[Foundation for Adobe House]

[Foundation for Adobe House]

Date: 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the foundation for an adobe house. There is a large pile of dirt in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Adobe House]

[Adobe House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an adobe house. The house does not yet have a roof. The foundation, doors and windows have been completed.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Wild Cane]

[Wild Cane]

Date: 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of wild cane that will be used for roofing material for an adobe house. The wild cane is in a pile on the ground next to an adobe building. The building has no roof.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Adobe Bricks]

[Adobe Bricks]

Date: 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of adobe bricks drying outside. They will later be used to build a house nearby. There are short adobe walls in the foreground. In the background are other small buildings.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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]

[Adobe House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an adobe house and several people sitting and standing around it. A child is standing by the door. A woman holding a baby animal is standing near the side of the house. Three adults and two children are sitting and standing on the roof of the house. They are also holding animals. The house is built into the side of a cliff. A note in the lower right corner says, "Duncan Photo 1442 The Rio Grande."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

Date: January 1977
Creator: Conners, Mary Francis
Description: Research paper written by Mary Francis Conners about the construction of adobe bricks and buildings. The paper describes what adobe is and where adobe buildings are normally found. This paper was written in in January of 1977 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library