads Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[A Texas Parks and Wildlife Employee Making Adobe]

[A Texas Parks and Wildlife Employee Making Adobe]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a man, who is an employee of Texas Parks and Wildlife, making adobe while kneeling on the hay-covered ground. He is working next to a hole filled with a liquid adobe mixture, which is being stirred by an individual who is not visible. They are part of a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Two Texas Parks and Wildlife Employees Mixing Adobe]

[Two Texas Parks and Wildlife Employees Mixing Adobe]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a couple of Texas Parks and Wildlife employees mixing a liquid adobe mixture in a pit in the ground. They are part of a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left is Amanda Pape.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[David McDonald Giving Adobe Making Instructions]

[David McDonald Giving Adobe Making Instructions]

Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of David McDonald, from Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead, giving adobe-making instructions at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is standing in a pit of mud that has been dug into the ground. A girl and a boy are mixing up the mud with a shovel and a hoe. Several people are watching from behind.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Young Boy Making Adobe]

[Young Boy Making Adobe]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a young boy mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a brown shirt and a bandanna around his head. In the background a woman in a dress is seated, watching him work.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
The Construction of an Adobe House

The Construction of an Adobe House

Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Carrasco, Joe Luis
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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